Visiting the Wacky World of Salvador Dali

In a small fishing village near Cadaqués, a little over an hour from Girona and two from Barcelona, Salvador Dali chose to build his home with his wife Gala. Dali, one of Spain’s most famous artists and personalities throughout the 20th century, chose to build his home there for...
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Gardens with a View: Marimurtra Botanical Gardens

One of the best parts of attending TBEX Girona was the opportunity to participate in some of their impressive blogtrips. It was incredible to see the area from a local perspective, by going to places that were handpicked by the Costa Brava tourism board— places we likely wouldn’t have...
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Lloret de Mar: On the Tourist Track (and Worth it!)

I love going somewhere without having too many previous expectations. This was my expereince with Girona and Costa Brava. Before visiting, I knew only two things– the Costa Brava tourism board was making a large effort to promote the area, and that many bloggers had already visited this part...
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Where to Eat in Girona: La Vedette

When Ale and I arrived in lovely Girona (also called Gerona in English) we were starving. Luckily, we’d had a half hour bus ride (plus a 45 minute wait) from the Girona Airport to our hotel to figure out exactly where we would go. Looking back, we probably should...
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Getting to Know Girona

To be perfectly honest, the first time I heard of Girona I thought people were talking about a city in Italy. This was a few years ago and, despite having explored much of Spain since then, I knew very little about Catalonia, Spain’s northeasternmost province, until I had the...
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