Books to understand Spain

Books to understand Spain

At the end of the 1800s, Spain lost all its remaining colonies (Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Philippines). The dream of being an Empire ended, and Spain fell into a moral and economic depression. King Alfonso XIII pretended to be an absolutist monarch in a society that... read more
Spring in the Basque Country

Spring in the Basque Country

Basque is a primitive culture that dates back to pre-Roman times. Set in the north west region of the Pyrenees mountains, this is an ancient culture that  celebrates old rituals related to nature.  One of these traditions is associated with  the Joaldunaks –... read more
Powerful Queens of Navarre: Trio of Queens

Powerful Queens of Navarre: Trio of Queens

So, what happened to the Navarrese Monarchy after 1512?  This was the year when the Chatholic Kings annexed Navarra to Spain, but only  the part of the kingdom of Navarra in the south part of the Pyrenees. The Queens in navarra set their print in the world. Well, as... read more
POWERFUL QUEENS OF NAVARRA: LEONOR

POWERFUL QUEENS OF NAVARRA: LEONOR

Navarre is the region I call home. Situated on the western side of the Pyrenees, the mountain range that separates Spain from France, the Kingdom of Navarre has been a key player in the history of Spain since the Middle Ages. You have to understand that we controlled... read more
POWERFUL QUEENS OF NAVARRE: TODA

POWERFUL QUEENS OF NAVARRE: TODA

Navarre is the region I call home. Situated on the western side of the Pyrenees, the mountain range that separates Spain from France, the Kingdom of Navarre has been a key player in the history of Spain since the Middle Ages. You have to understand that we controlled... read more
Fashion on the change!

Fashion on the change!

It seems that this pandemic has its days numbered, soon we will be back to normal, or at least back to a “new normal”. But what will this idea of a new normal look like? All along in history after a crisis of this magnitude, be it a world war or a global pandemic,... read more