Browsing All posts tagged under »tapas«

Barcelona: the city that has it all

June 18, 2014


Oh where to start with Barcelona. Small windy pedestrian streets, beautiful plazas, hills, museums, food (of the food) and a beach. The city has it all. I was there recently for a conference and got a sneak peak at a few amazing places…. My first night I was taken to a fabulous little place called Canete where the […]

Pinxo heaven San Sebastian, en route to Pamplona

January 6, 2010


Pamplona is a relatively unassuming town. Until one week in July for the week-long party of San Fermin and the running of the bulls. In my opinion you would have to be nuts to voluntarily be chased down narrow streets by one of these things – they are huge, scared and dangerous. Nevertheless, the party […]

Getting used to Madrid, starting with Tapas

January 6, 2010


I have recently moved to Madrid and for one reason or another, the city is taking some time to grow on me (top tip: pickpockets are rife, if it’s not tied down, it’s gone, make sure pockets are deep and zipped!). After huge enthusiasm for tapas in the first couple of weeks, I got bored […]