AirBnB: Heima Homes Puerta del Sol - Plaza Santa Ana, Madrid. A Family Home

Hotels | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

October 13, 2018

Hotels

AirBnB: Heima Homes Puerta del Sol - Plaza Santa Ana, Madrid. A Family Home

The Prado Heima Home is in a privileged location, right next to Plaza de Santa Ana in the very heart of Barrio de las Letras and 500 meters away from the Prado Museum and Puerta del Sol.…

October 13, 2018 | Travel | Madrid

Breakfast at Ana La Santa Madrid

Breakfast & Coffee | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 22, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Ana La Santa Madrid

I enjoyed dinner so much that I planned another visit; this time for breakfast. Ana La Santa is where the decor is soothing, where the vibes are positive and where food is tasty! Dinner was indeed…

September 22, 2018 | Restaurants | Madrid

La Rotonda Restaurant at The Westin Palace Madrid

Hotels | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 22, 2018

Hotels

La Rotonda Restaurant at The Westin Palace Madrid

Down at the piano-bar, under the glass atrium, in one of Madrid’s most luxurious hotels, we sat for summer. At La Rotonda, the hotel’s international restaurant, dine in style while…

September 22, 2018 | International Cuisine | Madrid

Lobo 8: The Restaurant at Grand Hotel Ingles Madrid

French | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 20, 2018

French

Lobo 8: The Restaurant at Grand Hotel Ingles Madrid

Despite its single review and no rating yet on google maps, I felt this restaurant, and walk straight in to experience it. Part of The Grand Hotel Ingles, open for six months now, the restaurant is…

September 20, 2018 | International Cuisine | Madrid

Giolatto Ice Cream Shop Madrid

Ice Cream & Gelato | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

Ice Cream & Gelato

Giolatto Ice Cream Shop Madrid

Second best in my opinion, Giolatto serves a tasty ice cream with a bit more sweetness that I would have expected. Creamier than Helados Patagonia, the ice cream shop is known for its waffle cups.…

September 19, 2018 | Reviews | Madrid

Maruxina: A Dark Lunch in Toledo

International Cuisine | Spain Europe

Europe

September 19, 2018

International Cuisine

Maruxina: A Dark Lunch in Toledo

Open in a touristic area, Maruxina is not a restaurant that has done a proper market study. Black, dark, dimmed with no windows, it feels like dining in hell. Handled by a waiter that doesn’t…

September 19, 2018 | Restaurants | Spain

El Escorial Royal Monastery, Madrid Spain

Travel | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

Travel

El Escorial Royal Monastery, Madrid Spain

The Escorial is a vast building complex located in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, near Madrid, in central Spain. The building is the most important architectural monument of the Spanish…

September 19, 2018 | Madrid

The Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo

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Europe

September 19, 2018

Travel

The Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo

The Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo (Spanish: Catedral Primada Santa María de Toledo) is a Roman Catholic church in Toledo, Spain. It is the seat of the Metropolitan Archdiocese…

September 19, 2018 | Spain

Buy a Souvenir from Toledo: Artesanía Tradicional Toledana

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Europe

September 19, 2018

Travel

Buy a Souvenir from Toledo: Artesanía Tradicional Toledana

Artesanía Tradicional Toledana SL is a business geared towards the promotion and internationalization of craftsmanship from Toledo. Since its inception, this project has benefited from…

September 19, 2018 | Spain

Liana 1962: A Restaurant for Tourists on Plaza Mayor

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

International Cuisine

Liana 1962: A Restaurant for Tourists on Plaza Mayor

I’m not used to stopping at restaurants for tourists but having the kids; you will choose the first that pops in front of you for them to sit and relax. Out of a dozen, I chose the one that…

September 19, 2018 | Restaurants | Madrid

Five Guys: I’m a Fan... Enjoying My Favorite Burger in Madrid

American | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

American

Five Guys: I’m a Fan... Enjoying My Favorite Burger in Madrid

It has become a tradition, a challenge or probably a need to try Five Guys in all the countries I visit. London, Paris, Dubai, Oman, New York, Paris and now Madrid. This burger is so finger-licking…

September 19, 2018 | Burgers | Madrid

Shopping in Madrid: Visit Las Rozas Outlet Village

Travel | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

Travel

Shopping in Madrid: Visit Las Rozas Outlet Village

Las Rozas Village and its sister Village La Roca Village offer the only up-market luxury outlet options in Spain. Las Rozas Village was the second of the Villages to open in Spain. The…

September 19, 2018 | Madrid

Helados Patagonia Artesanal: Your Ice Cream in Madrid

Ice Cream & Gelato | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

Ice Cream & Gelato

Helados Patagonia Artesanal: Your Ice Cream in Madrid

I’ve been following the Google Maps ratings for some time and usually, they do not miss. Searching for ice cream around the hotel, the app led me to Helados Patagonia Artesanal, a shop where…

