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Fresh Air and Outdoor Adventures in Vall de Nuria
November 5, 2011
Fresh Air and Outdoor Adventures in Vall de Nuria

I recently had the opportunity to visit Vall de Nuria in the Girona Pyrenees, a lovely natural setting with lots of fun outdoor activities and warm hospitality. As I ascended the Pyrenees via rack railway on my way to Vall de Nuria, majestic mountain valleys featuring waterfalls and walking trails gave way to a heavenly [...]

Quiet and Captivating Puigcerda in the Pyrenees
October 13, 2011
Quiet and Captivating Puigcerda in the Pyrenees

One of my first stops during a recent trip to the Girona Pyrenees was in the small, captivating town of Puigcerda in Cerdanya. Located in the eastern Pyrenees, which is divided between France and Spain, Puigcerda is approximately a two hour drive from Barcelona. Inviting and colorful outdoor cafes line parts of Santa Maria Square [...]

Fabian Martin’s Unique Pizza is a Knockout
October 8, 2011
Fabian Martin’s Unique Pizza is a Knockout

The Spanish enclave of Llivia is unique in many ways, not least being that it is part of Catalonia yet completely surrounded by France. One of Llivia’s most unique residents is Fabian Martin, a former world class boxer whose Taller Pizzeria has revolutionized the traditional concept of pizza. Fabian Martin’s entrance into the pizza world [...]

Aerial Photography – A Scenic Flight over Cerdanya and the Pyrenees
October 5, 2011
Aerial Photography – A Scenic Flight over Cerdanya and the Pyrenees

This past week, while in Cerdanya (a region of the eastern Pyrenees which is divided between France and Spain), I had the opportunity to head up in a small plane for a spectacular scenic look at the beautiful landscape of the Cadi mountain range and the Pyrenees. My flight from La Cerdanya Aerodrome took me [...]

Blogtrip #InPyrenees Live Blog
September 23, 2011
Blogtrip #InPyrenees Live Blog

Beginning Monday, you will be able to follow along as I head up into the striking Pyrenees as part of the #InPyrenees blogtrip. Want to get the real story as I explore the Girona Pyrenees? Bookmark this post and continue to watch as I update this live blog throughout the trip. Live Blog  

The 3 Essentials of La Mercé – Barcelona Festival
September 8, 2011
The 3 Essentials of La Mercé – Barcelona Festival

Although the summer season is slowly coming to an end, the month of September is an excellent month to rent apartments in Barcelona because this is when the most important festival in the city will take place in honor of the city’s patron: La Mercé. The actual holiday is September 24th which is when the [...]

Ibiza Accommodation – The Guide
August 15, 2011
Ibiza Accommodation – The Guide

Take a look online and seconds after typing in ‘Ibiza’ you will be hit by hundreds and thousands of clubbers guides, nightlife reviews and past experience of this clubbers paradise. Between the months of June and September Ibiza hotels are full to the rafters of hardcore clubbers in search of some the best clubs Europe [...]

Spain for Foodies – Breakfast
August 4, 2011
Spain for Foodies – Breakfast

Some say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and a big breakfast is the best way to start the day. To me breakfast is without a doubt the best meal of the day. Like any other meal, breakfast varies among different cultures. Where the English like bacon and beans, the French [...]

Seville – Where the Soup is Cold & the Beer Can’t Be Served Cold Enough
July 28, 2011
Seville – Where the Soup is Cold & the Beer Can’t Be Served Cold Enough

Although I’m currently living in Barcelona I have learned a lot about Andalusia and its capital Seville thanks to two of my friends that are from the south of Spain. Unfortunately, they both decided to return home, one of them quite recently, actually. As sad as it makes me to know they are not in [...]

Are you a stylish tourist? La Roca Village in Barcelona
July 22, 2011
Are you a stylish tourist? La Roca Village in Barcelona

Are you a stylish tourist? If your summer destination is Barcelona, La Roca Village will make things really easy for you. Check-in via Facebook Places when you get to the La Roca Village reception and you could win gift vouchers of up to €1,000 and many more surprises. Home to some 900 outlet boutiques, including [...]

5 Catalan Summer Dishes – Barcelona for Foodies
July 12, 2011
5 Catalan Summer Dishes – Barcelona for Foodies

A great part of travelling to a different region and getting to know its culture is experienced through the local food. Barcelona is a popular destination for summer vacation, as you have the beach right in the city. After a long day at the beach you will probably be very hungry before you hit the [...]

Landscapes of the Costa Brava
July 7, 2011
Landscapes of the Costa Brava

Here are a few of the landscape photos that I took during the #inCostaBrava BlogTrip.