Europe

Bullfighting, symbol of Spanish culture

The bullfight is one of Spain´s most traditional fiestas. It is considered an art form, part of Spain´s history and culture. In Spain bullfighters are as famous as film stars. ...

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Seville

Seville is a combination of raven-haired flamenco dancers, bullfights and extravagant Mudéjar architecture. A hybrid of Islamic and European traditions, this fusion is best reflected in the splendor of the ...

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Masterpieces by Daniele Donde’

Daniele Dondé is the most collect Italian artist in the world and he is also a Kempinski Palace Portorož lovers because he found in this palace, thanks to its architecture, ...

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Piran

Piran is easily the loveliest place along Slovenia’s tiny slither of Istrian Coast, drawing inevitable comparisons with Venice which it echoes in many ways; only here there are no canals, ...

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Lecce

Often called “the Florence of the South“, Lecce lies in the heart of the Salento Peninsula, the heel of the Italian boot. The town was founded before the time of ...

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Vignacastrisi, between escargots and legend

A legend tells that a very common habit in Vignacastrisi, was to pick-up and cook the escargots. One year, during the festival for the Virgin of the Rosary, the saint ...

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Sanremo

Gone are the days when Tchaikovsky and the Russian empress Maria Alexandranova joined a well-heeled mix of titled Continental and British gentry in strolling along Sanremo’s palm-lined avenues. They left ...

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144 seasons and still going ...

Ever since the Belle Époque, Sanremo’s Royal Hotel Sanremo has been a favourite haunt of European aristocrats and financiers, artists and royalty, leading lights of culture and Nobel prize-winners. The ...

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The new look of Catalan ...

Landmark Gothic buildings and world-class museums fill the historic city of Barcelona, while the whimsical creations of the Modernisme movement and cutting-edge contemporary architecture highlight the newer part of town. ...

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Barcelona

A Gothic and Modernist marvel on the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona is quirky, cosmopolitan and effortlessly cool. This city breathes life: from chefs foraging for fresh produce in La Boqueria Market ...

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