Spectacular Gardens of Spain

Story and Photos By Ann Hattes Flower-bedecked balconies decorate white washed facades along a labyrinth of narrow alleys in the old quarters of Cordoba, Seville and Granada. Fountains spray into mirrored pools in formal gardens designed for royalty. Spain’s spectacular gardens combine many influences through the centuries. The Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans planted grapevines, olive …

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International Road Trip/Share Your Voice in Valdelavilla

WHERE: Spain. About 3 hours north of Madrid. WHY: Spend a free week helping Spaniards improve their English. By Emily M. Grey and Mary Gallagher When Juan Carlos Medina attended international business meetings, he struggled with his English. Other Spanish professionals shared this challenge. Although their companies offered English-speaking classes, students felt restrained in this …

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