Inspiration: Courtyard of the Parador Granada


My two-night stay in July 2017 at the Parador of Granada was one of my best family vacations. It is one of the best known and most popular of the paradors. A 14th-century Moorish palace later converted to a Franciscan convent, the style of the architecture, decor, lighting, and art reflect the two heritages. One of my…

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Four Seasons Opens its First Hotel in Spain


After an eight-year renovation of a historic building in Madrid, the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Madrid opened in September 2020. With 161 rooms, 39 suites, 22 private residences, a rooftop restaurant, a four-level spa, and a lounge, it is the hotel group’s first property in the city. The accommodations are at the heart of Centro…

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