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Houston says Olé to new Spanish exhibition from Hispanic Society

by Rosie Carbo / Feb 12, 2020 /
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On March 1, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston opens a blockbuster traveling exhibition focusing exclusively on a comprehensive selection of Spanish artworks from the New York-based Hispanic Society of America

The Glory of Spain: Treasures from the Hispanic Society Museum & Library exhibition marks the first time the unparalleled collection of some 200 artworks–spanning more than 4,000 years of Spanish history–will be on display. 

Restaurant Weeks Kicks into High Gear in the Alamo City

by Rosie Carbo / Aug 12, 2019 /
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Restaurant Weeks, a chance to dine on chef-prepared cuisine at dozens of San Antonio area restaurants, kicks off Aug. 10th and runs through Aug. 24. The biannual salute to the Alamo city’s best culinary talent is the brainchild of Culinaria.

Restaurant Weeks Kicks into High Gear in the Alamo City
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Spanish Art Exhibit Reflects Artistic Impact on San Antonio

by Rosie Carbo / Jun 13, 2018 /
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The city of San Antonio is celebrating 300 years since its founding by Spanish friars and Spanish settlers with historic events all year. That’s why the “Summer in Spain” initiative focuses specifically on the city’s artistic Spanish heritage.

Wine Lovers Pour Into Culinaria's Wine and Food Festival

by Rosie Carbo / May 28, 2018 /
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Traveling to San Antonio anytime soon? If so, you can still indulge in haute cuisine at a throng of upscale restaurants and bars, even if you missed the 19th annual Culinaria Wine and Food Festival.

Wine Lovers Pour Into Culinaria's Wine and Food Festival

40 years of Mexican Modern Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

by Rosie Carbo / Jun 29, 2017 /
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What were the social, political and cultural elements that shaped the unique, colorful artworks created by such famed Mexican artists as Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros? 

French Moderns Say Bonjour at San Antonio's McNay Museum

by Rosie Carbo / Mar 04, 2017 /
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San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum, the first museum of modern art in Texas, opened its doors in 1954.Today, more than 60 years later, the McNay continues to be a trailblazer for national and international modern art exhibitions. 

Ancient Exhibit in Houston Exudes Roman Luxury

by Rosie Carbo / Jan 28, 2017 /
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Visiting Texas for business or pleasure? If so, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is hosting an exhibition worth its weight in gold. But visitors only have until February to glimpse Ancient Luxury and the Roman Silver Treasure from Berthouville.

Visit San Antonio Takes Charge

by Rosie Carbo / Nov 09, 2016 /
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Ask any visitor why they chose to vacation in San Antonio and they’ll likely say: the Alamo, the beautiful River Walk, or to savor Mexican-style food while listening to a roving Mariachi band.

Visit San Antonio Takes Charge

Visiting Alcalá de Henares on the 400th anniversary of the death of Cervantes

by Rosie Carbo / Jun 24, 2016 /
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When we boarded a train in Madrid for a day trip to Alcalá de Henares, I began thinking of the legendary figure Don Quixote lashing out at Castilla-La Mancha’s giant windmills with his faithful squire Sancho Panza in tow.
Visiting Alcalá de Henares on the 400th anniversary of the death of Cervantes

Colombian Dentists Bite Into Dental Travel Trend

by Rosie Carbo / Jan 22, 2016 /
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On a recent trip to Barranquilla, Colombia, I discovered that dental travel has been a trend for some time.  Dental travel is where travelers choose to vacation outside of the United States and obtain dental services as well. 

We heard about inexpensive dental services in this Latin country through a relative. That’s when my husband decided to plan a trip to have a root canal and denture adjustment done and include a little rest and relaxation.           

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