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Un encantador hotel de Salamanca

by Sara on Monday, August 07, 2017

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An Enchanting Hotel in Salamanca

by Trad by Mark on Monday, August 07, 2017

Just imagine..… read more »

Madrid Terraces

by Trad by Mark on Monday, July 31, 2017

They say that in the late-nineteenth-century two cafés on Matheu Street, France and Paris, competed to attract the most customers. The manager of the first one came up with something simple to have more clientele despite the small size of the locale: take out several tables into the street. The manager of the second café wasted no time in imitating him… read more »

Las terrazas de Madrid

by Diego on Monday, July 31, 2017

Cuentan que en el Madrid de finales del siglo XIX dos cafés de la calle Matheu, el de Francia y el de París, competían por atraer más clientela. Al gerente del primero se le ocurrió algo sencillo para tener más consumiciones pese a lo pequeño del local: sacar varias mesas a la calle. El gerente del segundo café no tardó en imitarle… read more »

Secret Granada - Off the Beaten Path

by Mark on Thursday, July 20, 2017

“Every curious traveler keeps Granada in his heart, even without having visited”. That’s what William Shakespeare had to say about this enchanting city… read more »

La Granada secreta – un viaje fuera de lo común

by Trad by Diego on Thursday, July 20, 2017

“Todo curioso viajero tiene a Granada en su corazón, aunque nunca la haya visitado”. Eso fue lo que dijo William Shakespeare de esta encantadora ciudad… read more »

Quito, the great simplicity

by Trad by Mark on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Many cities in the world are described in superlatives with the intention of being grandiose, until they seem almost inaccessible: the tallest building, the largest stadium, the largest statue, the most extensive museum ... highlights that astound and overwhelm us, make us feel small. Fortunately, however, there are other cities where those superlatives are cozier, more welcoming, make life easier for us and make us yet another citizen. One of these cities is Quito … read more »

Quito, la gran sencillez.

by Diego on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Muchas ciudades del mundo destacan sus “mases” con la intención de ser grandiosas hasta casi parecer inaccesibles: el edificio más alto, el estadio con mayor capacidad, la estatua más grande, el museo más extenso… hitos que nos abruman y nos epatan, que nos hacen sentir pequeños. Sin embargo, y afortunadamente, hay otras ciudades en las que esos “mases” son más hogareños, más acogedores, nos hacen la vida más fácil y nos convierten en unos ciudadanos más. Una de esas ciudades es Quito … read more »

Madrid for the bookish

by Trad by Mark on Monday, July 10, 2017

Legend has it, that since 1894, a mouse runs through the streets of Madrid every night . This legend also tells us that it is not just any mouse, but one with gold rimmed glasses and a red purse on his back. Every night since then, all children who have had a tooth fall out place it under their pillow to receive a visit from the elegant Perez the Little Mouse ( Ratoncito Pérez )… read more »

Madrid desde los libros

by Sara on Monday, July 10, 2017

Cuenta la leyenda que, desde 1894, un ratón recorre cada noche las calles de Madrid . Cuenta esta leyenda también, que no es un ratón cualquiera, sino uno con lentes de oro y una cartera roja a la espalda. Cada noche desde entonces, todos los niños a los que se les cae un diente lo colocan debajo de su almohada para recibir la visita del elegante Ratón Pérez… read more »

Guanajuato and Granada: Much in Common

by Trad by Mark on Wednesday, July 05, 2017

All cities have their charm. Granada has its own, and that of all the others. That’s what the poet Antonio Machado said, but, is there any another city in the world in which the same thing happens? We think so: Guanajuato… read more »

Guanajuato y Granada: Mucho en común

by Diego on Wednesday, July 05, 2017

“Todas las ciudades tienen su encanto. Granada el suyo y el de todas las demás” decía el poeta Antonio Machado. Pero, ¿habrá otra ciudad en el mundo a la que le pase lo mismo? Nosotros creemos que sí: Guanajuato… read more »

The 6 Best Restaurants in Salamanca

by suzanne.pope on Thursday, May 18, 2017

Fine Dinning to Cheap Eats  |   Desde cenas lujosas , hasta comidas económicas … read more »

Typical Candy from Salamanca: Las Obleas

by suzanne.pope on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

TYPICAL CANDY FROM SALAMANCA: LAS OBLEAS DULCES TÍPICOS DE SALAMANCA: LAS OBLEAS Make your stay in Salamanca even sweeter by trying one of the city’s most typical candies ! The traditional obleas are artisanal and has over three centuries of history behind it. It’s made from natural ingredients : flour, egg and sugar. Although it’s origin, like many Spanish candies, can be traced back to convents, the recipe made its way out of the monastic walls and eventually became part of a normal diet for many families. This is why today it’s common to eat them with breakfast, as dessert or guilty pleasure , or at any time of the day, along with honey, soft cheese, marmalade, chocolate or ice cream… read more »

Extraordinary Ways to See Salamanca: Boats, Bikes & Horses

by suzanne.pope on Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Think you know Salamanca already? Think again! Salamanca is full of surprises that take lifetimes to uncover. It’s one of Europe’s cultural capitals, it’s the Oxford of Spain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with outstanding universal value . A city so historic and unique as Salamanca deserves to be discovered in historic and unique ways. Go off the beaten track and discover the city’s hidden gems on boat, bike or horseback! Read below to learn about the best touristic routes… read more »

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