Spain

Photo Feature, Above the Clouds

June 29, 2011 Jack 0

Standing almost atop Spain’s highest mountain is a humbling experience for a couple of reasons. The first that at 3718 metres, Mount Teide on Tenerife is damn high. The second is that as you can see all the way to sea level from the mountain… […]

Costa Brava

Shot In Cold Blood, Palamós’ Inspirational Hotel

June 17, 2011 Jack 0

This is a photograph of a couple of old guys preparing to embark on a fishing trip from the harbour of a Spanish seaside resort right? No…wrong, this is actually a picture of a hotel which should have the imagination of avid readers well and truly captured. […]

Costa Brava

El Celler de Can Roca, a Travesty of Gastronomic Proportions

June 11, 2011 Andy 4

It’s been bothering me ever since the phrase ‘El Celler de Can Roca has been voted the world’s second best restaurant in the S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2011’ first reached my ears across the twittersphere. I mean, who in their right mind wants to be known as the second best anything? […]

Asturias

Photo Feature, Shopping for Chorizos in Asturias

June 7, 2011 Jack 0

I’m a big fan of chorizos – I love to see them hanging from the ceiling in food shops and atmospheric tapas bars. I like them even better when they’re in my mouth having been fried in savoury stews, served sliced with Manchego cheese… […]

Costa Brava

Drinking Estrella Damm at El Bulli

June 4, 2011 Jack 0

This wonderful video for Estrella Damm, set in and around El Bulli in Costa Brava, just makes me grin from ear to ear. It was a real treat of a surprise to see lots of the places we’d visited whilst we were there. […]

Spain

Photo Feature, Alone At Sea

June 3, 2011 Jack 1

A man stands alone on a rock in the middle of the night whilst restless Atlantic rollers swirl and crash around his feet, threatening to sweep him away. This mysterious figure has an air of a latter day King Canute about him but what the hell was he doing there? […]