Ibiza: Six Senses Brings a Whole New Vibe to this Balearic Island

I am a huge fan of the Balearic Islands, with each island having its unique personality and vibe. In past blogs, I have raved about Mallorca and Menorca, two islands with differing propositions of nature, topography, history, food, wine, art, beaches, and towns. Conversely, Ibiza is world-renown to party-goers and music lovers due to its …

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The Costa Brava: From the Coast to the Countryside of Catalunya

The Costa Brava or "Wild Coast" is an incredibly gorgeous stretch of coast in the Catalunyan province of Spain easily reached 90 minutes north of Barcelona and runs all the way to the French border. The area is famous for stunning beach hiking trails and miles of cycling through vineyards and medieval villages. With the …

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Barcelona: Beyond the Basics

Barcelona is a city that always pleases and is fun for everyone! Cutting edge, artsy, playful, Mediterranean, and proud. It is also a city that is often over-touristed and busy so traveling in 2021 was the perfect time to experience this architecturally-stunning sea-side gem without the crowds. We stayed at the delightful family-owned boutique hotel …

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Menorca: Gem of Spain’s Balearic Islands

Welcome to Menorca: wild and preserved nature, endemic cultures, exceptional architectural heritage, white sand beaches, crystal clear water. Menorca is the most laid-back and tranquil of Spain's popular Balearic Islands — less clubby than Ibiza, less touristed than neighboring Mallorca. Authentic towns filled with locals and Spanish, unreal beaches, nature, active adventures, and wonderful little …

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VINO: Spain’s Priorat, Ribera del Duero, and La Rioja Wine Regions

Many food and wine enthusiasts agree that Spain is one of the most exciting gastronomic countries in the world with a vibrant passion for producing and enjoying outstanding culinary and oenological experiences.

Madrid: Sophisticated & Authentic

Madrid has always been one of my favorite European capitals, and no, not because of the name! 🙂 Madrid is elegant, sophisticated, understated, and authentic. It does not get as much fanfare as Barcelona, which is perhaps one reason it has been able to maintain its poise and grace despite the pressures of over-tourism in …

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Yachting: You need vitamin SEA

Resort to Laura Madrid provides our clients with access to the world's fleet of luxury charter yachts which cruise some of the most unique and exclusive destinations around the globe. Whether your preference is sailing, motor, super or mega yachts, Resort to Laura Madrid along with our hand-selected brokers identify the most desirable charter for you and ensure all is done to provide you with the most unforgettable voyage.

A Costa Rican Ranch Holiday: Something special in Perez Zeledon

Sometimes you find a place that you realize is immediately extra-ordinary and this is exactly what I discovered at Hacienda Alta Gracia in the authentic and beautiful highlands of Perez Zeledon in Southern Costa Rica. A former working ranch and dream project of a very successful agricultural family, the newly opened Alta Gracia is managed …

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Spain – Barcelona the Bold!

Without doubt one of my top favorite cities in Europe!  Always great energy, spectacular food, bold art and architecture, wonderful places to stay, and any city on a beach gets my vote - the best of all worlds! Barcelona also has some of the best food markets in the world. Though many travelers love La …

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Spain – La Rioja

Rioja Spanish Wine Region–  All I can say is wonderful value and delicious wines. We decided to stop through for a few days whilst driving from San Sebastian to Barcelona.   The Rioja region is certainly the “sweetheart” region of Spanish red wines. Strategically placed between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, the Rioja region produces the …

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