Food and drink

Cooking luxe in the Algarve – Scribbler in Seville – Spain Travel Article

Cooking luxe in the Algarve – Scribbler in Seville Lola, chef Lucia Ribeiro, and me at Mimo Algarve.The natural setting of Pine Cliffs Resort is stunning – atop a sandstone escarpment looking onto the sea. Pine Cliffs Resort, near Albuferia on the Algarve coast of Portugal, has a hotel, villas and apartments.Ceramic tiles are used to decorate both the exterior and interior of Portuguese houses.If you and your family like to stay at beautiful, tastefully designed beach resorts close to…

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The Feast of St. Lucia, December 13 – Scandinavian Travel Article

The Feast of St. Lucia, December 13 The Feast of St. Lucia, December 13, is perhaps the most cherished of all Swedish traditions. A celebration of the “bearer of light in the darkness,” it is marked by stunning candlelit processions of girls in white gowns wearing wreaths of candles in their hair. These days the candles are battery-powered, but the atmosphere is the same – filled with an uplifting spirit of fellowship and joy. Lucia in a Swedish school St.…

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