RUBAIYAT’s FEIJOADA (CAN BE ENJOYED IN MADRID, RIO DE JANIERO & SAO PAULO) 1 kilo of black turtle beans or pinto beans ( often called Alubias ) or white Cannelli beans ( NOTE: In Northwest Portugal Feijoada is made with white beans, in the Northeast it is made with red kidney beans and each family […]
Translated By: M. Alexandria Cintrano – CELTA TEFL and published journalist Hotel InterContinental Madrid – An everlasting and growing five star luxury hotel and our privileged proposal regarding the 21st millennium. HISTORICAL FACTS The Hotel InterContinental Madrid is profoundly steeped in history. In the 18th century, the property was purchased by Marqués de […]
We’re crazy for criadillas! There are two types of criadillas in Spain, one is flora and one is fauna. Let’s start with the fauna first. Spanish bulls are known for their fierceness in the ring and their testicles are fantastic when done up in the fryer! Affectionately known in the USA as “bull’s balls” or […]
Sweet Dreams Are Made Of These Since 1928, the Spanish government at the initiative of Marqués Vega Inclán, King Alfonso XIII opened the first Hotel Parador of Tourism in the heart of the Gredos Mountain range in Navarredonda de Gredos, Ávila. For the last 82 years, the Parador Hotel Network has been rescuing ancient hilltop […]
Ancient Architectural Gems Ages before the construction of this majestic monastery, monks were already residing behind the Parish church of San Miguel in what was once called The Santo Domingo Viejo. The community’s relocation to the new monastery took place while Fray Alfonso Maldonado was friar in 1477. Historians have traditionally attributed their sacred miracles […]
Located in the county of La Vera, Cáceres, snuggly nestled in the Gredos Mountain Range, the XV century restored castle of Emperor Carlos V, the royal gem of the Renaissance awaits you. Emperor Carlos V was the most powerful man in the world during his reign and resided in this historic 15th century castle for […]
The closest I will probably ever get to Greenland is from about 35000′ above it. It looks incredible from up there.
Caltagirone is a hilltop town in central Sicily known for it’s pottery and tile making history. There are over 100 churches of various sizes spread across the hilltop.