A Stargazing Hotel in Asturias: L’Observatoriu

I can’t believe it’s already been a year since I took one of the most amazing trips of my life, a week in Asturias. Where’s Asturias, you ask? Located less than four hours north-west of Madrid, it’s often called “Green Spain” because of its bright green landscapes– reminiscent of...
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6 Spectacular Views in Asturias

Asturias is one of the most picturesque places I have ever visited. I couldn’t stop taking photos– even the vending machines (which happened to sell milk and cheese!!!) were photogenic. Home to bright green mountains, tiny fishing villages, and great homemade food, Asturias is a breathtaking part of Spain that is...
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Frisuelos Recipe: Spanish Style Crepes

Frisuelos were one of my favorite discoveries during our epic Asturias trip last summer. These Spanish style crepes are typical of northern Spain, where they originate in Asturias and León. We tried them filled with pastry cream for dessert one night, and I was hooked! I decided to make...
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A Foodie Road Trip Through Asturias

Whenever I told someone that I was headed to Asturias, their eyes grew wide and they exclaimed “You are going to LOVE it! You have to try the (cheese/cider/cachopo/fish/steak etc.)!!!”. The pure enthusiasm about Asturias and its local cuisine is unrivaled. I’ve never experienced such heartfelt and enthusiastic recommendations– everyone had an...
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Best Bites in Asturias

Oh Asturias– where to even start? The meats? The cheeses? The seafood? The cider? This incredible part of northern Spain is as amazing as everyone told me it would be. From the bright green mountains with free range cattle grazing, to the tiny mountain towns with some of the best...
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