Sometimes the most obvious is the least noticed. It took Igor Ramírez García-Peralta, founder and editor-in-chief of Soler Magazine, to point out to me (and an audience at the Central Cultural Conde Duque in Madrid)...

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...