from Caledonia to Catalonia

Tapeando in Poble Sec

Tapeando in Poble Sec

Jun 15, 2012

If you’re looking for a sociable corner of Barcelona to go on a tapas crawl with locals, take a look at this article I’ve written over on Travelers Digest. “No matter your budget, one of the unbridled joys of travelling is the anticipation of the culinary coquettes that lie in wait. When it comes to Spain, tapas are firmly at the top of the...

¡¡¡Hawd yer wheesht!!!

¡¡¡Hawd yer wheesht!!!

Jun 8, 2012

So I am back in Barcelona after a week in Scotland, holding hands with the home country (here’s a gratuitous picture of a peaceful Perth by way of proof). As usual, my swithering between two tierras prompts a flurry of comparisons. Scottish and Spanish societies refuse to stack up evenly against each other. And the most noticeable parting of the ways is...