Making Paella Valencia Style and Grocery Shopping in Spain

After seeing the Tour de France in the Pyrenees we traveled to Begur on the Costa Brava for a quiet and relaxing week of sunshine and some sand.  Since paella can be considered beach food it seemed appropriate to make some while we were within sight of the Mediterranean.  But first, we had to do…

Travel Post: We Went to See The Tour de France in the Pyrenees

From my last post you may have guessed correctly we’re on vacation.  Right now we’re relaxing on the Costa Brava in Begur, Spain but before coming here we journeyed up into the Pyrenees for the main reason of the trip, seeing a mountain stage of the 100th Tour de France (maybe that should be raison…

48 hours in Barcelona – Things to Do

After Cheryl and I got married we spent our honeymoon in Rome, Sardinia, Florence, and Barcelona.  Barcelona came at the tail end for just a couple of days and we found ourselves wishing we had spent more time there and uttered words many travelers have said “well, we’ll just have to come back.”  So when…