Right on the beach, the Hotel Terraza was as comfortable as could be. I had a room overlooking the ocean. I kind of wanted to pull my bedding onto my terrace and sleep outside. Next time, I am so booking a massage at the spa, as it looked gorgeous. We ate a delicious meal in the restaurant: local wines,...more
I was at a conference in Girona where the catering was done by El Celler, voted the second best restaurant in the world. And I thought the first best should be a bit worried. Perfectly fried calamari, campari balls that popped in your mouth, anchovies I couldn't get enough of (even though I...more
The sort of country house that makes you want to move to Costa Brava with your five dogs and open a country house. You'll want to come here for the food, but the rooms are just as fabulous. Ask Anna if you can see photos of the refurbishment. Bring a bathing suit for the small pool in the garden....more
How close to the beach can you get in the Costa Brava? Find out here. I'm currently staying a night here after attending a beach party a few days ago, where we dined on fabulous paella and ham. Rooms are incredibly comfortable, as well as environmentally friendly. Next time, i want to try out the...more
Want a little view with your wine-tasting? How about olive oil from the hundreds-years old grove? This family-run winery is in the middle of the beautiful Emporda region. Cacti, cypress trees and rocky cliffsites complete the scenery.
After one incredibly romantic afternoon in Barcelona, I fell in love with the city. There's a reason everyone loves certain cities -- Paris, Venice, Barcelona. I get the Barcelona thing now. We arrived to several street festivals, including a classical music concert and a group of...more
The Costa Brava city of Girona is the perfect holiday spot for a few days. Compact, easy to get around, lots to see and do, the second best restaurant in the world (or so they say: Check out El Celler de Can Roca while you're there), and a Ryanair-served airport a 15-minute taxi ride away....more