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Barcelona, Spain

USA | Tue, 19 Sep 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [479]

Barcelona We had a great stay in Barcelona, experienced our first Airbnb, road the metro, and as we have in many of our other cities, did a lot of walking.  When we first arrived in Barcelona, we were still a bit tired from Madrid, but did not ... Read more >

Tags: spain, yeartrip

Madrid, Spain

USA | Tue, 19 Sep 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [499]

Madrid We pre-purchased the city bus tour for a two-day pass before arriving. We decided to do this on our third day since we wanted to attend a free-walking tour our hotel receptionist suggested. The tour was free, but tips for the guide were welcome, ... Read more >

Tags: spain, yeartrip

Spain - Cities, Food, and Beaches

SPAIN | Wed, 28 Jun 2017 | By guild_family_of_3 | Views [788]

Cities, Food, and Beaches I talked about Valencia and Madrid in Part 1, as well as a bit of Vera. Now I will tell you a bit more about Vera as well as the surrounding towns and cities. Vera is a small town, and it feels like a small town. Shop ... Read more >

Tags: almeria, beaches, cartagena, cities, food, spain, vera

Spain - Part 1

SPAIN | Tue, 30 May 2017 | By guild_family_of_3 | Views [677]

Spain   The Journey Week one was absolute madness!! Of my own doing of course, but still…. It started when we woke up at 4:00am so we could make the drive to Zagreb to catch our flight to Valencia. Conner was strangely wide ... Read more >

Tags: madrid, navigating, spain, travel, valencia, vera

Welcome to Spain!

SPAIN | Mon, 10 Apr 2017 | By artisanforloveandpeace | Views [805] | Comments [1]

My flight to Spain went unbelievably quick. Departed in a NYC darkening spring dusk and was walking through a just waking up Barcelona-El Prat Airport before 7:00 a.m. the next morning. Now all I had to do was follow my instructions ... Read more >

Tags: barcelona, food, love, meditation, peace, spain, travel, yoga

Touristing in Toledo and Segovia, Spain

SPAIN | Wed, 21 Sep 2016 | By kurenai | Views [552]

Spain has been a fascinating city to explore – which is good because my flight to Madrid from the US was so late that I missed my separately ticketed flight to London, much to my dismay and my wallet! This led me to have more days in and around ... Read more >

Tags: culture, madrid, segovia, spain, toledo

Andalusian Days (VI): How Much do You Know About Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

SPAIN | Mon, 27 Jun 2016 | By aubereylescure | Views [730]

“We’ve had two weeks of rain and strong winds,” Diego says, kicking into the red soil covered by loose mounds of fallen leaves and shrunken olives. “Crazy winds. The flowers were in bloom then, and pollen flying everywhere.... Read more >

Tags: andalucia, cooking, food, gourmet, olive oil, rural, seville, spain, tapas

Andalusian Days (V): Rural Mystique and Country Cooking around Sevilla

SPAIN | Mon, 27 Jun 2016 | By aubereylescure | Views [805]

9 am Julian and I stand at the edge of a dirt field as a tractor roils up trails of brown clouds. We must look conspicuous to the farmer driving the tractor, two strangers observing him intently on a deserted expanse of flat fields. Muffled ... Read more >

Tags: andalucia, food, gourmet, rural, sevilla, spain, travel

Andalusian Days (IV): Sherry School in Jerez de la Frontera

SPAIN | Thu, 23 Jun 2016 | By aubereylescure | Views [646]

Bodega Diez Meritos, Jerez Shakespeare himself once said it: ditch wine, drink sherry. Or perhaps it was more to the effect of: knave! Drop from thy hand that gaudy goblet of insipid wine, and drink sherry.   Easier said than ... Read more >

Tags: andalucia, drinks, food, sherry, spain, travel

Andalusian Days (III): From the Mediterranean to the Atlantic, a Road Trip Along the Tuna Trail

SPAIN | Wed, 22 Jun 2016 | By aubereylescure | Views [858]

