Meet Guillem, the last palmito artisan of Mallorca

Meet Guillem, the last palmito artisan of Mallorca

On Mallorca, as well as a lot of other Mediterranean islands, there are many ancient artisanal traditions that we are at risk of losing. Making and selling handmade products has become harder since so many buyers no longer value the hours of labour required, or they fail to recognise the...

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A foodie’s torturous trip through Madrid

A foodie’s torturous trip through Madrid

If moderation is your mission, then Madrid can be a very punishing city. Expect there to be a slight variance of the waistline once you go back home because here in Madrid, your stomach will quickly be expanding with the remarkable amount of food and drinks served up. Stepping into...

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Like a local: Sustainable fishing on Mallorca

Like a local: Sustainable fishing on Mallorca

At first glance, the artisanal fisherman’s life you see on Mallorca looks romantic. Poetic and almost bucolic — fishing in these beautiful waters aboard a little boat, selling the day’s catch to the best restaurants in Palma, and living a slow food life without any rush, concrete jungles, or traffic...

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Film buffs gather for the 2016 San Sebastián International Film Festival

Film buffs gather for the 2016 San Sebastián International Film Festival

San Sebastián (or Donostia, as we call it locally) has recently become an acclaimed destination for food lovers; it is what we donostiarras (and Basques in general) are mostly known for, the food. But San Sebastián is not just the epicentre of Basque gastronomy, it is also a city of...

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Where to eat in San Sebastian

Where to eat in San Sebastian

It’s your first time in San Sebastián, and you don’t know where to eat? Or you don’t know where to combine that delicious northern Spanish cuisine with the amazing views of San Seb? Don’t worry, this collection is compiled just for you! Here are our favourite bars and restaurants, where...

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4 fantastic parks for chilling out in Madrid

4 fantastic parks for chilling out in Madrid

Whether it’s a hot summer’s afternoon or a crisp and cool spring or fall day, locals in Madrid know to head outside, to one of the city’s many lovely parks. Is there anything more glorious than finding a spot in the park and chilling out as you lie on the...

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Where to find the best tapas (and more!) in Barcelona

Where to find the best tapas (and more!) in Barcelona

Barcelona is hot in more ways than one. The city may be filled with flamboyant colours of all sorts but there is only one that is burning bright — the devilishly delicious colour red. Think sangria, chorizo, fresh tomato bread, grilled peppers, and everything in between. Barcelona is a food...

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24 hours in: Mallorca

24 hours in: Mallorca

Sun, sand, and resorts by the sparkling, blue sea… those are probably the first things that spring to mind when you think of Mallorca. But while a relaxing vacation spent basking in the sun is something that everyone enjoys once in a while, Mallorca has so much more to offer! If...

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The complete guide to: Valencia travel

The complete guide to: Valencia travel

So you’re off to Valencia — good choice! Navigating any new city can be difficult, so let us make it easier for you. We’ve created a guide to the city — everything you need to know about getting there, getting around the city, the best things to do, what to...

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Where to find the best craft brews in Madrid

Where to find the best craft brews in Madrid

Even though Spain was the world’s largest producer of wine in 2015, beer undoubtedly rules the country. We don’t know if it’s the warm weather, or the fact that sometimes is beer is just easier to drink than wine — all we know is that Spaniards love their beer! The truth...

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