I’m discovering that Sundays are special in Barcelona – everyone is out and about, the cafes are as full as can be, many shops are closed, the beaches showcase more people than sandy space, and the city’s vendors are well aware and prepared.
This past Saturday, after a fairly relaxing morning, Joe and I casually embarked upon what would become an epic hike up (and back down) Montjuïc, one of Barcelona’s many (sometimes steep) hills.
While reading today, I came across a site called The Local, which shares Spain’s news in English. A wine blogger, Timmer Brown (@catalunyawine), had posted some interesting articles about Spanish wine, which intrigued me immediately. After reading about some of the best wine bars in Barcelona (I’ll be visiting every single one, thankyouverymuch), I found […]
Ah, Spanish food – tapas, paella, various (myriad, really) types of thinly-sliced pork products, incredible cheeses…and so, so much more, as we quickly discovered. After settling in to our adorable, extremely well-located apartment (thank you, Airbnb sublets), we turned our attention to getting out of it.
Here’s how to do the Austin airport right: get there early enough to imbibe a wine flight and/or a glass at Vino Volo before your flight – hell, spring for a snack if you feel particularly swanky (or hungry) as the food is delicious. Stopping by the wine bar has become our pre-flight ritual and always […]