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BARCELONA: TAPAS TOUR AND FAREWELL

SPAIN | Sun, 7 Aug 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [243]

BARCELONA: TAPAS TOUR AND FAREWELL       We met our guide Monica at Placa de Catalunya for our private ‘walking tapas tour’. Monica is an experienced guide and knowledgeable about the amazing food, culture ... Read more >

Tags: barcelona, catalonia, food tour, spain, spanish food, tapas

BARCELONA: BOQUERIA MARKET AND BCN COOKING SCHOOL

SPAIN | Sun, 7 Aug 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [225]

BARCELONA: BOQUERIA MARKET AND BCN COOKING SCHOOL       Back in Barcelona where the culinary adventure for World Nomads’ ‘Passport to Plate’ Scholarship had begun. Another day here will nicely bookend ... Read more >

Tags: barcelona, catalonia, cooking class, food market, spain

LES GARRIGUES: CULINARY EXPERIENCE IN A DRY STONE CABIN

SPAIN | Sat, 6 Aug 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [182]

LES GARRIGUES: CULINARY EXPERIENCE IN A DRY STONE CABIN       She may be small in stature and only in her twenties, but don’t let that fool you. Head Chef Montse has big ideas for her rural Restaurant Castell ... Read more >

Tags: cabin, catalan cuisine, catalonia, les garrigues, lunch

L'ALBI: EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL AND AN ETHNOBOTANICAL GARDEN

SPAIN | Fri, 5 Aug 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [177]

L’ALBI: EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL AND AN ETHNOBOTANICAL GARDEN   We drive to another small village in Less Garrigues called L’Albi , which is known for its olive oil cooperative. We meet outside the Olive Collective Mill, ... Read more >

Tags: anthropology, catalonia, gardening, herbs, lalbi, olive oil, spain

LA POBLA DE CERVOLES: HOMESTAY AT CAL PASTOR

SPAIN | Thu, 4 Aug 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [186]

LA POBLA DE CERVOLES: HOMESTAY AT CAL PASTOR           We drive away from the Iberian coast towards Les Garrigues and eventually arrive at Cal Pastor hot, dusty and tired.   Cal Pastor ... Read more >

Tags: catalan, catalonia, homestay, rural tourism, spain, spanish food

TARRAGONA: FROM THE SEASIDE TO AN ANCIENT AQUEDUCT

SPAIN | Wed, 3 Aug 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [316]

TARRAGONA: FROM THE SEASIDE TO AN ANCIENT AQUEDUCT      FISHING AND SEAFOOD COOKING CLASS IN CAMBRILS   Another day, another change of scenery in the diverse landscape of Catalonia. From the mountains ... Read more >

Tags: ancient, cambrils. aqueduct, catalonia, spain, tarragona

FALSET: AN EVENING AT HOTEL SPORT

SPAIN | Tue, 2 Aug 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [188]

FALSET: AN EVENING AT HOTEL SPORT     Hotel Sport is located in the heart of Falset , the principle village of the Priorat . This makes it an ideal base for exploring the region. Falset is larger then the other villages ... Read more >

Tags: catalonia, falset, spain

SIURANA: A MAJESTIC VILLAGE WITH A MACABRE LEGEND

SPAIN | Mon, 18 Jul 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [606]

  SIURANA: A MAJESTIC VILLAGE WITH A MACABRE LEGEND     Our guide for the afternoon is a British historian and wine expert, this repository of knowledge will serve us well as Priorat and Montsant are fascinating ... Read more >

Tags: catalonia, dessert, history, siruana, spain, wine

PRIORAT: CATACURIAN COOKING SCHOOL

SPAIN | Sun, 17 Jul 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [640]

PRIORAT: CATACURIAN COOKING SCHOOL     When Alicia Juanpere Artigas announces that she was once a professional ballerina and actress – it all makes sense.  We have entered the Catacurian Cooking School – ... Read more >

Tags: catalan cuisine, catalonia, cooking class, countryside, priorat, spain, spanish food, wine

LA FANGA BAY: SEAFOOD LUNCH AT LO GOLERO

SPAIN | Fri, 15 Jul 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [441]

