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Santiago de Compostela

The Best of Santiago de Compostela

Posted on 13. Jun, 2014 by .

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Renowned for its end point of the Camino de Santiago, in recent years, Santiago de Compostela has witnessed a transformation from an exclusively spiritual pilgrimage to one of greater interest for all tourists. While a 3-week long walk to visit a cathedral might not appeal to everyone, remember that modernity has brought with it the [...]

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Catalonia’s Messiest Culinary Tradition : Calçotada

Posted on 12. Mar, 2012 by .

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All I knew about Calçotada is that it was a Catalan tradition, and that it was messy. Very messy. And indeed, it was! But that’s the whole fun of it – if you don’t want to get your hands and face dirty, there’s no point in doing it. You have to let your inhibitions go [...]

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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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