I'm more vegetarian than pescatarian these days, but I still occasionally eat fish. When we saw that a new "Fish & Chips" restaurant had opened up near us in Eixample, we figured we'd check it out. It's funny how a traditional British staple that consists of copious amounts of grease, chips and fish can translate into [...]
As a freelancer and a lazy person who likes it when other people make food for her, I spend quite a lot of my work time in cafés here in Barcelona. Here’s a list of some of my favourite spots in the city for working, coffee drinking and snacking, in no particular order… SandwiChez [...]
There is so much to see and do on Montjuïc hill in Barcelona that I can't do it justice in one blog post. In fact, it's somewhat misleading to simply call it a hill, as it is essentially a district of the city in its own right. Instead of trying to detail every sight on [...]
Cake, glorious cake. My cake consumption has taken a hit recently. I've been trying to eat less dairy products, so my cake options are becoming more limited. My quest to reduce my refined sugar intake is also (and rightly) having an impact. So, as I sit here on a sunny Sunday afternoon drinking my almond [...]
It's taken me far too long to write this post about our South Africa trip last year. My excuse is that the trip was so incredible that it was difficult to sum it up in a way that did it justice. The post that follows is definitely too long to be classed as a summary, [...]
This immersive exhibition at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) is at the intersection of art, politics and science. It may not necessarily teach you anything radical or new, but it will certainly get you thinking.
Some travellers want the whole world. Some people want a tiny corner of it. I would put myself in the former camp, though I’ve noticed over the years that my travel obsessions seem to be categorised in continents, or groups of countries. I’ve also noticed how these shift over time, and have been thinking about [...]