Photo Friday: This week we celebrate the #FriFotos CURVES theme with a video of a flamenco dancer performing at Las Tablas, Madrid.
Flamenco dancers 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 […]


Ask Chris: Where to Eat in Barcelona

by Chris on March 28, 2011

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.
Where to eat in Barcelona, Tapac 24 Barcelona

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 […]


Photo of Frank Gehry’s Barcelona Fish sculpture in Port Olimpic.
Photograph of Frank Gehry

Introducing Photo Friday! This is a new feature where we show off a shot from our ever-growing travel photo archives. We hope to grow this feature over the year and offer you downloadable desktop wallpapers, as well as give you a chance to participate with your own photos from the road! This week’s photo is […]


2009 Travel in Review: Worst Experience

by Chris on December 31, 2009

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 […]