bar asador Katuzarra pamplona

Bar Asador Katuzarra (Pamplona): gastronomy in the old town

Pamplona is slowly coming out of its shell, and little by little new restaurants are appearing to shake up the conservative dining scene in the Navarran capital. One such place is the charming Bar Asador Katuzarra, located on Calle San…

Es Baluard gallery Palma Mallorca art Dali Miro Picasso

An Art Lover’s Guide to Palma, Mallorca

Palma is fast gaining a reputation for its galleries and exhibitions, and when Mallorca’s capital city ‘does’ art, it’s in its own inimitable style. Galleries are laid-back, collections are just the right size to offer good variety but without overwhelming…

Naxos Town Port

A Road Trip around Naxos

Without wanting to sound overenthusiastic, Naxos is a jewel of an island. It has everything: a pleasantly bustling town, inland villages, some impressive hills and, of course, the beautiful Mediterranean Sea lapping at its shores. Naxos is the largest of the…

Valletta View

A walk around Valletta’s city walls

Understandably, lots of visitors to Malta’s beautiful capital get drawn in to the sights that line the little city’s streets.  But one of the most beautiful things about Valletta is its impressive coastline, and taking a walk around the shoreline…

Raffaele Portelli 1917

Valletta’s retro charm

Here at Gusto Guides we love the Mediterranean.  A lot.  So we’ve decided to expand the blog and start publishing about out travels outwith the Spanish Peninsula (don’t worry, Spanish dad has packed us off with plenty of jamón). Malta is one…

Casa Morales Sevilla

Malaga Top 5 for Foodies

Malaga is heaven for food lovers: there are great wines, streets stuffed with tapas bars and some of the freshest seafood you will find anywhere in the world. Sweet wine.  Malaga is famous for its strong, sweet wines, and has…

hotel ritz madrid habitación

Hotel Ritz, Madrid – another name for luxury

Thankfully, some things never change.  In the case of Madrid’s Hotel Ritz, opened 12 years after the Paris branch in 1910, luxury still abounds: this place is as close to perfect as you can get.  The upholstery is plush, the staff…