A Guide to Barcelona Through the Eyes of Picasso

Pablo Picasso: one of the defining artists of the 20th century and a primary figure behind the Cubism movement. Although he spent the bulk of his adult life in Paris, Barcelona is where the legendary painter called his true home in times of nostalgia and sadness. Picasso was born in Málaga and later moved to […]

40 of the Best Things To Do in Spain

Charged with a permanent feeling of intense passion, emotion, and sophistication, Spain has a funny way of forcing you to slow down, live in the moment, and enjoy life’s simple pleasures. From Gaudí’s whimsical masterpieces to historical Mudéjar treasures, or the snow-capped Pyrenees mountains to the palm-fringed beaches of the Costa del Sol, Spain is […]

Foodie Paradise: Pintxos in San Sebastian, Spain

It’s no secret that Spaniards have long-perfected the subtle art of small, shareable snacks. From the sophisticated eateries of Madrid’s exclusive Salamanca district to tapas in Barcelona, socializing over good food is a custom that goes back many centuries. Tucked away in the north, Spain’s Basque region has its own version of tapas known as […]

The 6 Best Spanish Paella Restaurants in Valencia, Spain

When you think of cuisine in Spain, what’s the first dish that pops up in your head? Unless you consider sangria and tapas to be a proper meal, chances are that it’s Spanish paella. What you may not know about this famous rice dish, however, is that its origins proudly trace back to Valencia. Of course, paella […]

A Guide to the One of the Most Dangerous Hikes in the World

Nicknamed the “Walkway of Death” by intrepid rock climbers for decades, Spain’s most thrilling walk, the infamous El Caminito del Rey, is one of the most dangerous hikes in the world. This suspended walkway stands over 300 feet above the spectacular El Chorro Gorge. It hugs the dramatic rock face pretty much the way I […]

5 Things to Do in Granada Beyond the Alhambra

The Alhambra is one of the best cities in Spain, and it remains a powerful symbol of the country’s multicultural past. Set against the backdrop of the Sierra Nevada peaks, the ancient palace and fortress complex was constructed by the Moors who invaded the Iberian Peninsula from the 8th century onwards. Between the opulent palaces […]

4 of the Best Things to Do in La Rioja, Spain

In Spain’s autonomous community of La Rioja, wine is much more than a simple beverage: it’s a shared culture and way of life. La Rioja is one of the world’s top wine regions, producing high-quality bottles that are sold around the globe. And while life in this romantic Spanish region revolves around its star product, […]

How to Enjoy Vermouth in Barcelona

People who live in Spain are certainly no stranger to day drinking. Between a midday caña or a Spanish sangria, there are plenty of alcoholic beverages that go hand-in-hand with the Spanish lifestyle. When it comes to Catalonia, however, vermouth (Catalan vermut) is the traditional go-to beverage that no trip to Barcelona is complete without. […]

Game of Thrones in Spain: 3 Places Every Fan Must Visit

If you’re seeking a mythical world of dragons, castles, giants, and wildlings, look beyond your imagination and make your way to Spain. There’s something about Spain that conjures up fantasy and intrigue. That’s why the masterminds behind HBO’s Game of Thrones chose Spain as a filming location when creating the show’s mythical, magical world. Spain’s […]

A Self-Guided Barcelona Walking Tour of Gaudi’s Magic City

Few cities in the world can be swiftly summed-up with just the single name of a local artist. Yet when it comes to Barcelona, Gaudi certainly does the trick. As the embodiment of the Catalan Modernist architectural movement, Antoni Gaudi isn’t just a part of Barcelona, he is Barcelona. His fantastical designs greatly influence not […]

The Best Beaches in Spain for Every Type of Traveler

What comes to mind when you think of the best things to do in Spain? Charming hillside towns, flamenco dancers, unlimited sangria — oh, and of course, time spent on the beach. If you’re in the market for a beach getaway, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better destination than Spain, the official world leader […]

4 Magical Locations to Watch the Sunset in Barcelona

It’s universally understood that each city has its own sunset. As evening falls over, Barcelona is filled with a special kind of magic: the Catalan capital is one of the most photogenic cities on the planet, a statement that holds especially true when the sun begins the set and the sky is lit up with […]