Although Spain is known as the land of Serrano ham, there are more and more restaurants emerging that cater to vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free diets. In the last 5 years there’s been an impressive surge. It’d be impossible to list all of the best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in the country, but simply keep in mind that bigger cities + more people = higher demand for alternative diets.
As we all know, Madrid is a city that's constantly changing and at times it's difficult to stay up-to-date with every new opening and "hot spot" in the city. We're going to share with you a few of our favorite spots in Madrid to go out with our girl friends... where we eat too much, drink till we can't drink any more, and take way too many IG photos.
Before leaving the states one year ago, my plan was to travel around Europe for a few months, then go back home and save up for the next summer like I had done many times. But something was different this time. After a bit of soul searching, a few weeks into my trip I decided to stay in Spain permanently.
This one is for all my wine lovers out there! While Spain is known the Gaudi art in Barcelona and the sunny beaches in Ibiza and The Canary Islands, Spanish wineries are often overlooked as a tourist attraction. These wineries, referred to as bodegas, are primarily located in the wine-producing region of La Rioja. Whether you’re a solo traveler, sight-seeing with friends, or having a romantic getaway, a wine tasting is for everyone and a non-traditional way of getting to know Spain. Here’s the step-by-step process of planning a bodega tour and a few recommendations of my own.