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Catalonia

The Pyrenees Drove Me To Gin

August 1, 2013 Andy 2

The Mare bottle is calling my name, haunting me all the way home.
I cannot believe that I seriously considered paying €38 for a bottle of gin. I blame it on the Pyrenees. […]

Food and drink

Café Society in Guimaraes

January 21, 2012 Andy 0

The line between bars and cafés in Guimaraes, and indeed in Porto, is distinctly blurred. Having been brought up in a pub culture where bars serve alcohol by default and coffee by exception, it was a novelty to see alcohol drinkers in cafés and coffee sippers in bars. […]

Asturias

The Art of Drinking Cider in Asturias

April 21, 2011 Jack 2

Cider isn’t simply the most popular alcoholic drink in Asturias, it’s more of a religion and as such it’s essential to know a few things before you even attempt to drink a glass. […]