Category Archives: Spain

Difference between Spanish and Mexican paella

If you missed my presentation at Taste of Travel stage at the San Diego Travel Adventure Show, you didn’t get to taste my delicious paella. But all is not lost. You can still watch some clips from the show and … Continue reading

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Spanish Tapas Recipes Seen On The Travel and Adventure Show

Are you wondering How to find the Real Cuisine of a Country? I will be discussing on the subject today at the Travel and Adventure Show in Washington DC, and showing you a few recipes I picked up during my … Continue reading

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Tortilla de Patatas Recipe

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Volunteering in Spain for Free

I know it sounds too good to be true, but it is! I can say that because I have done the free volunteer trip to Spain myself.

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La Bodega, Barcelona

One of my best dining experiences in Barcelona was at La Bodega Restaurant at Plaza Molina in the Sant Gervasi district. My local friends, Tina and Alex said it was their favorite restaurant in Barcelona so they had to take me … Continue reading

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Volunteering in Spain – 12 times and counting

I discovered this concept of “volunteering holiday” quite by accident. My former flatmate had booked one a couple of years before, and I had signed up for the newsletter fully intending to go someday.

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Speak and Eat in Spanish

On my last evening in Spain, my friend Gina and I headed to AIL Madrid near Retiro park for a Gazpacho Cooking Class. Little did I know that the class was about to be held in Spanish! Well, that would … Continue reading

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Magical Segovia

Segovia, Spain is one of the most beautiful places I have come across during my travels. With a backdrop of breathtaking Spanish countryside, Roman aqueducts, cathedrals and castles, the city has a magical quality to it. UNESCO has also named Segovia as … Continue reading

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Gaudi inspired chocolates

Barcelona based acclaimed chocolatier, Enric Rovira is famous for  drawing inspiration from the beautiful shapes and line designs of Antoni Gaudí, into more edible pieces of art. It is amazing to see how he takes the forms from famous structures … Continue reading

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The Spaniards need us too!

When you think of volunteering internationally, generally Europe doesn’t come to mind. I always thought it is the orphanages and schools in third world countries, or the villages and communities in a disaster hit area that really need us, but … Continue reading

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