Salvador Dalí believed that he was a reincarnation of the rugged Cap de Creus – the headland just north of Cadaqués, on the Costa Brava, and near the border with France.  Maybe he was, given that we...

The city of Girona, a 38-minute train journey north of Barcelona, is full of hidden gems. Much smaller than Barcelona, Girona is a doable size for a weekend; with plenty of good food (my favourite...

Girona once served as a passageway for the Romans on their way through 'Hispania'. Fast forward a couple of thousand years and the city is a passageway for a different kind of visitor: the food-loving...

Where do I start with Les Cols? This two Michelin-starred restaurant is housed in a 15th-century country house refurbished and extended by award-winning architects, and set among apple orchards and tall oak and acacia trees...

Good seafood is a luxury. I found it at Estimar, an intimate little restaurant, with Andalusian-born Rafa Zarfa at the helm. You can find Estimar in a side alleyway in the old city of Barcelona. Look...

The best time to visit the Mediterranean is in the autumn. The skies are clear, the temperatures cooler and the crowds are more dispersed. It's also all the better for seeing street art....