Portugal is a feast for both the stomach and the eyes. It’s a land of irresistible port wine, trayfuls of crispy and creamy pasteis de nata (custard tarts), and buildings adorned with colorful ceramic tiles called azulejos. When you visit Portugal, you’ll spot azulejos on the outsides and insides of many different types of buildings,Continue reading “Portugal’s Alluring Azulejos”
The northwestern Portuguese city of Porto is characterized by hilly streets, buildings covered in multicolored azulejos, and a long history of port wine production. Polished townhouses decked out with flower boxes stand proudly beside dilapidated structures covered in graffiti, making Porto just as pretty as it is rough around the edges.
The southern French city of Arles has ties to the Ancient Romans and Van Gogh. It’s also home to some enchanting windows.
The Mediterranean island of Malta is awash in color. But its blue details might be the most captivating of them all.
Paying homage to Heidelberg, Germany, my home for a decade.
One of Thailand’s most popular ancient sites, Sukhothai boasts atmospheric temple ruins and UNESCO World Heritage status.
The Provençal city of Orange, France plays host to formidable Ancient Roman architecture — and the mighty mistral.
What to see and do in the captivating Mediterranean city of Valletta, Malta.