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Wine Tourism in Costa Brava | Wild JunketOne of the highlights of my recent jaunt through Costa Brava, Spain, was the exquisite food and wine: our meals were made up of fresh Med…
Costa Brava – Wild Junket – Photo library | SmugMugBillions of happy photos, millions of passionate customers. Gorgeous online photo albums. Protect your priceless memories. Buy beautiful …
Costa Brava – Wild Junket – Photo library | SmugMugBillions of happy photos, millions of passionate customers. Gorgeous online photo albums. Protect your priceless memories. Buy beautiful …
Walking Catalonia: La Garrotxa Volcanic Natural Park | Wild JunketFrom the rugged coastline of Costa Brava, we head inland towards the volcanic area of Garrotxa. Contrary to most people’s beliefs, this p…
Sailing Costa Brava: A Journey into Spanish Gastronomy, Music and Culture | Wild JunketOnboard our sailboat, we let our bodies sway to the movement of the waves and the sound of the gentle breeze. Watching the port of Palamó…
This Week in Travel: Girona Flower Festival | Wild JunketEarly this week, I found myself in one of my favorite cities in Spain, Girona, to witness the annual flower festival in is full glory. Fr…
Costa Brava in Pictures – The Best of Spain in One Region | Wild JunketI’m suffering a serious bout of post-trip depression after spending one of the best weeks of my life in Costa Brava, Spain. A trip jam-pa…
Adventure Travel: Skydiving in Costa Brava | Wild JunketHeart reeling and legs shaking, I’m standing at the edge of the aircraft, about to take the plunge at 4,000m above the ground. Looking ou…
A Week of Adventures in Costa Brava | Wild JunketHaving just traipsed my way through Northern Spain, I’m now continuing on my journey to the Northeastern edge of Spain – Costa Brava. So …
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Highlight of my meal at El Celler de Can Roca | The Happy ExplorerEl Celler de Can Roca was recently voted as the second best restaurant in the world. Situated in the town of Girona, Catalonia, the resta…
Fine dining at Cal Sastre in Santa Pau, Catalonia | Velvet EscapeWhat: Fine-dining at a small medieval village in the Garrotxa region of Catalonia. Where: Cal Sastre restaurant, Santa Pau. Notes: Santa …
A lovely bed and breakfast in Cap de Creus | Velvet EscapeThe Cap de Creus is a rugged wind-swept peninsula in the far northeastern corner of Catalonia, not far from the border with France. A lar…
Relaxing holidays at Hotel Aigua Blava | Velvet Escapego explore. experience. and be inspired. | Velvet Escape
Velvet moments: travel photo of the week – Besalú | Velvet Escapego explore. experience. and be inspired. | Velvet Escape
Begur | The Happy ExplorerBegur is a town situated in the hills of the Costa Brava in the Empordá region (Baix Empordá). It is a popular tourist spot in the summer…
Mas de Torrent Hotel and Spa – a luxury hotel in Costa Brava | Velvet EscapeThe El Baix Empordá region of the Costa Brava is a stunning corner of Catalonia. About a two-hour drive north of Barcelona, the Empordá i…
Spectacular views and superb dining: El Far Hotel-Restaurant | Velvet EscapeEl Far is a name that’s synonymous with the historic Sant Sebastiá lighthouse that for centuries guided ships along the Costa Brava. The …
Sant Pere de Rodes monastery in Cap de Creus | The Happy ExplorerSant Pere de Rodes is an old Benedictine monastery located high in the hills of the Cap de Creus in northern Catalonia near the border wi…
The cliff-top town of Castellfollit de la Roca | The Happy ExplorerCastellfollit de la Roca is one of the smallest towns in Catalonia. Perched precariously on the edge of a basalt crag, more than 50 meter…
Things to see on a walk around Girona | Velvet Escapeis a small city in the northeast of Catalonia, about a two-hour drive or train-ride north of Barcelona. Often overlooked by tourists, it’…
