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Priorat Wine Guide

The term “hidden gem” is thrown around a lot when it comes to travel and wine. But in the case of Priorat, a region (comarca) southwest of Barcelona, the term couldn’t be more applicable: although wines have been made in Priorat since the 1100s, until the 1970s, the rugged region of Priorat was only accessible […]

Are you going to be in Barcelona on a Sunday? Take advantage of Barcelona’s free museum Sundays and spend a few hours at the Museum of Barcelona History (MUHBA). The museum is free after 3 pm every Sunday and all day on the first Sunday of the month. The MUHBA is actually a collection of museums, […]

The city of Girona is worth a stop when traveling in Spain, regardless of whether or not you are a Game of Thrones fan. While touring the historic medieval center, be sure to stop at some of Girona’s Game of Thrones filming locations and geek out on the city that stars as Braavos, Oldtown, and Kings Landing. […]

When your husband asks you what you want for your birthday and you say, “A trip to Roquefort,” you’re either a Francophile, fromatgophile (I just made that word up) or weird. I might be a bit of all three, but when it comes to our incredible stay in Millau and our tours of the cheese […]

Food for thought: have you ever had a bad churro? From the stick-straight variation I grew up on (hello, childhood memories of county fairs and Disneyland!) to the delicious, dulce de leche-filled churro covered with peanuts that I sampled from a vendor in Brazil, I’m putting my money on the churro. Like ice cream, puppies, […]

Is this real truffle oil? We’ll find out. Mac and cheese. Popcorn. Eggs. Pastas. I’ll eat truffle on nearly everything, so it’s no surprise that Umbria, one of the Italian truffle regions, happens to be one of my favorite places in the world. I fell in love with this region in 2011 when we spent […]