Pintxos Food Trail, Sitges: what are pintxos and where to go

Even though pintxos are more of a tradition in the north, it has become very popular all over Spain.   Pintxos is also known as pinchos or tapas depending on what part of the country you are in. While Tapas has become a larger meal, pintxos are usually served on a slice of bread. I loved exploring all the best places in Sitges for pintxos.  What are Pintxos?  Pintxos originally was served in bars as a snack with drinks. In a pintxos bar, there ...

PortAventura: Get the most out of this theme park in 24 hours

During my 10 day trip of Catalonia, I decided to spend a night in PortAventura theme park in Spain. PortAventura is a theme park in Salou, on the Costa Daurada in Spain. PortAventura attracts 4 million visitors per year. It is most famous for having Europe’s tallest rollercoaster.  How to get there Reus is the closest airport to PortAvetura and takes about 15 minutes in a taxi. If you are coming from Barcelona airport, the easiest way to get to PortAventura is by ...

My visit to the Casa Bacardi Museum, Sitges

During my weeks holiday in Sitges, I decided to take a break from the beach and explore the town. One of the things I did was visit the Casa Bacardi, the museum celebrating all that the famous white rum offers. Visitor Centre When you enter the museum, you are given a guided tour through the visitor centre where you learn all about the Bacardi family and how they became a success when they travelled from Sitges to Cuba and set ...