WEEKEND IN SALAMANCA »
If the province of Cáceres preserves the architecture and atmosphere of medieval Spain, Salamanca is the keeper of Renaissance Spain. Ancient even as Spanish cities go, the city, ideal for a weekend visit from Madrid, was of importance as early as 222 B.C.
DON A CAPE AND WOW THE LADIES — AND GENTLEMEN! »
Part I of the Two-Part Seseña Capes Series. Warm and dashing, the capa española can be twirled haughtily around the wearer’s body twice or even three times. And Capas Seseña is the only establishment still existing in all Spain with a proud and single-minded dedication to the making of the classic Spanish cape, cut and sewn right there on the old turn-of-the-century premises. The traditional garment has been enchanting elegant national and international fashion audiences (and wearers, of course) unfailingly all these many years.
THE FIRST EUROPEAN “UNIVERSITY” & ONE OF THE WORLD’S OLDEST UNIVERSITIES IN CONTINUOUS OPERATION IS SPANISH »
Spain was one of the pioneers of university learning in the world
SPAIN CELEBRATES PECULIAR NEW YEAR’S EVE »
“The students trooped to the plaza to celebrate the end of the old year and ring in the new which will not even begin until after the Reyes in 2016”
FAST FOOD IN THE SOPORIFIC LAND OF THE SIESTA »
“There aren’t many things as radically antithetical to the essence of the Spaniard as fast food restaurants”