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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SPAIN – Mallorca (Balearic Islands)

Mallorca, in Spain's Balearics, is a large island with tiny towns, gorgeous estates and farms, and very sophisticated restaurants featuring the islands bountiful produce and seafood.  The rural country-side together paired with the chic maritime life-style check all the boxes for a fantastic holiday destination! Just an hour flight from Barcelona and with one of …

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