Spain

Tips and Articles in Spain

Europe without cafés?As unimaginable as a house with no living room, a theater without a stage — a continent without content. And as any European worth his beans will attest, the perfect café is a lot more than the sum of its parts: a tingling dos...
The whitewashed languor of Hacienda Benazuza, a luxe farmhouse southwest of Seville, belies the culinary envelope-pushing happening within. Recently taken over by Spain's cult chef Ferran Adr“a, the hotel's La Alquer’a restaurant features many of ...
Greece | Hungary | Scotland | England | Portugal | Spain | France | Germany | Belgium | Poland | Road rules | Ins and Outs of Renting a Car in Europe | The Peloponnesus, Greece's hand-shaped southern peninsula, is not the Greece of white stucco h...
Everything tastes better on vacation, but that holds especially true for cheese. Do the Camembert and Brie you buy at home have less flavor, depth, and complexity than you remember them having in France?A lot of that has to do with U.S.D.A. import...
What do you do when your ancestral home has been taken over by distant cousins and you have nowhere to hang your Goyas?If you happen to be Seville's premier decorator, Manuel Morales de Jódar, the answer is simple: you buy a ruined 14th-century st...
For most visitors to the Continent, going off the beaten path means finding a restaurant that's not yet in the guidebooks. But Europe is, in fact, the birthplace of adventure sports. Mountaineering was invented here—people have been going to the A...
(23) Catalonia and the Basque Country The food world's new frontier Spain has emerged recently as the absolute center of the culinary cutting edge in Europe, if not the world. These days, every young chef is making a pilgrimage. Even the French he...
It's peak tanning hour on a typical weekend: the public beach is lined with outstretched locals, and in between the sandy towels, a statuesque drag queen is strutting as if on a runway. Like Barcelona itself, she is determined and fearless, sexy a...
In the fishing village of Camelle, on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean in Galicia, in northwestern Spain, is a 478-square-yard sculpture garden called the Museo del Alemán. Filled with twisted driftwood, sea-rusted metal, and stones worn down by the...
I was having lunch in a windswept fishing village in the middle of nowhere. Laundry snapped furiously in the breeze while seagulls circled over gaggles of fishermen tending their nets by tatty white houses. Viavélez—population 80—is so insignifica...
Cresting over the international cultural landscape are the openings of two much-anticipated centers for the performing arts, by architects known for their path-breaking design: Santiago Calatrava and Frank Gehry. The Auditorio de Tenerife (34-922/...
Dining out in modern-day Spain offers a taste of what it must have been like to experience the avant-garde fervor of early-20th-century artists' studios or visit Tokyo's "deconstructive fashion" ateliers of the eighties. Radical chefs are forging ...
For her new book (The Greatest Dishes! Around the World in 80 Recipes, Harper Collins), T+L contributing editor Anya von Bremzen scoured the globe for the best traditional recipes. Here, her five favorite winter dishes, and where to find them. 1....
Openings listed by launch date: Launch: Spring 2007 Virgin America When the low-cost carrier launches this year (at press time, the airline was awaiting Department of Transportation approval), it will fly Airbus 319’s and 320’s along mostl...
The drive from Madrid was so hot that lowering the window for tolls felt like leaning over a grill to flip steaks. Even now, at just before 9 p.m. on the streets of Villafranca del Bierzo, the sun lingers in the sky. But as I walk beneath chestnut...