Tag: Spain

Holy Toledo!

Holy Toledo!

In the center of Spain lies a hilly city, notable for its grand Gothic cathedral and mighty fortress that stands guard next to the Tagus river. The city’s architecture and culture are marked by strong Jewish, Muslim, and Christian influence. Though the city used to . . . read more

Try a Tradition! Taking a look at New Year’s traditions around the world

Try a Tradition! Taking a look at New Year’s traditions around the world

New Year’s Eve is a classic holiday that is celebrated by most everyone around the world. In the United States, people gather to watch the ball drop in Times Square, eat lots of finger foods and fancy snacks, and kiss their special someone right at . . . read more

10 Libraries Every Reader Needs to Visit

10 Libraries Every Reader Needs to Visit

Are you a book nerd, a history buff, or a fan of beautiful architecture? These 10 libraries around the world will make you fall in love all over again.

Escapades: Fairy-Tale Castles

Escapades: Fairy-Tale Castles

Interested in real-life magic? The most famous Disney movie castles and palaces were largely inspired by spectacular real buildings that can be visited today, giving adults everywhere the chance to fulfill their childhood dreams.

À la Carte Restaurants

À la Carte Restaurants

From the thrilling to the bizarre, restaurants around the world provide unique dining experiences.

Toothy Traditions

Toothy Traditions

Ever wonder if other cultures have an equivalent of the tooth fairy? Explore how different countries around the world celebrate when a child loses a tooth.

¡Baile!: The Passion of Latin Dances

¡Baile!: The Passion of Latin Dances

One of the easiest ways to absorb rich Hispanic culture is by observing Latin dancing.

Zambra: The Forbidden Dance

Zambra: The Forbidden Dance

The lights are low in the small, whitewashed performance hall. Four men play quick, dramatic music on their guitars as five or six dancers take turns on the stage. The women wear red polka-dotted dresses flared at the calf, and the men wear black pants . . . read more

Exercise Expeditions: Your Excuse to Travel

Exercise Expeditions: Your Excuse to Travel

Although most people try to plan workouts into a trip, some tourists plan trips around their workouts. These competitors learn that athletic excursions can expose new ways to exercise—and new ways to travel. Whether it’s a weekend stop to participate in a race or a . . . read more