Monthly Archives: October 2019

Beech forests of Spain: an autumn destination

Many people don’t realize it, but Spain is among Europe’s best autumn destinations. This is thanks to its vast mountainous forests – especially its beech forests. Each year in October and November, they take on all shades of gold, orange and red, making the hills and woodlands even more beautiful. In fact, these forests are […]

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City Portrait: Burgos

Located in Spain’s northern interior, along the famous pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela, the stunning city of Burgos was the capital of the kingdom of Castile-Leon for five centuries. Not surprisingly, it boasts a wide array of architectural masterpieces – like its cathedral, which was declared a World Heritage site. Along with the spectacular […]

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Architectural heritage: Madrid

In the massive, buzzing city of Madrid, you will find both history and tradition as well as cutting edge modernity in abundance. This is clearly visible in its architecture. Of course, the old city of Madrid is spectacular enough to rival Paris and Rome, but some of the most fascinating architecture dates back only as […]

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