Diego, Diego, & the Stallion

I love horses. As a child, I was a classic “horse” girl, subscribing to all those magazines like Young Rider and Horse Illustrated; going to horse camp in the summer; browsing different halters at Pet Smart and assuring the sales clerk that, as a 12 year old living in the suburbs, a pony was “definitely in my near…

Cata del Vino Montilla-Moriles

All year, Córdoba awaits the spring. We suffer through the frigid houses, unpredictable downpours, and naked trees for the most wonderful time of the year: May. May is the season of sun, flowers, and festivals; when the heat is still bearable and staying inside is nearly impossible. The first event to kick of the fiesta…

Feria: ¡Yo soy del Sur!

Every spring, as the blossoms of azahar and the temperatures rise, something happens to Sevilla. After the bleachers from Semana Santa have been packed away, the atmosphere begins to crackle with a heady anticipation. I read once that every April, Sevilla erupts into Feria, and, after having experienced it, I believe that’s the best way…