Ferran Adria talks about the future of El Bulli | Velvet EscapeFerran Adriá is considered by many to be the world’s greatest chef. In the past decade, his three-star Michelin restaurant El Bulli , nea…
The Radar: Costa Brava’s Coastal Trails, Ukraine’s Wooden Churches, Free DallasDiscover Costa Brava, Spain’s scenic coastal route beginning just north of Barcelona and stretching up to the French border where the Pyr…
Learning about the life and work of Salvador Dali | Velvet EscapeAt the Dalí Theatre Museum in Figueres, nothing is what it seems at first sight. The works of the great master, Salvador Dalí, first grab…
Skydive | The Happy ExplorerSkydiving with Empuria Brava in the Costa Brava was an amazing experience that I’ll never forget. The views over the Bay of Roses, the Ca…
Walking the Costa Brava coastal trail Camins de Ronda | Velvet EscapeThe Costa Brava is a stunning coastal region in Catalonia just north of Barcelona and stretches right up to the border with France where …
Palamos | The Happy ExplorerThe Fish Museum (Museu de la Pesca) and adjacent auction in Palamós provides great insights into Catalonia’s fishing industry. There’s no…
Suquet de peix – Catalan fish stew | The Happy ExplorerOne of the many highlights of my recent trip to the Costa Brava in Catalonia was the seafood lunch at Cala Joncóls. A team of fishermen c…
Pristine nature, culture and cuisine in Cap de Creus | Velvet EscapeThe Cap de Creus peninsula in northeastern Catalonia is a rocky, mountainous region of wind-swept slopes covered by thick gorse; quaint c…
Experiencing the culinary wonders of El Celler de Can Roca | Velvet EscapeHeaven is what you make it to be. For me, it’s a certain state of mind: moments of heightened consciousness when all my senses are being …
The Palace of the Air ceiling painting by Salvador Dali | The Happy ExplorerThe ‘Palace of the Air’ is one of the most breathtaking pieces by the great master Salvador Dalí. This artwork, which can be seen at the …
Charming Tamariu | The Happy ExplorerTamariu is a charming village on Spain’s Costa Brava. The village fronts a gorgeous turquoise cove with crystal-clear water and a small r…
Skydiving with Empuria Brava | Velvet EscapeWe stood outside our hotel in awkward silence. I looked around at the group and felt a mix of tension and excitement. Today was the big d…
The blogtrip of a lifetime #InCostaBrava | Velvet Escape16 bloggers, 7 days, one amazing destination There are blog trips but there will only be one #InCostaBrava blog trip; in my book, the ult…
Experiencing Costa Brava | Velvet EscapeCosta Brava. The name conjures images of sun, sea and sand. The good news is: there’s plenty of that there. The even better news is: ther…
Aigua Blava Hotel en Begur, España – Aigua Blava Guía de viaje – tripwolfGuía de viaje tripwolf gratuita para Aigua Blava, Hotel en Begur, España. Aigua Blava: Ambiente especialmente agradable, vistas atractiva…
Costa Brava: en el centro del universo gastronómicoHablando de gastronomía, sin duda la cocina mediterránea, y concretamente la española, se sitúa en los mejores puestos en las clasificaci…
El Celler de Can Roca: Das Märchen vom zweitbesten Restaurant der WeltEs waren einmal drei Brüder, die gemeinsam ein Restaurant, in einer kleinen spanischen Stadt an der Costa Brava, führten. Joan, der ältes…
Ferran Adria el Bulli – One of the best chefs in the worldThe Canyon On The Way To The Treasu… Beautiful Indian woman with her chi… Road scene to the Cape du Couedic i… Boss of Seal Bay on …
The Romanesque Bridge over the Fluvia River in Besalu, Costa Brava in SpainAfter a Long Day of Work – Knocking… A Stone in front of my Sand-Yacht Sunset in Broome, Western Australia Birds waiting for a drink in…
Walking the Milky Way – On the trail of Salvador Dalí"He was a very noble person, absolutely intelligent, full of determination, honest to a fault." A smile lightens his face when Antoni Pit…
Costa Brava in three words « JUST TRAVELOUSIt was a week full of surprises. A week full of exceptional things, words can’t describe. It was a week in Costa Brava. I did things I’ve…