LA FANGA BAY: SEAFOOD LUNCH AT LO GOLERO     For the first time this trip I can genuinely say, “I’ve worked up an appetite”, but it turns out that I have to work just a little bit harder before lunch becomes ... Read more >

Tags: beach, catalonia, paella, seafood, spain, spanish food

LA FANGA BAY: BIKE TOUR AND BIRD WATCHING

SPAIN | Thu, 14 Jul 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [350]

LA FANGA BAY: BIKE TOUR & BIRD WATCHING     We meet our guide who is waiting on the sandy road that runs parallel to the beach. He presents us with our bikes. These are no ordinary bikes, but electric bikes. He explains ... Read more >

Tags: bike, catalonia, cycling, delta, nature, spain

TERRES DE L'EBRE: RICE PLANTING FESTIVAL

SPAIN | Thu, 14 Jul 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [241]

TERRES DE L'EBRE: RICE PLANTING FESTIVAL   We’re up early again today, I come down the main staircase of Masia Tinet and Aicard greets me, “Good you got the memo about wearing shorts!”. My denim ‘short’... Read more >

Tags: catalonia, farming, produce, rice, rice planting, rural tourism, spain

TERRES DE L’EBRE: COOKING CLASS IN A LOCAL VILLA

SPAIN | Thu, 14 Jul 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [234]

TERRES DE L’EBRE COOKING CLASS IN A LOCAL VILLA   After an already long day of non-stop activities and suffering a minor case of sun-stroke (totally forgot to wear sunscreen and my arms have turned a pretty shade of pink) in ... Read more >

Tags: catalan cuisine, catalonia, cooking class, countryside, spain, spanish food

SANT CARLES DE LA RAPITA: LUNCH ABOVE THE MUSSEL BEDS

SPAIN | Tue, 12 Jul 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [305]

SANT CARLES DE LA RAPITA: LUNCH ABOVE THE MUSSEL BEDS     The morning spent traversing the dusty, arid landscape of ancient olive groves seems all but a faint memory as we visit the fishing town of Sant Carles de La Rapita ... Read more >

Tags: catalonia, fishing village, mussels, seafood, spain

OLIVOS MILENARIOS: THE MILLENNIUM-OLD OLIVE TREES

SPAIN | Tue, 12 Jul 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [301]

OLIVOS MILENARIOS: THE MILLENNIUM-OLD OLIVE TREES   When you think of a museum, it conjures up an image of a grand sandstone building containing a curated collection of fossils, artefacts and relics of dead things. This museum ... Read more >

Tags: catalonia, history, olive oil, olive trees, spain

TERRES DE L'EBRE: HOMESTAY AT MASIA TINET

SPAIN | Mon, 11 Jul 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [328]

TERRES DE L'EBRE: HOMESTAY AT MASIA TINET     I’d had a taste of Barcelona and would have to wait to see more of the city as our weeklong road trip and culinary exploration of Catalonia is upon us. Aicard honks playfully ... Read more >

Tags: accomodation, catalonia, homestay, national park, rural tourism, spain

BARCELONA: A GOURMET GUIDE TO THE GOTHIC QUARTER

SPAIN | Sun, 10 Jul 2016 | By eddie_hart | Views [340]

BARCELONA: A GOURMET GUIDE TO THE GOTHIC QUARTER   After a long haul flight from Sydney and arriving in Barcelona late the evening before, I awake bleary-eyed and discombobulated. I peek out of my window to the street below and there ... Read more >

Tags: barcelona, catalonia, food, gourmet, spain, travel

A bit of Dali, a bit of Jewish history...and a bit of good old fashioned airport hell

SPAIN | Sun, 23 Oct 2011 | By rachelina | Views [921]

I had an absolutely delightful week in Barcelona - wandering around its streets, visiting the amzing fruit market and watching the Magic Fountain at night. It was all very civilised, going for walks dressed in skirts and put together outfits around ... Read more >

Tags: barcelona, catalonia, dali, figueres, girona, jewish history, ryanair, spain

 

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