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Montserrat, Catalonia. Spain

Loading...<p><b>Mountain massif of Montserrat</b> is part of the Catalan Pre-Coastal Range, located 50 km from Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain. These unusual …

Pintxos (Basque Style Tapas) and Côtes de Gascogne Wine #Winophiles

<i>Flavorful ingredients piled onto thick slices of baguette make for a fun and unique party appetizer or pre-dinner tapas snack.</i>Continue reading and …

Barcelona

A perfect day in Barcelona

The seductive seaside city of Barcelona is a hard-working place with a strong hedonistic streak.<p>The story of two thousand years is etched into its Roman remains, Gothic churches and Modernista mansions (especially the dreamlike landmark buildings of Antoni Gaudí). The assault on the senses …

BBQ Brisket With Red Wine BBQ Sauce

2 minute Read<p>As a boy raised in the south, I have always had an affinity for barbecue. But now that I live in New York, the opportunity to partake in …

BBQ

What Wine Goes Best with BBQ?

Jordan Mackay is the co-author, with the Austin-based BBQ star pitmaster Aaron Franklin, of Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto. The book is …

10 Essential BBQ Sauce Recipes for Summer

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>With the official start of grill season - easily our favorite season - it’s FINALLY time for some good ole fashioned barbecue. And …

Recipes

Barcelona's best shopping by neighbourhood

Barcelona perhaps finally achieved peak hipster with the recent opening of Urban Outfitters, a massive statement of a shop in a central and symbolic location on the Plaça Catalunya, but the city has long had a tradition of quirky little boutiques, icily cool designer home-ware stores and artisanal …

America's 25 best barbecue restaurants, ranked

The St. Louis native spent a year dining at 365 barbecue restaurants across 48 states.<p>In his self-published book, "The 100 Best Barbecue Restaurants in America," he details his journey and homes in on what he believes are the best 'cue joints in the country.<p>The book ranks the top 25 restaurants and …

BBQ

Barcelona just declared war on Airbnb

Now Colau, once the scourge of government ministers and police forces up and down the land, is the big boss of Barcelona's city administration and its police forces. And she has her sights set on a very different target: her home city's multibillion-euro tourist industry, in particular the …

The 8 Best Food Cities in the World

<i>By the editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Travelers love to eat--that's why every year, as part of our Readers' Choice Awards survey, we ask our readers to rank their favorite food cities around the world. This year's results contain some old favorites (Paris, Rome) as well as a few surprises. Read on …

The Barcelona Beauty – La Sagrada Familia

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 …

Barcelona

From a Roman colony to the host of the 1992 Olympics, the proud capital of Catalonia is one of Europe’s most dynamic metropolises.

Barcelona

Just Back: Barcelona

National Geographic Travel associate producer <b>Megan Heltzel</b> (on Twitter and Instagram @MeganHeltzel) studied abroad in <b>Barcelona</b> when she was in college. She recently returned to <b></b>the Catalonian capital on a trip with Monograms Travel and was happy to see that the city she once called home continues to …

Barcelona

A perfect weekend in Barcelona

Two days in Barcelona can only ever be a teaser of what it has to offer, so bear in mind that this a subjective grab-bag of highlights, spanning ancient and modern and packaged into a geographically convenient, eminently walkable, weekend tour. It is also all-weather, but in high summer you might …

Barcelona's Architectural Masterpieces

When it comes to Barcelona, the first thing that pops up into my mind is the authentic and unique architecture as a perfect mixture of ultramodern, …

La Vie en Rose...

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El Arenal de Bilbao

This is one of the fountains that adorn the Paseo del Arenal from Navarre Street Bridge and City Hall. Full of trees, a quiet place, pedestrianized, …

City Halls

Gothic Quarter (experience)

The Gothic Quarter or locally Barri Gòtic is the heart of Barcelona and must-visit area. Think about old, medieval buildings - some even date back to …

How To Devour Barcelona In A Day On A Barcelona Food Tour

On my first full day in Spain, I woke up early to go on a cultural journey with Devour Barcelona Food Tours. Even under the fog of jet lag, I was …

Italian Food

Catalón Foods

ludoteca ludugurus Durango, Mexico<p>I can't mention Catalón food without talking…<p>La Terrasa del Museu Terrassa, Catalunya, Spain<p>Essentially it's a …

Catalonia

Riding High in Barcelona, Spain

Enjoyed this post? Give it some love and share!<p>Lack of sleep is an incredible thing. Go too long and it can be quite dangerous, but hang on to it for …

Tapas in Barcelona: an El Bulli experience for all the family

A meal at the Barcelona tapas bar run by El Bulli's founder was a great wedding anniversary treat, especially with a food-obsessed 11-year-old in tow<p>The wife's always the last to know. "I've got Tickets!" announced my husband, Paul.<p>"Tickets? For what?"<p>"No, not tickets – Tickets, Ferran and Albert …

Cheap tapas bars in Barcelona

With few Catalans feeling like spending large sums on eating out, Barcelona's restaurants and bars are thinking up original ways of pulling in customers, especially the tapas bars<p>Tell us about your favourite Barcelona tapas bar by adding a comment<p>The financial crisis in Spain – the country saw its …

5 Food Destinations in Barcelona that You Must Dine At

Spain is indeed unlike any country that I had ever visited; its rich tradition and interesting culture can never be mimicked nor replaced. Spanish …

A Short Barcelona Guide

The best places to eat tapas in Barcelona

Not quite a snack, not quite a meal, the tapa is all about sociability, whether that involves ordering a parade of little dishes to share over a bottle of wine and a long chat or whether your objective is a much more civilised version of the bar crawl.<p>Catalans have never really embraced the …

The Barcelona bar-hop: the city's best places to drink

Barcelona is a great city for bar-hopping. Should you feel like sipping a beer in an enchanted forest surrounded by wood-nymphs; if mid-week karaoke watched over by images of the Virgin Mary appeals, or if pink cava and sausage butties are your idea of the breakfast of champions, we bring you glad …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

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Food, beauty, anarchy: new guided tours of Barcelona by the locals

Barcelona is full of tourist traps, but new, bespoke walking tours, operated by locals – and backed by superstar chef Ferran Adrià – offer a glimpse into the hidden life of the city<p>The square outside the Sagrada Família is thronged with tourist groups basking in the warmth of the October afternoon. …