My Top 3 Mountain Escapes in Spain

Winter is just around the corner and the temperatures in Madrid are already dropping far too low for my comfort. I make sure to never leave the house without a thick scarf and a pair of gloves in my purse– I’m not a nice person when I’m cold! I’ve...
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Sights of Small Town Murcia

Located on the southeastern coast of Spain nestled between Valencia and Andalusia, Murcia is a place that few people ever visit on their package tour of Spain. Even those who travel without a guidebook generally skirt this Spanish province, opting instead for the small villages and coastal towns of...
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Restaurante Orgi: Modern Cuisine in Rural Navarra

Located in the small town of Lizaso in the beautiful Ulzama Valley, Restaurante Orgi is one of Northern Navarra’s culinary gems. Easily accessible to those in the area (and worth the trip for those who aren’t) this Navarran restaurant is located only a short drive from the gorgeous Robledal...
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10 Things to do in Northern Navarra

We pulled into the train station in Pamplona, the capital of Navarra, Spain (or Navarre in English– but that just sounds weird!) famous for its yearly running of the bulls. But we weren’t there to see the city, we’ll have to save its many charms for another time. We...
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Spanish Olive Oil 101 & Where to Buy

One of the best food experiences we had in 2012 was definitely our trip to Jaén to learn all about the extra virgin olive oils produced in the region. It was an intense two days of Spanish olive oil 101, but we loved every minute of it! We didn’t...
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A Glimpse of a Weekend in Seville

I don’t know if I’ll ever stop comparing Seville and Madrid. The food, the prices, the weather… it’s a bad habit! It’s not to say that after a few days in Seville I’m not happy to come back up to the capital, but there is something very special about...
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