Cava Bertha colored bottles

Tasting the Cava in the Penedes Region of Spain

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We were going to watch the sunset in Gozo and brought a bottle of Cava with us. It just seems the right thing to do opening bottle of sparkling wine to sit and relax on the overlook as the sun sets over the sea. My new appreciation for Spanish Cava started a few months ago after touring two […]

Land Rovers at Les Comes

Barcelona: A Day of Fun, Adventure and Archery at Les Comes

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I had no idea when I woke up that my day would be filled with adventure, laughter, fun, food and a lot cava (sparkling wine) starting at Les Comes, forty five minutes outside of Barcelona. Joining the TBEX blogger press tour, I was one of six on the Fast and Chic to highlight that a visit to Barcelona is “Much More” […]

Praktik Bakery breakfast breads

Waking Up to Fresh Bread at Praktik Bakery Hotel Barcelona

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When I was younger, my father would go to the pretzel bakery on Saturdays. The smell of warm Philly soft pretzels would make its way up to my bedroom and become my alarm clock. Pretzels for breakfast is definitely a Philly thing but at the core, it’s just another type of bread and I do […]

La Sagrada Familia stained glass windows

The Barcelona Beauty – La Sagrada Familia

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On my first visit to Barcelona, a quick cruise stop, we didn’t want to wait in line for tickets to the famous Sagrada Familia, Gaudi’s unfinished cathedral, more than 133 years in the works (since 1882) so I admired it from afar and took a few photos. I regretted not visiting the interior and learning more about […]

Devour Barcelona Cheeses

Discovering the Flavors of Spain with Devour Barcelona Food Tour

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I went on a Devour Barcelona food tour and ate all of the food! Now for most people this doesn’t seem odd – go on a food tour and eat the food but for me who has suffered from lactose intolerance for almost 15 years, this was a big thing!  Suffered is probably too strong […]