Giant cone-shaped light trees that stretch to the stars, the sweet smell of caramelizing almonds that tantalizes from afar and more tiny wise men figurines than you can possibly imagine. This can only be one place: a Spanish Christmas market. … [Read more...]
I've been blogging about Spain since 2011. Why do I do it? Because it is an incredible country with so much to offer tourists and locals alike! I've visited 13 of Spain's 17 Autonomous Communities, and 21 of the 50 provinces-- but it's never enough! Join me on the journey through Spain's incredible cities, villages, hiking trails, restaurants, markets, beaches, islands and beyond.
Grocery shopping in Spain is a day-long affair. First there's the fruit and vegetable shop, then the butcher, the fish monger, the dried beans and spices stand, the cheese store, the wine shop and finally the baker's. Every item on my shopping list has its own specialty store and … [Read more...]
A tourist. It's that thing we all hope never to be labeled. It's a word that conjures images of Hawaiian shirts and fanny packs, awkwardness and social faux pas. It's a label given to restaurants that are overpriced and unauthentic. It's a haze that hangs over those parts of … [Read more...]
Spain has a tendency to break every rule when it comes to dining and drinking. Bars here are an ideal spot for breakfast, cafés always serve beer and pubs are perfect places to have an authentic meal. … [Read more...]
How is it that before moving to Spain I'd never even heard of Basque Country? Sure, I was 19 years old and hadn't heard of much apart from Madrid and Barcelona, but it's hard to believe that such a beautiful place isn't synonymous with romantic and stunning landscapes like those … [Read more...]