Seville

EXCEPTIONAL EATERIES | Seville | Redhouse Art & Food

EXCEPTIONAL EATERIES | Seville | Redhouse Art & Food

Behind a massive, graffiti-covered door in Seville, Spain is a café.  And a bar.  And an art gallery.  And an antique store.  It's all in one room, and it's called Redhouse Art and Food. The folks at Redhouse have taken over a large, industrial space for their unique creative enterprise.…
Eye on Design | Seville | The Alcázar

Eye on Design | Seville | The Alcázar

Yes, it's the same palace I snuck into - but I had only been able to see the gardens at that time.  The next day I went back to the Royal Alcázar of Seville to see the glorious arched, tiled, filigreed, crenulated, vibrantly colorful interior. I am putting this post…
Style Moment | Reales Alcázares de Sevilla

Style Moment | Reales Alcázares de Sevilla

“Yet all experience is an arch where through Gleams that untraveled world whose margin fades Forever and forever when I move. How dull it is to pause, to make an end, To rust unburnished, not to shine in use! As though to breathe were life!” Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892) British poet
Shenanigans in Sevilla

Shenanigans in Sevilla

When I was in Seville, I broke into a church and a palace. The thing is, I only had a few days, and nothing was open when I needed it to be.  I got to the Unesco World Heritage palace, El Real Alcázar de Sevilla, at 4:59.  It closed at…
Eye on Design | Seville | Look Up

Eye on Design | Seville | Look Up

In 12th century Sevilla, the Moors decorated the walls, ceilings, floors, and facades of their homes and buildings with brightly colored, patterned tile.  The tradition has continued to this day, resulting in tile ornamentation almost everywhere you go in the city - it was captivating. Could it get better than…
Seville | Flamenco Two Ways

Seville | Flamenco Two Ways

"Flamenco is the means through which man reaches God without the intervention of saints or angels." -Luis Antonio de Vega Flamenco is one of the most dramatic forms of expression I've ever seen.  While I was in Seville, I saw two flamenco shows, and they couldn't have been more different...…