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6 days Cycling in Cyprus. From Paphos to Mount Olympos and back following the north coast.
7 days, 360km, 4.000 meters gain, a cycling route in the Pyrenees
From all the wines from DO Empordà, probably its flagship wine is "garnatxa de l'Empordà", a sweet natural wine.
Transpirinaica is a Mountain Bike trail that cross Pyrenees from Coast to Coast
A weekend to wander around Priorat and Montsant wines, wineries and winemakers
Following Camino de Santiago by bicycle from Figueres to Girona
Itself it is a reason to go to Santiago, but if you just finished the camino, this is the place to celebrate it.
A Gourmet shop guide for those who like enjoying food direct from the markets while travelling in Girona.
Barcelona is a great base for exploring wine areas around Catalonia.
One of the best ways to understand why we call Costa Brava to our coast, is this 2 hours walk, from Cala Castell to Cala Estreta
Every 2 years, around February, 3 days devoted to gastronomy, with conferences, live cooking, wine tastings, new tendencies...
DO Empordà launched a video by Isaki Lacuesta that gives you in just 4minutes an idea about the landscape where we cycle on our tours.
La Gomera, one of the least visited Canary Islands, is a great winter destination. Specially hiking away from the crouds and the cold.
2012 was my fully first summer as a cycling guide. Here you can get an idea on what my work looks like on those tours.
Snails are King's delicacy in Lleida, the north west province in Catalonia. Although its not everyone taste, I love them, specially the roasted snails .
A must go restaurant if you are in Mallorca. Great local food.
A day trip to Penedès, visit Can Ràfols dels Caus winery , a beautifully restored old house sorrounded by 100 hectares of vines
Mam's is a bar, a restaurant, a wine shop and a take away. Buy a bottle, choose a wine by the glass. Order tapas or a full meal, eat it on the spot or take it away. The esier the better.
Penedès: cycling through the vineyards. From all the cycling routes I ride in Penedès, this is the one I liked more so far
Specially on summer months, I see touring cyclists on the main road. Crazy people! This route follows small roads and gravel paths.
Vino Underground, is the wine bar in Tiblisi, the place where to go If you want to learn and know whats going on in Georgia wines. They specialize in natural wines from small, family run wineries.
Ensaïmada from Mallorca is a pastry product, originally from Mallorca. You can find it all over Spain, the real thing is hard to find outside Mallorca.
Priorat restaurants: Quinoa, La cooperativa, Hostal Sport, El Cairat, Cafè antic, El rebost de la Cratoixa,.. Falset, Porrera, Escaladei, ..
Before you get into the post: This is ABOUT a Rotterdam RESTAURANT. This is NOT about a Hotel. Casual Arabic cuisine.
Brouwerij de Molen is located in Bodegraven, not far from Rotterdam. And Bodegraven was my next destination on that Sunday ride.
Best road cycling ride in Girona. La Bisbal - Tossa - Palamós, this is the golden triangle, with its best part, from Tossa to Sant Feliu.
La gatera wine bar in Solsona. Solsona is a 2 hours drive from Barcelona, a little more from Girona. Worth a visit if in the area.
Best restaurants in Girona, on my own view. A post that I kept updated as often as I can.
Wine from Georgia The traditional system of wine making in Georgia is the fermentation of grapes, whole berries in a large ceramic cups, called Qvevris, buried in the ground.
AOC Banyuls, so close from Girona, and so mentally far. I visited the vineyards on bicycle, now its time to taste its wines.
Calçotada is a traditional Cataln festivity around a table. Calçots are a kind of sweet onions, that are ready to eat between December and March. You cook them in a bonfire.