ADVENTURES IN SPAIN BY CATHERINE PETIT, PART II OF A THRILLING 5-PART SERIES

ADVENTURES IN SPAIN BY CATHERINE PETIT, PART II OF A THRILLING 5-PART SERIES »

26 Mar, 2019
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I longed to be inside the beautiful León Cathedral again. . . The Burgos Carhedral. . . The Seville Cathedral. . . The Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes in the magical city of Toledo. . . The Capilla Real de Granada. . . The Monasterio de la Cartuja. . . To walk around the medieval walled city of Avila. . .

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Thought for Food — Plaza Mayor Pleasures” (PART 1)

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Thought for Food — Plaza Mayor Pleasures” (PART 1) »

4 Feb, 2017
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In 1975 Jeffrey Owen observed: "The Plaza Mayor remains the heart of much of what remains of old city life in Madrid – festivals, processions, Sunday strolls and nocturnal merry-making, sun-sitting, café-lounging, tapa–hopping and al fresco dining." GUIDEPOST suggests this is still true in 2017

THE MAGIC OF MEDIEVAL TIMES

THE MAGIC OF MEDIEVAL TIMES »

24 Aug, 2016
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Knight in shining armor, minstrels singing of love and heroism, food from medieval stalls, fiery prince storming a castle where his lovely princess is held prisoner. . . They’re waiting for you in Avila!

SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THESE: Parador Hotel & Restaurant Carlos V

SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THESE: Parador Hotel & Restaurant Carlos V »

10 Dec, 2015
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Pamper yourself royally. Come to the parador where Charles V, once upon a time the world’s most powerful emperor, dwelt.