10 Things to Know Before Visiting the Real Alcázar of Seville in 2022

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The Real Alcázar of Seville is an architectural and historic feast. This jewel box of patios and halls with its gardens perfumed with the scent of jasmine and myrtle is one of the most glorious palaces in Europe. Even if you are in Seville for just one day, you should make visiting this palace a […]

10 Things to Know Before Visiting Seville Cathedral in 2022

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Seville Cathedral stands alongside La Sagrada Família in Barcelona as one of the most famous churches in Spain. Officially named Santa Maria de la Sede, visitors flock here to be awed by its Gothic immensity and to scale La Giralda for stunning city views.   Even if you are only spending one day in Seville, […]

Western Mediterranean Cruise: Essential Tips, Ports & NCL Epic Review

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Featuring an unbeatable combination of scenery, attractions and activities, the crystal-blue waters of the Western Mediterranean offer one of the best cruise experiences in the world. With fabulous ports of call, outstanding local food and wine and UNESCO-listed cultural and historic sites, the main challenges are picking the right itinerary and cruise operator for you.  […]

How to Spend One Day in Barcelona from a Cruise Ship

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Are you visiting Barcelona on a cruise? There is no shortage of things to do in the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region. One of Spain’s great cities, Barcelona is renowned for its art and architecture – notably Antoni Gaudi –  glorious beaches and a first-class culinary scene. But what are the best things to […]