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Ravaleando: Discovering Barcelona’s El Raval Neighborhood

El Raval is, together with El Born, El Gòtic and Barceloneta, part of Barcelona’s Old City (Ciutat Vella in Catalan). Although the Raval-barrio may be considered the ‘toughest’ of them, due to its history of crime-related problems, it’s by far the coolest one, if you…

One day in El Born, Barcelona’s Trendiest Barrio

Without doubt, El Born is one of Barcelona’s best neighborhoods, so it would be a pity to limit yourself to just a quick stop. There’s plenty of boutiques of local artists and designers, romantic wine bars and fancy restaurants, but it’s also home to some…
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Nightlife In Europe – Our Favourite Spots

Letting your hair down once in a while is most definitely not a sin. If you're looking for a party holiday with the girls, the guys or all of you, this one's for you. Europe is home to some classic party cities that make a…

Seville, Sip by Sip

Before I moved to Seville, I had a vague idea that everyone in Spain drank sangria and the kind of earthy red wines Hemmingway used to write about. I soon discovered that the repertoire of Spanish beverages is far larger and more nuanced than I…

Orange Biscuit Recipe Made with Market Fresh Spanish Oranges

During these winter months, Seville's markets offer a wealth of variety: wild mushrooms from the nearby Sierras, tagarninas (thistle-like shrubbery) and wild, bitter-tasting asparagus. But the most prominent feature are those round, vibrant-coloured boules, synonymous with Seville: oranges!
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Canary Islands Vacation with the Glamour Granny

Full of friendly people and balmy weather, a Canary Islands vacation with Inka I always think of the Canary Islands as a box of jewelry; full of precious gems to suit every mood and occasion. There is the emerald green of the Orotava Valley in Tenerife…

Palma: Ancient History and Modern Day Fun

On the Balearic Island of Mallorca, the city of Palma brings together ancient history and modern-day fun Palma, Mallorca is best known for being the capital of the Balearic Islands, one of Spain’s autonomous regions, as well as the birthplace of Rafal Nadal, currently one…

New Years Eve Traditions Around the World

Rather than serve up the standard fare and bullet point sparkling wine types for New Year’s, today we're going to check out some New Year's traditions around the world. We're going to focus on customs from several well-known winemaking countries, some wine-related and some not.…

Visit the Villages of Mallorca

Go to Mallorca, Spain, to experience much more than just sunshine and sandy beaches Mallorca, the tiny island off the coast of Spain is known to many travelers for its beautiful beaches, all-inclusive resorts and vibrant nightlife. What many vacationers fail to see, though, is…
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