  Espetos grilled at the chiringuito Rocamar in Malaga Stop 1: Malaga   Antonio, an ex-fisherman who is trying to teach me the art of skewering sardines, is quickly losing his patience as I demolish one fish after another.... Read more >

Tags: andalucia, food, road trip, seafood, spain, travel, tuna

Andalusian Days(II): Blood, Fat, and Brains in a Traditional White Village

SPAIN | Wed, 15 Jun 2016 | By aubereylescure | Views [1117]

The white-washed villages of Andalucia, known as the pueblos blancos , can be glimpsed all over the coastline, some upon steep hills, some overlooking the sea. By the rocky peaks of the Sierra Tejeda range that lies between Granada and Malaga, with ... Read more >

Tags: andalucia, cafe, food, meat, spain, traditional, travel, village

Andalusian Days (I): Malaga, nouveau-glitz on the Costa del Sol

SPAIN | Sun, 5 Jun 2016 | By aubereylescure | Views [1239]

  As the cathedral bells strike ten, the streets of Málaga are settling into to the cadence of daily life. School children in uniforms cruise in rowdy packs; nuns in black habits and clogs squeak open heavy church doors; souvenir ... Read more >

Tags: andalucia, food, gastronomy, sea, spain

What is the Camino Primitivo?

USA | Fri, 25 Mar 2016 | By lisalea | Views [1819]

In a nutshell: Camino Primitivo was the first Camino route to Santiago de Compostela in the 9th century when most of Spain was under Moorish control. This was the route followed by King Alfonso II "the Chaste" in the 9th century from the city ... Read more >

Tags: camino primitivo, spain

See ya' Seville

SPAIN | Tue, 16 Jun 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [522] | Comments [1]

Yesterday was my last day in Seville. I spent more time in Seville than any other city. Why? Because Seville was that great? Ah-no. Seville actually is beautiful. When  I was done with the hostel, where I spent 3 nights (which ended on a Thurs), ... Read more >

Tags: seville, spain, tapas

Back to the Hostel

SPAIN | Mon, 15 Jun 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [520]

Today I am checking out of this hotel and moving back to the hostel? Why, just one more night and off to Brussels. The hostel is cheaper, and they have  a computer where I can print out my boarding pass for tomorrow (on European discount carriers, ... Read more >

Tags: hostel, spain

The Reales Seville

SPAIN | Sun, 14 Jun 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [549]

Yesterday was a better day. While still here in Seville, i visited the Reales Alcazares, which is a giant palace and gardens originally devloped by the Moorish Kings. The palace is absolutely beautiful, with gorgeous tiles with intricate patterns. There ... Read more >

Tags: gypsy, seville, spain

Hostels-where do they do it?

SPAIN | Fri, 12 Jun 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [559]

Today I am in checking out of this hostel, and moving to a hotel. I actually like this hostel-the people are friendly, both those who work here and the other guests.  I have become somewhat acclimated to being in hostels-In England I purchased a ... Read more >

Tags: hostel, spain

Seville fo real

SPAIN | Fri, 12 Jun 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [569] | Comments [1]

This blog yesterday was short and sloppy-simply because as I mentioned, I attended the pub crawl the following evening (till morning), and woke up later then I thought. What I didn't say is that before I came here to Seville-I knew nothing about Seville.... Read more >

Tags: seville, spain

Virgins and nature

SPAIN | Sun, 7 Jun 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [514]

Yesterday, I went to the Prado-the Art Museum in Madrid-I figured I would check out the dark art that Spanish Aritists did, and what we we're told about in the tour. There we're some paintings of Spanish Rulers and their families, but A LOT of paintings ... Read more >

Tags: madrid, spain

Taste of Flamenco- sherry meatballs

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 9 Mar 2015 | By sandyvoyage | Views [381]

Ingredients 250g minced beef 250g of minced pork 1 egg (whisked) 2 tablespoons of fine breadcrumbs 2 garlic cloves 100g ground almonds 1 glass of dry sherry Beef stock Bay leaf Creme fraiche olive oil Salt ... Read more >

Tags: albondigas, andalucia, flamenco, jerez, meatballs, seville, sherry, spain, spanish

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