Where to eat, dine and wine in Calafell (Catalonia, Spain)

We have been to Spain many times in last 20 years but didn’t spend 2 weeks full time in Calafell, Costa Dorada, between Barcelona and Tarragona and close to El Vendrell. Let us share with you where we have eaten. Vacation has just started! Burg 66 Av. Sant Joan de Déu, 83 Currently No3 recommenation at Trip Advisor, so we needed to check out their … Where to eat, dine and wine in Calafell (Catalonia, Spain) weiterlesen

Spanish Tapas: 50 Shades of Croquettes

We are visiting Spain between 1-3 times a year, my first trip to Spain was in 1996 and I fell in love with Tapas immediately. Great way to discover Spain’s kitchen and local, regional „cocinas“ by sharing small dishes. Usually we are spending our time in Catalonia, South of Barcelona, where my parents in law live. Tapas are different than in Basque Country and I … Spanish Tapas: 50 Shades of Croquettes weiterlesen

Fiesta Mayor in El Vendrell (Katalonien, Spanien)-Reisebericht über traditionelles Volksfest

Seit langem habe ich mich auf diese dreiwöchigen Sommerferien in Spanien gefreut! Ich bin in El Vendrell, einer Stadt im Süden Barcelonas mit 36.000 Einwohnern, nur 3 km vom Mittelmeer entfernt, so gut wie zu Hause. Meine Frau stammt daher, meine spanische Familie wohnt dort und im Umkreis und die Anzahl meiner Besuche sind >40. Trotz dieser imposanten Menge haben wir es bisher noch nicht … Fiesta Mayor in El Vendrell (Katalonien, Spanien)-Reisebericht über traditionelles Volksfest weiterlesen

Visiting Spanish Painter Manel Soria & his beautiful women

Today while I am on vacation in Spain I was visiting the Catalan Painter and Artist Manel Soria Segura in El Vendrell, Baix Penedes. You can find his official website and more information about him and his paintings here: http://manelsoriasegura.com and Instagram I am familar with his work and paintings since 15 years, so I was curious to find out what he has done in … Visiting Spanish Painter Manel Soria & his beautiful women weiterlesen

Spanish Christmas Tradition: El Caga Tio

El Caga Tio (defecating log in English) is a big piece of cut wood is a character in Catalan mythology relating to Christmas tradition widespread in Catalonia. Usually in the beginning with the Feast of the Immaculat Conception (December 8), children or adults gives the tió a little bit to „eat“ (usually mandarines) every night and next morning the fruit is eaten, only peels are … Spanish Christmas Tradition: El Caga Tio weiterlesen