Denassus, Tapas & Wine, Poble Sec – Spain Travel Article

Denassus, Tapas & Wine, Poble Sec I am surprised that I have not heard of Denassus before stepping into it for lunch with my fellow Rack & Return WSET classmates. They all seem to know it. They know that it used to be restaurant Malamén.“Wasn’t this opened by those guys from Bar del Pla?” someone volunteers.Wait! What? How did I miss this? I am incredulous. I love this format! The type where enthusiasm carries the concept but the lot is…

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The Best Places in Madrid to Explore the Exciting World of Natural Wine – Devour Madrid – Spain Travel Article

The Best Places in Madrid to Explore the Exciting World of Natural Wine – Devour Madrid While visiting Madrid, the options for which wines to try and where to drink wine can be overwhelming.  Heavy monastrell (also known as mourvèdre) from the southern region of Jumilla? Light and fruity mencías from rainy Galicia in the north? Or maybe you want to dive into the fascinating world of sherry wines from Jerez.  The variety of wine in Spain can be a…

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Authentic Bifana Recipe – A Classic Lisbon Sandwich – Spain Travel Article

Authentic Bifana Recipe – A Classic Lisbon Sandwich Today David jumps the border over to Portugal to bring us the recipe for one of my all-time favorite sandwiches, the humble Portuguese bifana.  In Lisbon, the bifana is king. Anthony Bourdain raved about it, and Lisboetas wouldn’t think of eating anything else as a tasty midnight snack. It might sound humble, but this simple sandwich of thinly-sliced marinated pork packs plenty of flavor!  Bifana: the humble king of Lisbon’s street food…

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How Much Does A Holiday To Spain Cost In Summer 2020? – Spain Travel Article

How Much Does A Holiday To Spain Cost In Summer 2020? IntroductionAs a holiday destination, Spain is as popular as ever. According to the Spanish National Institute of Statistics (INE), in 2019, Spain welcomed 83.7 million tourists, up 1.08% from the previous year. This means that for the 7th year in a row, the number of people travelling to Spain has increased. “This is no surprise” says Spain-Holiday’s CEO Jannich F. Petersen “for those looking for self-catering holidays, Spain ticks…

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Group lunching right by the sea – Spain Travel Article

Group lunching right by the sea For me this place says holiday more than most beach restaurants in Barcelona. An oasis away from the busiest part of Barcelona´s beach & settled beneath the W Hotel you´ll find El Gallito Restaurant. (Photo by El Gallito)(Photo by El Gallito) Green vines cover the pergolas on the outside terrace which is moments from the sea and the colourful cushions and long chunky wooden tables make the perfect setting for a calm, delicious, group lunch…

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Barcelona Festivals, Events, and Holidays 2020 – Spain Travel Article

Barcelona Festivals, Events, and Holidays 2020 *This site contains affiliate links, which means I receive a commission when you buy. See my full disclosure. Come to Barcelona any day of the year, and you’re guaranteed to find the right event for you. Religious celebrations, concerts, food fairs, or a Mexican food meet-up? They’re always happening! Read this list of major events, festivals, and public holidays in Barcelona to help you plan your trip. It’s helpful to know what cool events…

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