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Visiting Guernica Spain

Visiting Guernica

The word Guernica brings to mind Picasso's masterpiece which, luckily for me, hangs only a 5-minute walk from my Madrid apartment. I'll embarrassingly admit that the first time I saw Guernica as a 20-year-old student in Madrid, I wasn't aware of its significance. But now I'm well aware of the … [Read More...]

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food tours in Barcelona

5 Barcelona Bites Fit for a Food Tour

The process of planning an outstanding food tour is intense and, as you would expect, it involves tasting obscene amounts of food! While we were busy planning our new Barcelona food tours, we spent endless hours roaming the Gracia neighborhood, street-by-street, in search of any undiscovered treasures (and we found a few!). But despite how delicious some of […]

Espinacas con garbanzos recipe

Espinacas con Garbanzos (Spinach and Chickpeas)

It’s one of those dishes that you keep thinking about long after you’ve taken the last bite. I first ordered espinacas con garbanzos in Seville, convinced by a friend that this simple sounding spinach and chickpea stew was a Spanish culinary masterpiece. Served piping hot, it was as comforting as any homemade stew should be, […]

Madrid Embalse

Tips for Surviving Madrid in August

We’re halfway through August here in Madrid and, luckily, it’s been a much cooler month than we’re used to. Today’s high? Only 90°F/32°C. Sounds hot, but last year it was a whopping 98.6°F/37°C. While cooler temperatures certainly help the quality of life for those of us living in or visiting Madrid in August, the weather only goes so far. First […]

what to eat in Malaga

What to Eat in Malaga

Wondering what to eat in Malaga? Today’s advice comes from fellow blogger (and food lover) Pedro, a Malagueño himself, currently living in New York City. Here’s what he misses from home! Since moving to New York, I have missed Malaga for many reasons: my family, my friends, the nice weather, and the beach. However, if there […]

visiting Basque Country Bermeo

7 Photos That Will Make You Need Basque Country

We’d already gone pintxo hopping in Bilbao, devoured T-bone steaks in San Sebastian, and even driven to colorful Saint Jean de Luz in French Basque Country, but all of our previous trips to Euskadi suddenly seemed dull compared to the sheer beauty of Bizkaia (also called Biscay in English and Vizcaya in Spanish). We drove up to Basque Country from Madrid, […]