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Logroño Wineries: A Tale of Two Tours

A Field Guide to the Wines of Ibiza

There’s nothing like the cold winds of February to bring about some island daydreaming. While I am most familiar with Spain’s Palma de Mallorca, I’d love to explore…

Ode to Picotas (Picota Cherries)

June, sweet June. Forget spring, summer holds the promise of renewed spirit and limitless possibilities. The days are longer and the yield is sweeter. When the breeze dances with the…

Slowing Down in Gijón, Spain

Gijón, Spain is a place that insists you loosen your tie, forget yesterday’s worries, and let yourself unwind. It presses gently downward, whether with humidity or with a siren´s call,…

Banking in Spain (and Hair-Tearing)

Three years later, and l still hate banking in Spain as much as the day (no, WEEK) that it took me to open a bank account.* As far…

Osmosis: Splurging in Barcelona

When the waiter offered up bread, dipping oil, and a trio of colorful salts–from Australia, the Basque Country, and England–I nearly swooned. As he had done with every item, our…