For those of you who come to the Costa Brava on vacation eating out is a major part of your experience here, especially as you will probably do so far more often than you would at home. And for those who have chosen to move here on a more permanent basis one of the joys of life here is the local cuisine, aided by the fact that eating out tends to be far more economical than at home. This is particularly the case when it comes to the “Menú del día”. Continue reading “Menú del día”
As the sports fans among you have probably already noticed, the Spanish don’t have as much of a tradition of gathering together in bars for sporting occasions as other countries do. In fact, in these parts, you’d be hard-pressed to find a bar showing any sports at all unless it’s an F.C. Barcelona game!
Have you ever ordered a coffee here in Catalunya, or in Spain in general, only to end up being served something a little different than what you thought you were ordering? It has happened to plenty of us “foreign types”, especially those who are on vacation or still new to the country and a bit unsure of the language.
Many visitors who come to the Costa Brava do so for the beautiful coastline and the beaches and understandably so, given that it certainly is one of the more picturesque parts of the Spanish Mediterranean. Many others who fly into Girona-Costa Brava airport take a bus directly to Barcelona and never check out Girona city itself. If you’re one of those who have only seen Barcelona or the beaches and feel like you might be missing something; you are! So, if you think it’s high time you made the effort you’d be right and now, with spring in the air, would be the perfect time.