Tag: Eating

Florence view from piazzale Michelangelo

One day in Florence

0800 Wake up and open the shutters.  The apartment we’ve rented has beautiful high ceilings and faintly bonkers full-wall prints of artworks which somehow look great.  We have tea for breakfast as we’re still trying to recover from yesterday’s food…

A food lover’s guide to Florence

Many travellers who end up in Florence are there for the art, the Duomo and the city’s heritage as the epicentre of the renaissance. However, as you wander the streets of the Tuscan capital, you begin to notice quite another kind…

Cappuccino at Caffe Terzi, Bologna

Caffè Terzi, Bologna: the art of coffee

Coffee at Caffè Terzi is not like coffee anywhere else.  This unassuming café is located in the heart of Bologna’s beautiful city centre and has earned a well-deserved reputation for serving the best brew in town since opening in 2002….

Palma Mallorca

5 reasons why we love Palma

Palma, once seen by many tourists as the gateway to Mallorca’s golden beaches, is fast growing as a holiday destination in its own right.  This beautiful city has a wonderful mix of sunshine, history and open sea.  Here are our…

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…

Vista de San Sebastian

A weekend in San Sebastian

San Sebastián, the pearl of the Cantabrian. The city widely regarded as the most refined in Spain’s often rugged North, and a place that has really taken care of itself over the years, maybe thanks in part to the fact…

spanish omeletete recipe

How to make the best Spanish tortilla in 10 easy steps

If you have been to Spain, the likelihood is that you will have eaten a tortilla española.  This ubiquitous potato omlette is beloved of Spaniards and guiris alike, and is found in a variety of habitats including on bartops, inside…

Vista del Café Iruña

Café Iruña: where Hemingway was just another customer

  Worried that the legendary Café Iruña (Hemingway’s alleged favourite hangout in Pamplona and scene of much drinkin’ and fightin’ in The Sun Also Rises) might have been ruined by Papa’s considerable following of gap-year latte drinkers and college kids…