Sevilla

Parque Maria Luisa

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Spend A Relaxing Day In Sevilla’s Central Park

In America, weekends have become somehow busier than weekdays. We cram a whole
week’s worth of errands into Saturday and then spend Sunday “relaxing” by shopping at the mall, often close to where we were the day before. In order to supply this demand, more of us are working on weekends.… Continue Reading →

Alcazar

Sevilla’s Royal Palace is One-of-a-Kind

Forget everything you know about Royal Palaces. Good. The Alcazar of Sevilla is unlike any palace you have been to before. Here, you will not find room after room of ornate furniture you are allowed to look at (people were so short back then, weren’t they?) but not touch, nor will you find galleries filled with portraits of long dead royals, all bearing an uneasy resemblance to each other.… Continue Reading →

Sevilla Cathedral

Sevilla Cathedral Doors

“Let a church so beautiful and so great that those who see it built will think we were mad”.

With those words, construction on the Cathedral of Seville began. During the Reconquista, the Spanish exiled the Moors (who had been there since 711) and turned either replaced or converted the mosques into churches.… Continue Reading →

Emperador Trajano

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Great Morning Meal In Sevilla

Before the sun gets too hot for coffee, stop by Emperador Trajano for a cup of espresso and some pastry. Both are just what you need to start your day off right, but if you wait until later in the day, when the Spanish sun is beating down, you may not feel like these tasty treats.… Continue Reading →

Restaurante Nueva Victoria

Tapas along the Guadalquivir

Spain is hot. (Have I mentioned this before?) Okay, not all of the time. Since the sun is the cause of this heat, nights are downright pleasant. So are mornings before the sun gets too high and evenings after the sun goes down. The Spanish have evolved a lifestyle that works runs on this diurnal cycle.… Continue Reading →