Food & Drink


The Most Famous Spanish Dish: Paella

Considered by many as Spain’s national dish, the emblematic paella is a flavorful concoction that has won the hearts of many throughout the world. A jumble of cooked-to-savory-softness yellow rice mixed with fresh seafood, red meat and a myriad of condiments, the paella makes for a hearty Mediterranean meal.  Best […]


Cooking Classes in Spain

Spain is reputed for many things: its rich culture, flamboyant traditional arts and beaches but most of all, it is best known for its food. The paella, ubiquitous jamon (cured ham) and churros con chocolate have all give Spain its world-famous status as a culinary capital. With such a rich gastronomy, […]


Eating in Spain: Menu Tips

Paella, tortilla de patatas and churros con chocolate: we all know these famous Spanish dishes, but surely these are not enough to feed our craving for Spanish gastronomy? Dig a little deeper and you’ll see that Spanish gastronomy is extremely diverse and versatile. Although menus in most tourist restaurants tend […]


Christmas Markets in Spain

Like many other European countries, Spain celebrates Christmas in fervor with elaborate belens (Nativity scene figurines), glittering lighting and massive Christmas markets. These markets feature rows upon rows of booths bursting with colorful candies, local produce, traditional sweets and gift items. Although these markets are scattered across Spanish cities and towns, […]


Christmas Markets in Barcelona

Christmas markets are sprinkled throughout Barcelona; if you don’t find anything in one you can always hop over to another to hunt down goodies and unique gifts. Although the Christmas markets in Barcelona can barely compare to the main market in Madrid in sheer size, there are quite a few […]