Category Archives: Foodie Routes

Discovering a region in a few days without losing time finding the right place to eat

Through Castilla y León: Valladolid-Salamanca-Avila-Segovia

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View from the Alcázar, Segovia

After the delightful wine tour through the Rivera del Duero–all detailed in my Sneak Peek Curious in the Rivera del Duero)–we continued with a fascinating road trip through the lands of Isabel I de Castilla y León, also known as Isabel la Católica (1451-1504).  Almost in her footprints, this is a route for foodies who also have a weakness for history. […]

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The Rioja, Where Each Wine Has a Story to Tell

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Rioja Alavesa

If you hear about Rioja, you immediately think about wine.  This is nothing new; already in ancient times (20 AD) Romans indulged themselves, having wine shipped from Rioja to Rome! […]

The Basque Coast: From Bilbao to Hondarribia

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San Juan de Gastelugatxe

Back from the summer break with a notepad full of jotted-down notes for the blog, a camera that ran out of memory, and an absolutely satisfied foodie soul. There is so much to share!  Being summer I have decided to start with the coastal Basque region.  If I have always loved Southern Spain, now I cannot wait to be back in the Green Spain. […]

The Rivera del Duero, a Delightful Route for Every Wine Lover

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Among red Spanish wines, I have always favored the ones from the Rivera del Duero, or ‘Riberitas’ as some informally like to refer to them.  I think it is their fruitiness and […]