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

El Jardin de La Maquina: Experience Dining out of the City in Madrid

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

International Cuisine

El Jardin de La Maquina: Experience Dining out of the City in Madrid

It’s one of those places that are built to impress: it’s where I took a hundred photos before even arriving at the table. A bar, an indoor dining space and a big garden divided into…

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

Decadente Madrid: Everything is Unique, I Fell in Love

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

International Cuisine

Decadente Madrid: Everything is Unique, I Fell in Love

With a review of 4,5/5 on google maps, and decor as beautiful as the one I discovered, I was so excited to browse the menu and enjoy the food. I felt the place from the minute I walked in, the…

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

Mercado de San Miguel: Madrid's Food Destination

Reviews | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 18, 2018

Reviews

Mercado de San Miguel: Madrid's Food Destination

The Market of San Miguel (Mercado de San Micuel) is a covered market located in Madrid, Spain. Originally built in 1916, it was purchased by private investors in 2003 who renovated the iron…

September 18, 2018 | Travel | Madrid

Casa Paca: Experience the WAW Effect in Salamanca

Fish & Seafood | Spain Europe

Europe

September 17, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Casa Paca: Experience the WAW Effect in Salamanca

With several awards and a Michelin recognition in 2012, Casa Paca is a restaurant you want to try when visiting Salamanca. Located on the main place, the restaurant serves a hungry clientele of…

September 17, 2018 | International Cuisine | Spain

Cafeteria on the Roof: The Restaurant at Corte Ingles Madrid

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 17, 2018

International Cuisine

Cafeteria on the Roof: The Restaurant at Corte Ingles Madrid

Nestled on the seventh floor at the famous Corte Ingles in the heart of Madrid, the restaurant is visited by the locals and tourists alike. Older people mostly, come here for the service, the food,…

September 17, 2018 | Restaurants | Madrid

Visit the Cathedral of Salamanca: A Photo and Video Review

Travel | Spain Europe

Europe

September 17, 2018

Travel

Visit the Cathedral of Salamanca: A Photo and Video Review

A must visit in Salamanca: The New Cathedral is, together with the Old Cathedral, one of the two cathedrals of Salamanca, Spain. It was constructed between the 16th and 18th centuries in two styles:…

September 17, 2018 | Spain

Ana La Santa: Enjoyable Vibes on Plaza de Santa Ana Madrid

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 17, 2018

International Cuisine

Ana La Santa: Enjoyable Vibes on Plaza de Santa Ana Madrid

Vibrant, vast, classy and full of life, Ana La Santa is a restaurant on the Plaza de Santa Ana occupying the ground floor of an iconic white building. With a low ceiling, walls paints in white and…

September 17, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

Dunkin' Donuts is Named Dunkin' Coffee in Spain

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 17, 2018

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Dunkin' Donuts is Named Dunkin' Coffee in Spain

The term "Donuts" was already trademarked by one of the largest Spanish bakery firms, Panrico, so the company was born as a joint venture between Dunkin' Donuts' then-parent Allied Domecq and Panrico…

September 17, 2018 | News | Madrid

Madrid's Zoo and Aquarium: A Photo and Video Review

Travel | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 17, 2018

Travel

Madrid's Zoo and Aquarium: A Photo and Video Review

The Madrid Zoo Aquarium is a 20-hectare zoo and aquarium located in the Casa de Campo in Madrid, Spain. The zoo is owned by the city but is managed by the international entertainment…

September 17, 2018 | Madrid

VIPS: Commercial Diner Food Experience in Madrid

American | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 17, 2018

American

VIPS: Commercial Diner Food Experience in Madrid

With a red logo looking like a bank and a decor that feels cold like a real estate company, VIPS is an American diner, open all day long until the late hours of the night. It’s a blend of Mc.…

September 17, 2018 | Burgers | Madrid

When a Michelin-starred Chef Works with Disney

Spotted Stories

April 23, 2016

Spotted Stories

When a Michelin-starred Chef Works with Disney

What's cooking between Michelin-starred Spanish chef Ferran Adrià and Disney... This surprising partnership is a move proving that, despite his reputation for rigour and his highly cerebral…

April 23, 2016

What Fills The World's Cups?

Spotted Stories

June 21, 2014

Spotted Stories

What Fills The World's Cups?

