Travel through the Pyrenees is a feast for the eyes and a treat to the senses. I mean that in every way. The food, the drink the company and most importantly the scenery will give you sheer pleasure every day. We had the opportunity to travel through some of the most beautiful landscape in Europe [...]
We’ve always wanted to try a high ropes course. So when bad weather kept us from flying in a hot air balloon in Spain, our frowns turned upside down when we visited the adventure park in La Molina.. The guys at Altitudextrem, were kind enough to fit us into their busy schedule at the last [...]
The air was still and the sky was clear when we awoke for our day of hot air ballooning over the Pyrenees of Spain. The day before had shown signs of bad weather moving in and we went to bed convinced that our flight would be cancelled, but when we woke up, it looked like [...]
We had been anticipating our hike in Vall de Nuria for quite some time as we travelled through the Pyrenees of Spain. After weeks of indulging on food and wine, it was a welcome change to explore this magnificent region of the country by foot. Like all things Spanish, our trip to Vall de Nuria [...]
The number one TV show in the Catalunya region of Spain is not So You Think You Can Dance Spain, or the Spanish Version of American Idol. No, the number one TV show in Catalunya is Mushroom Hunters. Mushroom hunting in Spain is serious business and we had the chance to give it a try [...]
The Pyrenees inspired us. As we rode our horses through an old pilgrimage route, we had visions of walking the El Camino de Santiago. Each time we walked through the mountains of Northern Spain, all I wanted to do was stay there. We made mental notes to come back in a year or two to [...]
I’ve been waiting for you since the 14th century” said Brother Benedict, our guide and Monk at the Santa Maria de Ripoll Monastery.
“You are coming to lunch with me,” said Jaume Marin of Costa Brava tourism. Little did we know that we were going to visit a man listed on the Forbes top 100 and he was flying into Girona, Spain for the day from Switzerland for this special occasion. Now that sounded like an adventure. Wealth [...]
We almost didn’t make it to our tour of the bell tower at the Basilica Parroquial of Girona, Spain. We knew we had to meet at 9:30 am but didn’t know where. As we sat in the lobby of our hotel at 9:45, we realized that we must have misunderstood the instructions. Lucky we bought [...]
We are pleased to announce the winners of our In Costa Brava giveaway to Spain.
As I was writing my newsletter the other day talking about our upcoming travels, I was shocked to see just how much we have in store over the next few months. Normally, travel comes naturally. I mean, we’ve already been on five different continents this year alone! But when I see what we are up to [...]
It was the final activity of our trip in Spain. We were building a Castell and eating Calçots at Mas Truafort in Catalunya
You may not know where I’m going with this but when hiking in Spain, there are three things that stand out, the scenery, a fable and our ragtag group
Have you ever had a day that felt like a movie and you were the main character? While tasting Spanish wines in the Pyrenees, I felt that way
The Catalunya region of Spain is so diverse. From the architecture of Gaudi to the beauty of the Pyrenees it seems to have it all. I wanted to capture the beauty of Catalunya Spain in photos and put them all together in one photo story. We had the chance to experience so many great moments [...]
The Balearic islands to the East of Spain are the perfect destination for adventure holidays. Blessed with endless sunshine and coastal scenery.
As we speak we are on our way to the Running of the Bulls. San Fermín attracts millions of visitors to watch Spain’s largest festival.
We saw Saturns Rings in Catalunya, Spain. I am always in awe of planetariums. You feel as if you are sitting under the real sky as you are taken through a journey through space. It is inspiring.
We arrived at a parking lot in the middle of downtown Barcelona for our tour around the city to discover a floor filled with the cutest and most personality filled automobiles we’ve ever seen. The Seat 600′s were the limosines of the 60′s and tonight, we were going to be our own chauffeurs.
There’s been a long standing rivalry between Barcelona and Madrid forever. Let’s stir it up a bit with this cool infographic from HostelBookers.com :p Where Would you go?