My life as a Tour guide – Vol. 4

My life as a Tour guide – Vol. 4

In this series of my adventures and misadventures as a tour guide I try to share some of the “fun” moments I have encountered in my 20 years as a guide. As I have done in “My life as a tour guide” volumes 1, 2 and 3, I will change the names of my guests in order to... read more
The best churros in Spain

The best churros in Spain

When in Spain you need to try churros. It is a humble fried dough topped with sugar, never cinnamon, that is the Mexican way, also good, but not the Spanish way.   It is said that churros were created by shepherds who spend long times isolated in the mountains... read more
The art of SOBREMESA

The art of SOBREMESA

So, what on earth is a SOBREMESA? It literally means “on top of the table”. But what it really means, is about the tradition we have to talk over the lunch table after a big meal. This fun conversation can go up to 4 hours, or maybe until dinner time.   As you... read more
Thanksgiving Special

Thanksgiving Special

One of the treasured memories from the time I lived in the USA 🇺🇸 has to be Thanksgiving. You have to understand that for us, Europeans, this celebration is just something we watched on TV. According to Hollywood, Thanksgiving is either the weekend to present your... read more
Covid in Spain

Covid in Spain

I personally think that Spain is doing pretty well with the vaccination process against COVID 19. At this point we have 80% of the population vaccinated with two doses. The third one (the booster) has already started and 90% of our population who are over 75 years... read more
Jamon Serrano, Spain at its best

Jamon Serrano, Spain at its best

Jamón (ham), is probably, not the first thing that pops in your brain when you think about Spanish food. You might think about PAELLA, or TAPAS, some people will think about WINE or SANGRIA. But trust in me, once you try our ham, you will be hooked for life.  ... read more