Experiencing Girona Through Its Legends

September 11, 2013

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What I love about travel is that it is about more than place, it’s about storytelling. Through stories, we as visitors begin to absorb the essence of where we are, both historically and in the moment, and most importantly within … Read More…

An Edible Roundup: Where We’ve Been Eating Lately

August 16, 2013

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Lately we’ve featured a few can’t-miss culinary ventures, including tasty fried flowers prepared by a foraging chef, and an idyllic restaurant famed for its onsite laboratory and farm. Here’s a quick look back at the edible innovations we’ve been exploring, Read More…

Feasting on Botanical Cuisine Prepared With Foraged Flowers and Herbs

August 4, 2013

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Like the nearby open fields where La Calendula’s owner/chef Iolanda Bustos forages for flowers and herbs, her restaurant’s exposed kitchen resembles a verdant theater in the round, a center stage surrounded by the colorful bounty she gathers every day between lunch and Read More…

Travel: Private “Vegitecture” Tour of Jardí Tarradellas, Barcelona’s Tallest Residential Vertical Garden

July 14, 2013

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These days we find gardens in unconventional places, from highway median dividers to old parking lots. The City of Barcelona has elevated growing plants in unlikely places to an art form, transforming newly exposed party walls into lush vertical gardens, turning … Read More…

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