Life in many Spanish cities revolves around the Central Market. It is the best place to find the ingredients that make up the local gastronomy. The Mercat Central of Valencia is one of the largest, most beautiful markets in Europe.
When in Valencia, you must eat paella. If you are able to eat that paella at a restaurant on the beach, it would be even better. The national dish of Spain, paella originated in the Valencia region and it is everywhere here. We went in search of the best paella in Valencia.
Valencia is a city made for walking, which is a good counter to our other favorite pastime – eating. The combination of the two makes for a lovely day in Spain. We worked up an appetite with a long walk through the Jardines del Turia, stopping midway for […]
The old town of Valencia, Spain is filled with history, charm, and lots of restaurants and bars. We explored the city seeking out tapas, pinchos, and chocolate.
A winery tour and tasting is a great way to experience the Castilla-La Mancha region of Spain. We visited Bodegas Real to learn about their wine and enjoy delicious regional food.
To get a taste of Spanish wine culture, we visited Valdepeñas, a wine making DO in the region of Castilla-La Mancha in south central Spain. We feasted on traditional Manchego cuisine and sampled the local wines.
Granada’s restaurants are known for their tradition of free tapas with beer or wine. We’ve heard that they will keep bringing them as long as you keep ordering. Our challenge was to see just how far they will go.
Food crawling is a part of the lifestyle in Granada, one of the few cities in Spain to still offer free tapas. We share some of our favorite spots for tapas around the city.
The winding streets of Malaga’s historic city center are perfect for meandering. The picturesque plazas are surrounded by restaurants and shops. Tapas bars can be found on just about every street, even the narrow little alleys. Everywhere people were eating, drinking, lounging at sidewalk cafes, and enjoying the […]
Malaga has a little bit of everything we are looking for in a Spanish city: easy access by train and plane, a historic city center, beautiful waterfront, fresh seafood, and Mediterranean weather with abundant sunshine. The Costa del Sol is known for its overbuilt touristy coastline, but Malaga […]