As if life here wasn’t great enough already with the beautiful summers on the Mediterranean Sea, the gorgeous local cuisine and wine, the wonderful cities of Girona and Barcelona on our doorstep… we are also blessed with the ski resorts of the Pyrenees within a couple of hours drive of the Costa Brava.Continue reading “Skiing in Catalunya”
This blog is for footie fans! If you’re not a football fan you might as well stop reading now – although there is a bit history included too, so maybe read on, at least a little!
The Best League in the World
First of all, let’s just get one thing straight here: La Liga is the best league in the world right now, and it has been for the last two decades or so. In terms of achievements in European competition, no other league has come close since the turn of the millennium, to take a nice round year. And it’s not just all about FC Barcelona and Real Madrid either.
So the summer season is drawing to a close and most of the tourists have gone – but not all of them! This month of October is prime time for those who love to get out on the golf course. At this time of year the weather tends to be ideal for playing a round (not “playing around” – although maybe a bit of that too!). So without further ado, let’s introduce you to the golf courses of the Costa Brava, starting south and working our way northwards towards the French border. Continue reading “Golfing in the Empordà”
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!