Visiting Temps de Flors in Girona

Spain is a country of festivals, from the Southern Spanish sherry fairs, to strange food fights and even wine battles. But one of the most beautiful Spanish festivals is surely Temps de Flors, a springtime flower festival in quaint Girona, one of the most picturesque towns in Spain. Girona...
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Hostal Empuries: Green, Gorgeous, and Gourmet

Tucked away on the northeastern coast of Spain, Hostal Empuries is yet another oasis on the Costa Brava. This unique hotel has a lot to offer, especially during the months bordering the summer season (May and June or September and October) when the area is quiet and peaceful, and...
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Best Bites of 2012

My favorite food experiences from the past year. We are already more than a week into 2013, but it feels like just yesterday I was stuffing grapes in my mouth as the clock struck midnight. After an “early” Spanish New Year’s Eve disco night (we got home at 8:00...
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La Vinyeta Winery: Telling a Story with Wine

It’s been nearly four months since we visited Costa Brava and I am still thinking about our day at La Vinyeta Winery… Nestled in the lovely Empordà region of Catalonia, La Vinyeta is a young winery with a big message. Not only do they produce fantastic wines, olive oil,...
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