Spain

Near and Timanfaya: Grand Tour Lanzarote Review

Near and Timanfaya: Grand Tour Lanzarote Review

The busiest day of my week in the Canary Islands was easily the one featuring a tour! Knowing that the Canaries are well spread out, you do end up needing a set of wheels to get the most out of the place. Without that option […]

H2O Juice Bar & Vegan Cafe, Corralejo, Canary Islands

H2O Juice Bar & Vegan Cafe, Corralejo, Canary Islands

I was reading my Lonely Planet guide to the Canary Islands when I stumbled upon the food section, with the author declaring it was a bit of a meat feast. Perhaps it’s a bit outdated but fortunately there are some options for vegetarians and vegans […]

Naia – Mikel Otaegui, Arrecife, Canary Islands

Naia – Mikel Otaegui, Arrecife, Canary Islands

I finally got my first beach break of the year. That makes for one very happy Sam, and a very tanned one at that. One of the highlights, food-wise of my time in Arrecife was at a charming restaurant called Naia Mikel Otaegui. Mikel is […]

Sam’s Travel Journal: Canary Islands

Sam’s Travel Journal: Canary Islands

Two unexpected occurrences disturbed the sleep before my first trip of the year, the Canary Islands in Spain. One, there was a mosquito in my room. Two, this guy was smashing the windscreen of a car outside. Ugh. How annoying. It looked to be drug- […]

Brunch & Cake, Barcelona

Brunch & Cake, Barcelona

Cake for breakfast? Things sure a little different here at Brunch & Cake in Barcelona. There’s a world of new possibilities after all, so why be bound by conventional brunches?I was on the hunt for a flashy brunch and this came up trumps on my […]

Bilbao Berria, Barrio Gotico, Barcelona

Bilbao Berria, Barrio Gotico, Barcelona

The last week saw me finally jet-setting my way into Spain (though I should say Catalonia). My face and my stomach was excited to be arriving at the very temperate paradise of Barcelona. And it meant time for some Spanish-style eating!