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Best Bits of Menorca, Spain

Best Bits of Menorca, Spain

I think of them as the three Graces – Mallorca, Ibiza, and Menorca: Mallorca is Hera, the biggest and mother of the three; Ibiza is Aphrodite, glamorous and ready for fun; leaving Menorca as Athena, the wise, the knowing, and the gin-sipping. All three Balearic…

Best Bits of Ronda, Spain

Best Bits of Ronda, Spain

After three days of partying for a friend’s big birthday, you would think sitting by the pool would be enough activity, but that’s not how the Cypriot and I work. One more day in Costa del Sol and we jumped into our convertible on our way to…

Best Bits of Three Great Restaurants in Barcelona, Spain

Best Bits of Three Great Restaurants in Barcelona, Spain

I know it doesn’t sound luxurious but eating at a counter can be just that. You have the full attention of both the waiter and the cook. Climbing onto the stool, feet hanging, watching the ritual that makes a meal emerge from its ingredients is…

A Food Tour of Gracia, Barcelona

A Food Tour of Gracia, Barcelona

Starting off our Saturday with a grilled botifarra sandwich, a schmear of homemade alioli and a glass of Rovellats Cava can only mean one thing – we’re in Barcelona! “We are going to explore the city through its culinary delights,” announced Renee, our extremely knowledgable guide.  The…