Tag Archives: Spain

Weekend in Barcelona

Weekend in Barcelona

A weekend in Barcelona? Yes, please. It has to be our favourite European city for a weekend getaway. When we lived in the Middle East we used to make a beeline for the Catalan capital the first chance we had. Now with the proliferation of low cost airlines, it’s...
Barcelona — Just My Type

Barcelona — Just My Type

Our recent trip to Barcelona and the Penedes wine region on magazine assignments was focused on Cava and Catalan food. But when we went to the Centro de Interpretación de Cava in Sant Sadurni D’Anoia, my attention turned to design and type for a while. As...
We Are Barcelona Bound!

We Are Barcelona Bound!

This time tomorrow I’ll be starting to think about packing and a few hours later we’ll be heading to the airport for our flight to Barcelona via Guangzhou and Paris. We’re Barcelona bound! It’s been a few years since we were in Europe – our...
Reflections From a Warm Climate on the Notion of Sunny Escapes

Reflections From a Warm Climate on the Notion of Sunny Escapes

About this time every year, people who live in the coldest parts of the northern hemisphere, who are already getting weary of the chilly weather, are starting to consider sunny escapes and retreating to warmer climates for some winter sun – if they haven’t escaped already....