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The Mezquita of Cordoba

Europe is full of magnificent churches, cathedrals, and other religious structures. But few are as unusual as the famed Mezquita of Cordoba in the region of Andalucia. Begun at the end of the 8th century while Spain was under Moorish rule, it continued to evolve long after the Reconquest in 1236 AD. The result is […]

By : Our World Cities Date : November 7, 2019 Category : Andalucia Our World Cities Comments :
The Alhambra in Andalucia, Spain

During the centuries the Moors ruled most of Spain, including Andalucia, they built numerous palaces and fortresses in the style of their original country (Morocco, hence the name Moor). But no example is more magnificent than the Alhambra citadel in Granada. The series of palaces and gardens, including the famed Generalife at the base outside, […]

By : Our World Cities Date : November 7, 2019 Category : Andalucia Our World Cities Comments :
The Alcazaba of Malaga – Andalucia, Spain

From an Arab word meaning ‘fortress’, the Alcazaba is no mere castle. Unlike some of the interesting but fairly plain examples in England, this defensive structure is also an architectural marvel. Situated on one of the many high hills near Malaga in the Andalucian region of Spain, it was constructed over a period of several […]

By : Our World Cities Date : November 6, 2019 Category : Andalucia Our World Cities Comments :
Malaga Cathedral in Andalucia, Spain

Europe has many awe-inspiring cathedrals. But throughout most of the continent, there is a kind of sameness to their designs. That shouldn’t be surprising since architects readily borrowed ideas from one another, and building technology was limited in the periods they were built, from about 1200-1800AD. But it is possible to see some truly different […]

By : Our World Cities Date : November 6, 2019 Category : Andalucia Our World Cities Comments :
Andalucia, The Pride of Spain

Madrid, Barcelona. These are among the most well-known and sought after vacation spots in Spain. But there is another region, one on the Mediterranean that deserves equal time: Andalucia. Here, tourists will find a golden land, filled with things to do that even experienced travelers will find new and surprising. There is the mighty port […]

By : Our World Cities Date : November 6, 2019 Category : Andalucia Our World Cities Comments :
Things To Do In Ronda, Andalucia, Spain

For those who enjoy touring religious and historical architecture, there’s no finer spot in Andalucia than Ronda. Filled with fascinating structures from throughout the town’s long history, the city is quite simply entrancing. Walk across the Puento Nuevo, completed in 1793 (during the reign of Felipe V) and head backwards in time. Stop at the […]

By : Our World Cities Date : November 4, 2019 Category : Andalucia Our World Cities Comments :
A Great Place To Visit In Spain

There is so much to in Malaga. With so much historical significance that has occurred in this city there is much to be explored and learned. Many of what has occurred is preserved in the ruins that are located throughout the city, from when it was founded by the Phoenicians to when it was ruled […]

By : Our World Cities Date : June 6, 2019 Category : Our World Cities Comments :
4 Tips For Finding A Great Cruise At A Good Price

One of the most relaxing vacations you can take right now is an ocean cruise. Many people have the belief that a cruise will cost them more than they can afford, but there are some good tips that can help you get the cruise you want at a price that fits your budget. 1: Cruise […]

By : Our World Cities Date : June 3, 2019 Category : Our World Cities Comments :
Last Minute Travel Made Easy

The growth of the Internet and budget airlines has turned last-minute flights into a huge industry – you can just be surfing around, and then, right there, there’s a flight cheap enough for you to buy on impulse and go away this weekend. If you’re thinking about booking last minute flights, however, there are a […]

By : Our World Cities Date : June 3, 2019 Category : Our World Cities Comments :
New York City on a Budget It Can be Done

Despite common misconceptions, it is quite possible to enjoy many of the great things that New York City has to offer even on a rather modest vacation budget. It is important to remember when planning your vacation that your budget is often the most important deciding factor as far as which activities should or should […]

By : Our World Cities Date : June 2, 2019 Category : Our World Cities Comments :
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