If the closing time of bars in this country seems a bit confusing, it’s not your fault! First of all, it depends where in this “country” you are as each autonomous region has its own laws – and the laws differ depending on the type of establishment.Continue reading “Closing Time”
The Bad Old Days!
Spain is the third largest producer of wine in the world (after France and Italy) but is the number one exporter worldwide. Despite its popularity today though, Spanish wines have not been traditionally held in as high regard as those produced by our French neighbours to the north, and back in the 1960s this viewpoint would have been largely justifiable. The wine industry, along with just about every other industry, suffered greatly as a result of the Spanish Civil War and WWII that immediately followed it.
The typical lager style beer that every bar or restaurant has to offer is all well and good, but for some of us from countries where we are used to more variety, the lack of choice can sometimes be a little frustrating. Thankfully things are changing in this respect with more and more craft breweries popping up all over the country, and nowhere more so than in Catalunya.Continue reading “Searching for Catalan Craft Beers”
The Coastal Trail from Begur to Sant Feliu de Guíxols
You may have already read the first instalment of our Camino de Ronda blog that covered the coastal walk between the villages of Begur and Calella de Palafrugell. If you haven’t you can find it here. In this blog we will share our experience of the rest of this camino down the coast to Sant Feliu de Guíxols.