Costa Brava in drei Worten « JUST TRAVELOUSEs war eine Woche voller Überraschungen. Eine Woche voller so außergewöhnlicher Erlebnisse, dass Worte eigentlich nicht genügen um sie zu…
Heaven in the land of food – El Celler de Can Roca and El Bulli in Costa BravaIt was in 1324 when an anonymous author wrote his recipes in a book. By hand. The name of the book is "Libre de Sent Sovi" and it was one…
Der Himmel über mir – Costa Brava Mai 2011 « JUST TRAVELOUSUnd auf einmal war der Himmel nicht nur über mir, sondern unter mir, um mich herum und sowieso und überhaupt. Ja, ich hab mich getraut un…
The Sky Above Me – Costa Brava May 2011 « JUST TRAVELOUSAnd suddenly the sky was not only above me, but under me and around me and anyway and anyhow. Yes, I did it. I jumped out of a plane. Mor…
Hitting the road for Traveldudes – Costa Brava Blogtrip"I’m not nervous. Yes, everything is good." Santo gives me this "Oh my god this girl gonna chicken out"-look. I won’t. I waited for it. B…
Hitting the road for Traveldudes – Costa Brava BlogtripWho knew a damaged meniscus could bring me to Costa Brava… I didn’t and Sven from Traveldudes neither. But his bad luck brought me good…
Spotlight: Roses, Costa Brava – sunshine.co.uk blogMon, June 20th, 2011 – By Andy Less than 20 miles from the French border, the lovely town of Roses couldn’t be any more Spanish. It’s one…
Spotlight: What’s the Best Beach in Costa Brava? – sunshine.co.uk blogThu, June 16th, 2011 – By Andy I haven’t been to every beach in Costa Brava, so I can’t tell you 100% for sure what is the best beach in …
Foodie’s Guide to the Best Restaurants in costa brava | Sharing Travel ExperiencesCosta Brava is a special destination, one of the world’s leading gastronomic destinations – rivaled by another great part of Spain, the B…
Salvador Dali’s Guide to Costa Brava – Figueres Dali museum | Sharing Travel ExperiencesWhile many of you may not have heard of Spain’s Costa Brava region, you’ll no doubt know about its most famous resident: Salvador Dali. D…
Photo Essay: Wild & Wacky at the Girona Flower Festival | Sharing Travel ExperiencesEach May, Spain’s gorgeous city of Giona transforms itself into a gorgeous outdoor museum, where it seems exhibitions of all sorts appear…
11 Kitchen-Tested Business Lessons from The World’s Best Chef, Ferran AdriaThe past week I’ve been enjoying fresh Mediterranean air and sunny skies in Spain’s Costa Brava. Unknown to some, Costa Brava is one of t…
#InCostaBrava: A Case Study in Successful Social Media Tourism OutreachThe past week I’ve been in sunny eastern Spain, on press trip and guest visiting Costa Brava, a not-as-well-known-but-just-as-amazing por…
Best Trips 2012 — National GeographicPhotograph by Johnathan A. Esper, Getty Images Dusk falls on a primeval landscape on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. A final relic from the wo…
Costa Brava's Inaugural Blogtrip – #incostabrava in PhotosSep 15, 2011 … Bloggers flying through the air at 13000ft in Costa Brava. We're breaking a few photos out of the archives to kick…
» The Next Chapter »For the last two and a half years, I’ve been self-employed. I’ve worked on building up a small web design business, I’ve had a lot of fun…
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The Captain by John O’NolanThis guy wasn’t actually the captain, he was the helmsman – but captain sounds cooler. We were on an extremely old boat which we took a r…
Seventh Heaven by John O’NolanKeith in seventh heaven at El Celler de Can Roca in Costa Brava Spain. It was here that I had the pleasure of enjoying a 16 course meal i…
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Outside the Dhali museum in Costa Brava. Artsy.johnonolan
My 10 Most Memorable Hotels of 2011I stay in a lot of different hotels. A LOT of hotels. They range from 5-start luxury hotels to youth hostels. Some I pay for myself (aka …