It's interesting to checkout the kinds of drinks that come from different countries, alcoholic and non alcoholic... better so the countries participating in the World Cup 2014 in Brazil... So what…

June 21, 2014

McDonald's Collection of World Cup Burgers

Spotted Stories

June 11, 2014

Spotted Stories

McDonald's Collection of World Cup Burgers

As the entire world gears up for the World Cup, McDonald's is one step ahead. Never failing to realize a marketing opportunity, McDonald's is at the ready with a special collection of World Cup…

June 11, 2014

NOMA REGAINS ITS TITLE AS THE WORLD’S BEST RESTAURANT

News

April 29, 2014

News

NOMA REGAINS ITS TITLE AS THE WORLD’S BEST RESTAURANT

René Redzepi celebrates Noma’s return to the No.1 spot Europe boasts 28 restaurants within the top 50 Spain has three restaurants in the top 10 Jordi Roca of El Celler de Can…

April 29, 2014 | Popular

Hot Sandwiches at Paul Bakery, Val D'Europe

French | Paris France Europe

France

December 11, 2013

French

Hot Sandwiches at Paul Bakery, Val D'Europe

The third day in Paris, was a visit to Val d'Europe, the big mall and its outlet village situated 40 minutes from Paris. It was already in the afternoon and lunch choices were limited. Kitchens in…

December 11, 2013 | Restaurants | Paris

Foodful National Flags

Spotted Stories

May 01, 2013

Spotted Stories

Foodful National Flags

I just spotted the Lebanese flag made entirely from food, pita bread, diced tomatoes and cucumber and a coriander leaf as the cedar tree. This flag is among many other creatively delicious food art…

May 01, 2013

El Celler de Can Roca: 2013's World’s Best Restaurant

News | Spain Europe

Europe

April 30, 2013

News

El Celler de Can Roca: 2013's World’s Best Restaurant

After seven years waiting in the wings, the Roca brothers have claimed the coveted number one spot on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna. El…

April 30, 2013 | Spain

Hesperia Tower Hotel, Barcelona

Hotels | Barcelona Spain Europe

Spain

April 13, 2013

Hotels

Hesperia Tower Hotel, Barcelona

Loved the technology, loved the view, loved the lobby, loved the breakfast. One of the highest buildings in the city, the Hesperia is a trendy hotel managed by the local NH group of hotels. I was…

April 13, 2013 | Reviews | Barcelona

A Little Piece of Heaven: Visiting the City of Ronda

Travel

February 03, 2013

Travel

A Little Piece of Heaven: Visiting the City of Ronda

In the region of Malaga, at mid distance between Malaga Airport and Gibraltar is a small and peaceful city called Ronda. A city where little children, their parents and grandparents live happily. I…

February 03, 2013

Malaga International Airport: Costa Del Sol

Airports | Malaga Spain Europe

Spain

February 01, 2013

Airports

Malaga International Airport: Costa Del Sol

The closest airport to Gibraltar South of Spain is Malaga International Airport. To my surprise, I didn't expect it to be that big, that grandiose. I thought I would be visiting a little hangar.…

February 01, 2013 | Travel | Malaga

Serenity Redefined: Hotel Reina Victoria, Ronda

Hotels | Malaga Spain Europe

Spain

February 01, 2013

Hotels

Serenity Redefined: Hotel Reina Victoria, Ronda

An hour and a half from Malaga (Spain) is the small town of Ronda. A little historical destination a few know about. Amidst this small piece of heaven, stands a unique Hotel Reina Victoria, managed…

February 01, 2013 | Recommended | Malaga

World Appetite for Beer is on the Rise!

News

August 09, 2012

News

World Appetite for Beer is on the Rise!

A new report says the world's appetite for beer hit a new high last year, with China leading the way. The report by the research arm of a major Japanese brewery said it was the 27th consecutive year…

August 09, 2012 | Travel

Cruising the Mediterranean Onboard The Navigator of the Seas

Travel

August 08, 2012

Travel

Cruising the Mediterranean Onboard The Navigator of the Seas

Cruising the Mediterranean Guides from around the world. Why visit only one city when you can do up to five in a week? This year, I decided to try this new trend of conquering the world, where you…

August 08, 2012

The International City Guide: BARCELONA

Travel | Barcelona Spain Europe

Spain

June 23, 2012

Travel

The International City Guide: BARCELONA

Guides from around the world: Barcelona On my second visit to Barcelona I decided to do something different: I decided to write this edition of around the world review, minute by minute, as much as…

June 23, 2012 | Barcelona

La Creperie Bretonne, Annaick: Barcelona

French | Barcelona Spain Europe

Spain

May 23, 2012

French

La Creperie Bretonne, Annaick: Barcelona

The Creperie Bretonne is located in the City’s Olympic district, under the splendid “Fish” sculpture designed by the American artist Franck Gerhy. Bretagne: As a sea-faring…

May 23, 2012 | Restaurants | Barcelona

World's 50 Best Restaurants of 2012

News

April 30, 2012

News

World's 50 Best Restaurants of 2012

Interesting article again in the Guardian on the World's 50 best Restaurants in the world. René Redzepi's Danish restaurant rated world's best place to eat, followed by Spain's El Cellar de…

April 30, 2012

Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort, Spa & Casino, Gran Canaria Island

Hotels | Canary Islands Spain Europe

Spain

March 01, 2012

Hotels

Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort, Spa & Casino, Gran Canaria Island

The Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort, Spa & Casino, a 4 star superior category hotel, is located on the sea front and just a few meters from the Nature Reserve of Dunas de Maspalomas, in the south…

March 01, 2012 | Recommended | Canary Islands

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