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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Our Busy and Beautiful 2012

From taking the plunge by quitting my job to focus on the things I love, to starting a business in the midst of an economic crisis, you could say that 2012 has been an interesting year. Here’s a recap of the most important events, brought to you from the...
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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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Visiting Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga, Portugal

How many people have ever secretly thought that European churches all start to resemble one another after awhile? I’ll admit that I’ve skipped a cathedral or two in my travels, preferring instead to check out the local food market or sip a coffee at a quiet café. Not that...
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