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Santa Clotilde GardensIsabellesTravel
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My Culinary Highlight at the Costa BravaWhen I say Costa Brava, most of you think: beach, sun and sand… But did you know there are over 2500 restaurants at the Costa Brava! And …
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Lunch at Celler de Martín FaíxoIsabellesTravel
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In Search of Tranquility at Celler Martin FaixoIf you could imagine a place that exudes tranquility, a place where you could relax and enjoy, where would you think of? I would probably…
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Girona Flower FestivalOnce a year the city of Girona transforms into a paradise for flower lovers. During the 3rd week of May, flowers decorate this vibrant ci…
Skydiving in SpainFlying … who hasn`t dreamt about how it must feel. Being free as a bird, your wings taking you to new places. Us, travelers, get onboard …
Costa Brava Things to do besides the beachThe historical capital of the province of the Costa Brava with its colorful facades at the waterfront is a well-known shot of photographe…
El Bulli Restaurant, Spain – Images | Silver Footprint Ltd – Travel Photography
Santa Pau Traditional Dancers – Images | Silver Footprint Ltd – Travel Photography
Croscat Volcano, Spain – Images | Silver Footprint Ltd – Travel Photography
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Salvador Dali Museum, Catalonia – Images | Silver Footprint Ltd – Travel Photography
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Ferran Adria, the World’s Best Chef, Talks About SuccessIt’s not the first time I’ve sipped beer beneath the Spanish sun. It is, however, the first time I’ve combined it with tomato and basil c…
Inside El Bulli’s Kitchen with Ferran AdriaFerran Adria is deep in conversation. Beside him, two heads are bowed, tall men in crisp tunics with hands that never stop moving as they…
El Bulli: Inside the World’s Best RestaurantWhat it’s like inside the world’s best restaurant – that’s how it was billed. Not just by the Costa Brava Tourist Board, who invited me t…
Funky & Fresh: Girona’s Flower Festival in PicturesTake one city that oozes with medieval charm and Mediterranean style, throw in hundreds of thousands of petals and then let creativity ru…
Skydiving: All About the First Jump"Bend your knees," he says and I have to obey. From behind, he pulls the strap until the rubber scrapes my skull. I hug my arms against m…
Take Flight over Costa Brava | buzztrips.co.uk"Maybe I can leave the door open a little bit as it’s so warm?" asks the pilot. "When we’re flying?!" comes my automatic response of cons…
Guide to the Medieval Town of Besalú in Costa Brava | buzztrips.co.ukWhen it comes to stunning settings, Besalú in Costa Brava steals a march on most. Not only is the medieval town sited amidst Constable-es…
An Artist’s Impression of Salvador Dalí | buzztrips.co.ukWe turn our backs on Edward James and climb the narrow stairs, arriving in a bright, happy room where a large window looks out over the s…
Quaint Coves and Colourful Cliffs, Sailing the Costa Brava Seas | buzztrips.co.uk"Pull left, pull left," he shouts without removing the pipe clenched between his teeth. "You’re heading for the rocks." Laughing, chattin…
Recipe for Pan Tomate, Tomato and Garlic Bread from Catalonia | buzztrips.co.ukPan tomate, pan tumaca, pan tumac…the name changes depending on who you’re talking to and where you happen to be. Locals in Costa Brava c…
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An Afternoon of Art, Eating & Tradition in Santa Pau | buzztrips.co.ukThe child unnerves me. There is something rather desolate about her stance; shoulders slumped and head drooping. It is the look of a skin…
El Bulli Restaurant, In Ferran We Trust | buzztrips.co.uk"Hey guys, we have a big surprise," Jaume Marin, marketing director for Costa Brava tourism, has a grin so wide it makes the Cheshire Cat…
