As lovely as Barcelona is, the crowds can get a bit overwhelming at times. There’s much to see and do in Barcelona but if you’ve already experienced its top tourist attractions, then it’s time to escape the city and go on a day trip.
The Alhambra is the main draw in Granada but there’s so much more to love about this intriguing city in the Andalusian region of Spain. If it’s your first time visiting, then described in this guide are ten of the best things you can do in Granada.
Aside from being delicious, there’s really nothing special or unique about the tapas in Granada. What makes it different, is the culture. Unless you want to, you never have to order a la carte from a bar because a small plate of tapas comes free with every drink order. Order a small glass of beer, and you’ll get a small plate of tapas. Every time.
Dos Pebrots is the second restaurant of Chef Albert Raurich, former head chef at Ferran and Albert Adria’s mythical El Bulli. Located in Barcelona’s Raval neighborhood, the restaurant offers an interesting menu of tapas inspired by historic Mediterranean dishes.
Opened in 2015, La Tasqueria de Javi Estevez features offal as the star ingredient. Chef Estevez hopes to reignite the people’s passion for offal by presenting it in an elegant, fun, and more modern way.
Driving from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela is better than taking the bus or train for one obvious reason – freedom. With a car, you’ll have the freedom to go at your own pace and stop wherever and whenever you want.
Oviedo is the capital of the Asturias region, known for its medieval old town and interesting regional dishes like Fabada Asturiana, Cabrales, and Carbayones. Being near the Atlantic coast, the seafood is sensational as well.
As synonymous as pintxos have become with San Sebastian, we heard that one place makes them even better. According to locals and online reports, the best pintxos can be found not in San Sebastian, but about two hours south in La Rioja, in a city called Logroño.
Strictly speaking, a bodega refers to the warehouse where wine is stored. It literally means “wine shop or cellar”. But based on what we learned on this walk, the term seems to encompass much more than that.