27.5 C
Nice, France
Sunday, August 18, 2019
medieval frescoes on the wall

SOFIA – A City Reborn

  At magic hour, when the sun shines directly above and white cotton clouds roll by offering shade to the earth below, a girl lights a candle inside the St. Kyriaki Cathedral. A military officer...
Madrid Buildings in Black and White

MOONLIGHTING in MADRID

  The capital city of Spain invites you to play a part. Take a stroll. Linger in the park. Kiss under a lamp post. Have a smoke. Head over to a bodega. Lock eyes with a...
Panoramic view of the Malaga City

MALAGA coming of AGE

Why this sunny port city of Andalusia is the new capital of cool. At the time when the favored Andalusian sisters Granada, Sevilla and Cordoba were far too busy beguiling audiences across the globe while...
Early morning light in Lyon

In LYON, feeding the SOUL not with food but with SIGHTS

  There are these moments in Lyon during summer when the heat seemed to be far removed, tempered by a cool breeze where the Rhône River meets the Saône before rolling on toward the Mediterranean. It is...
Split Skyline

SPLIT(‘s) PERSONALITY

  What does a wayfarer see when she climbs the 183 step-bell tower of Saint Domnius Cathedral in the old town of Split? In this thriving city in Central Dalmatia, amidst its well preserved medieval walls...
Moorish Building

CITY at a Glance – KUALA LUMPUR

K   uala Lumpur is going through an identity crisis. For visitors, the city gets a sense of a place that embraces idle wanderers. For locals, KL is like a teenager with piercings and in tattered-jeans screaming...

Lisbon RISING

  Travelers have been talking in reverent tones about a number of encouraging sights they noticed in Lisbon. It seemed it was all people could talk about lately. It hadn’t been long since the conversation...