Archive for 'Press Trips'

cadaqués winery

Wine Tasting in the Pyrenees

Posted on 29. Feb, 2012 by .

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One of my favorite activities when traveling, like most travelers, is tasting the local foods and drinks. Having already been treated to a fabulous 10 course fancy dinner, I was really excited to have a traditional, family lunch and wine tasting at one of Cadaques winery, the Mas Perafita vineyard, in the beautiful setting of Cap [...]

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dali house-museum

Dali’s Beautiful Strange Mind

Posted on 27. Feb, 2012 by .

When you enter someone’s home and the first thing you see is a stuffed white bear wearing necklaces, you know it’s a strange place. That was indeed my first thought when I entered Salvador Dali house museum in Cadaqués. Well hello there. Taxidermy is a very important concept in Dali’s idea of home decor. There are [...]

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girona tapas

That Time I Had a 10 Course Dinner

Posted on 24. Feb, 2012 by .

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One of the many reasons to visit Spain, outside the dramatic scenery and friendly locals, is the concept of tapas. Tapas are all about sharing - plates of finger-food are usually served in the middle of the table, and enjoyed with drinks and friends. The concept has spread all around Spain and beyond, but every [...]

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Beautiful, Colorful, Romantic Girona

Posted on 22. Feb, 2012 by .

Very little people actually know much about Catalonia, except for Barcelona. Independence? Costa Brava? Wineries? What? I was one of these people. And after spending 5 days in the region, I am somewhat ashamed of the very little knowledge I had before, and kind of sad that I didn’t visit before… because in case you didn’t [...]

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sa vista villa

Monday’s Postcard: Cadaques, Spain

Posted on 20. Feb, 2012 by .

I consider myself a very lucky travel blogger - I do work very hard to achieve these things, but going on a press trip in Spain, courtesy of Charming Villas Catalonia, is simply amazing. This is one of the villas we stayed in during our trip. Sa Vista Villa is an amazing property located right [...]

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Paris Coolest Design Hotel: The Seven

Posted on 08. Feb, 2012 by .

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During my visit to (absolutely freezing) Paris this weekend, I was lucky enough to have booked my accommodation at the newest, coolest, prettiest boutique hotel in the famous 5th arrondissement: Hotel Seven Paris. Hotel Seven, Paris While some might think the hotel isn’t in a good location, I thought exactly the opposite. It’s located a [...]

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roomorama review

Living Like a Londoner with Roomorama: My Experience

Posted on 11. Nov, 2011 by .

A while ago, I had the chance to be offered two nights worth of accommodation in London in exchange of a Roomorama review on my blog. I was intrigued by the service and definitely interested in trying it out. I decided to take advantage of that offer during my recent trip to the capital and [...]

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Discovering London with the Thames Clippers

Posted on 08. Jul, 2011 by .

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Tired of walking but still thirsty for more London discoveries? The London Thames Clippers might just have the perfect solution for you! When TakeTwo Books kindly offered me one of their books, I was ecstatic to find out I could use one of their offers to ride the famous clippers. I’ve always wanted to but somehow never [...]

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