Category Archives: Spain

Tapas and Sangria Are A Potent Combination in Spain

There is a species of humans who are born with cast-iron stomachs, can eat and drink anything. And then there is the other group into which I fall and never learn. On a first trip to Spain over 40 years

“Bits and Bobs” to help travelers Plan a Trip to Barcelona

Below is just a few “Bits and Bobs” (as my United Kingdom friends refer to it) that may help plan your trip to Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain, is a vacation getaway for those who are looking for a unique culture and stunning artistic

The Mediterranean Coastline of France and Spain: Hindsight is 20/20

It was time to pack our bags, leave Perpignan and board the direct (thankfully) TGV from Perpignan to Charles de Gaulle Airport, zooming in around 8:00 p.m. By TGV (High-Speed Train), it’s a comfortable, six-hour train ride that gave plenty

The Bizarre and “Must Visit” Teatre-Museu Dali in Figueres, Spain

The week’s hiking portion from France into Spain was over. Six hikers staying at Hotel S/aguarda in Cadaques (Helen and Kevin, two French ladies and us) were going to be transferred back to Colliioure by van. A 1-1/2 hour stop

Casa Salvador Dali in Port Lligat, Spain

Hotel S’aguarda also serves a huge breakfast buffet with ham, cheese, yogurt, etc. A sign over the tables asks “Please do not take food away” which we’ve seen people do all over Europe ( I had no intention of doing

What to See and Do in Cadaques, Spain

Cadaques has an old quarter with plentiful galleries, art and craft shops, along with clothes. Most shops only open on weekends in the winter, but Cadaques jumps from Easter on. The climate is mild doesn’t get too hot in summer.