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.

Is Besalu Spain’s most beautiful town?

An ancient bridge, a former abbey and a Jewish bath are just a few of the treasures waiting to be discovered in Besalu. Besalu is a sleepy town of 2,400, split between this cozy scene to the left and a slightly more recent addition beyond the other side of the new bridge. Since the 10th...

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...