Our Barcelona adventure and other travel stories

Cava & Chocolate – the perfect combination for your senses!

Explore the perfect combination for your senses: enjoy a glass of cava together with fine chocolate. We had this wonderful experience in Sant Sadurni d´Anoia. A tour at the premises of a tradition, family run cava maker and premium cava tasting in their backyard. Afterwards we had this fantastic 4 course lunch menu in the best restaurant in the center of the town. And to round off the gourmet experience we visited Chocolatier Simon Coll

Splendid Cava and Chocolate

Cava is the protected name for sparkling wine that is produced in Catalonia – its production process is similar to Champagne, however, more reasonably priced than the French one. Sant Sadurni d´Anoia is the town – just 45 minutes away from Barcelona – where 90% of the Cava production takes place. So, for the 75th birthday of Michael´s father we planned a surprise day in the wine area. We could easily get there by train

Barcelona Winter Impressions (2)

The Barcelona winter sky is just amazing. Generally, even on a grey day (which we do not have that often here) the winter feels so different from back home in the Netherlands or Germany. The clouds are so much higher which provides a complete different feeling. January was also a party month for us. Our friend Victoria visited us with her niece and we had a great time at the Harlem Jazz Club in the

Restaurants, restaurants, restaurants

It is about time to mention a few more restaurants where we had really good food. Two of them even have a more local flair as they are not overrun by tourists. Arcano, Carrer dels Mercaders 10, 9, 08003 Barcelona The restaurant is located in a 17th century stable and has a very cosy atmosphere with its catacomb style rooms. It is in the middle of the chic Born neighbourhood. They serve excellent meat dishes,

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