Photo Friday: This week we celebrate the #FriFotos CURVES theme with a video of a flamenco dancer performing at Las Tablas, Madrid.
Usually, Fridays are reserved for travel photos inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. But the theme of this week’s Photo Friday is CURVES, so I thought it was a perfect time to show this clip from a flamenco show at Las Tablas in Madrid. Madrid is a late night town – and I knew when I was [...]
This week’s Photo Friday: A dessert from Cal Pep, which serves the best tapas in Barcelona
This week’s #FriFotos theme is Trick or Treat – so we thought we’d go the sweet route and post a photo of a mouth-watering dessert from Cal Pep, which serves some of the best tapas in Barcelona (I mentioned them before in my post on where to eat in Barcelona). Cal Pep looks somewhat diveish [...]
This week’s Photo Friday: Barcelona Candy at Boqueria Market
This week’s Photo Friday (#FriFotos) theme is NUMBERS. Pictured is a colorful candy stand in Barcelona’s Mercat de la Boqueria (Boqueria Market), just off Las Ramblas, a tree-lined pedestrian walking street filled with various kiosks and street performers. Can you pick just one?
Wondering where to eat in Barcelona? A few suggestions, including Cal Pep, Tapac 24, Jamonisimo (home to the best ham in the word), Can Sole and La Boqueria.
A couple of my friends are visiting Barcelona this week, and asked me if I knew of any good spots to eat. I have never been but thought it would be a good idea to ask you. I suppose they are looking for anything that they might not notice in guide books, something like some [...]
My worst travel experience of 2009: being pickpocketed in Barcelona
Frequent flyer tickets to Spain donated by a generous friend – check. Three bedroom rental apartment with deck views of Sagrada Familia – check. An itinerary that would please the foodies and the culture vultures of the group – check. As the details fell into place for our June trip to Barcelona, only one worry [...]
Barcelona trip report
Mytrip report from Barcelona is published here. We had a fantastic week here in June renting an apartment with friends, just a few blocks from Sagrada Familia. Give it a read and share your own Barcelona experiences below!