In the midst of the culture of the Mediterranean, I feel most at home. Especially at the golden hour, the charm of the Mediterranean glows at its most gorgeous in Sardinia. A vast island that requires much patience and driving and time, Sardinia needs much more than a week even to scratch the surface. Impeccable food, friendly… Read More The Endless Island: Sardinia
The anchoas de Santoña in Cantabria are supposed to be the best in Spain. I would agree. Visiting the coast of Cantabria is another reminder of the diversity of Spain’s landscape, cultures and food. The ancient and well-preserved town of Santillana feels like a little Salamanca, although with just a few too many shops aimed solely… Read More España Verde, Part 1: San Vicente de la Barquera / Santander, Cantabria
It appears that the amount of writing I do is inversely proportional to the amount of sun and beach I’m exposed to. I hope I don’t have to move to Seattle or Cornwall to rediscover the muse. These photos, though, will be followed later with some words. I spent a solo day in the beautiful… Read More In Sóller, Mallorca
It’s that time again to give props to some creative and inspiring people in my virtual (and real) world. Here goes: * * * The Cultureist Magazine Maria and Anthony Russo’s great new publication that highlights truly unique and interesting insights on food, travel, photography,… Read More In Other Words…Pt. 3
In September of 1992, in the duty-free section of ferry-boat freshly departed from Rosslare, Ireland, I bought a bottle of wine. Already buzzed from the romance and contrived sentimentality of a backpacker’s trip in Europe and excited by our arrival in France, I decided to splurge on a 1982 Chateau Dauzac Margaux. I, of course,… Read More My Lonely Chateau Margaux (Repost from June 18, 2010)
As the weather warms up, and terrazas fill, Madrid is changing with another season. I collected a few photos of past scenes, and added few new ones…Madriz, Madriz….