Shot In Cold Blood, Palamós’ Inspirational Hotel | buzztrips.co.ukThis is a photograph of a couple of old guys preparing to embark on a fishing trip from the harbour of a Spanish seaside resort right? No…
El Celler de Can Roca, a Travesty of Gastronomic Proportions | buzztrips.co.ukIt’s been bothering me ever since the phrase ‘El Celler de Can Roca has been voted the world’s second best restaurant in the S.Pellegrino…
Surviving Skydiving in Costa Brava | buzztrips.co.uk"What do you mean you don’t have any goggles?" Until that point the butterflies were sleeping peacefully in my stomach and my heart was b…
The Sweet & Colourful Temps de Flors Festival in Girona | buzztrips.co.ukThe woman’s bra was so large that it could have doubled as a festival tent (with two rooms obviously)…and don’t ask about the size of h…
Hotel & Spa Terraza | buzztrips.co.ukWe didn’t think there was anything particularly special about the Hotel & Spa Terraza but that’s not necessarily a criticism, just an obs…
Hotel Carlemany | buzztrips.co.ukThe first thing we have to say about the Hotel Carlemany is that it has seriously comfortable beds. There’s no messing about with blanket…
Hotel Aigua Blava | buzztrips.co.ukHotel Aigua Blava is one of those hotels that actually does live up to its ‘friendly family run hotel’ tag. Nestling in a ridiculously pi…
Cadaqués, Costa Brava | buzztrips.co.ukIt’s one of those perfect afternoons that come along once in a summer – if you’re lucky. I’m sitting at a long trestle table on the lawn …
Gastronomy in Costa Brava is Good for the Soul…if Not the Waistband | buzztrips.co.ukI have to admit to being astounded by food that took my taste-buds on a roller-coaster of a gastronomic journey in Costa Brava. They’ve b…
Lunch with the Fishermen of Tamariu | buzztrips.co.ukThe Rafael catboat drops anchor in the bay of Tamariu and her captain pulls the Zodiac dinghy alongside to transfer her passengers to lan…
The Peaceful Santa Clotilde Gardens in Lloret de Mar, Spain | Brilliant Tips from BrilliantTrips.comHome " Lifestyle + Culture, travel activities, Travel Photos This wonderful botanical garden is landscaped in a setting of stunning beaut…
Travel Photos – Salvador Dali’s house in Port Lligat | Brilliant Tips from BrilliantTrips.comHome " Photography, Travel Photos Here are a few quick photos from my tour of Salvador Dali’s house in Port Lligat. Much more here…
Flying High Above the Costa Brava – Aerial Views of Spain | Brilliant Tips from BrilliantTrips.comHome " Photography, travel activities, Travel Photos I recently had the unique opportunity to head up in a small airplane for a scenic fl…
3 Romantic Places to Visit on the Costa Brava – Spain | Brilliant Tips from BrilliantTrips.comHome " Featured, Getaways + Events, travel activities, travel advice The relatively unknown Costa Brava in Catalonia is located on Spain’…
Things to See and Do in Lloret de Mar – Costa Brava – Spain | Brilliant Tips from BrilliantTrips.comHome " travel activities, travel advice The Mediterranean coastal town of Lloret de Mar is one of the most popular resort areas found on …
#InCostaBrava ? Was surreal + wow! Initial reflections about the trip of a lifetimeI’m in Barcelona today. One of the world’s greatest cities. However I am in a café. Weird eh? ( I am such a sucker for free wifi nowadays…
3 definitive travel experiences that capture the essence of Costa BravaIt’s rare to capture the spirit and essence of a place in 7 days, let alone often a lifetime. That was the challenge that the Costa Brava…
Where to stay in Costa Brava on a budgetI’ve reviewed two hotels I stayed on a recent trip to Costa Brava as a possible base for your trip to this rugged, wild and very beautifu…
‘I nearly died and went to heaven’ – A Day in Costa Brava : My article for The Sunday Indian MagazineHi!!! Excited news from my side. Just wanted to share with you my article on Costa Brava that has come out in the Life section of this we…