Europe

There simply is no way to tour Europe and not be awestruck by its scenic beauty, epic history and dazzling artistic and culinary diversity.

A Trabi Tour of Berlin

The Trabant (known affectionately by Eastern Europeans as the Trabi) is the perfect mode of transport to take in the sights and overpowering fumes of life in Cold War Era Berlin. It was Hitler who first came up with the idea of an affordable car for all people – the Volkswagen...

El Clasico at Camp Nou: FC Barcelona V Real Madrid

The world’s two richest teams, two of the greatest players of all time, a level of passion you won’t see anywhere else and over 98,000 rabid supporters – this El Clasico was always going to be one moment we’d never forget. The El Clasico Experience 2018 is FC Barcelona’s year...

Barcelona’s best tapas at Quimet y Quimet

Quimet? What is it about a hole in the wall outlet in a nondescript El Poble Sec side street that brings celebrity chefs and foodies from all over the world? Why Conde Naste? Why Anthony Bourdain? Why would anyone bring attention to this tiny bottle shop that can’t fit more than 20 people...

Brunch and Cake, Barcelona – Two of our Favorite Things

Brunch and Cake – two of our favorite things. They had us from the moment we heard the name. Then we saw the place and we were smitten. Brunch is Jess’s favorite meal of the week. If she had a choice we’d be brunching every day. To her, it’s not about bottomless mimosas or bloody marys...

Eating tapas and drinking with the locals at Bar Jai-Ca

It’s easy to fall for Barcelona’s tourist traps but if you dig a little deeper you can find the genuine places the locals drink… Like Bar Ja-Cai Step away from Barri Gotic and La Rambla, stroll in the direction of the water and the demographics change. Backpacker hostels, weed shops...

Tapas and cocktails with a view at Ocana, Barcelona

Famed for its tapas, cocktails and oh-so-perfect setting, Ocana is the perfect initiation into casual Spanish dining. The late afternoon sun is beating down on us as we make our way through narrow canyon like alleyway of the passage de la Paz. Above, ornate arches and mosaic bridges join...