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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
In Catalonia, Spain, the Caga Tio (a large log) is believed to "shit" gifts on Christmas morning

He was a cute little guy wearing an oversize traditional Catalán red hat. From his place on the countertop of  St. Christopher’s Inns Hostel in Barcelona, his raised eyebrows and big...

View over Girona and to the snow-capped Spanish Pyrenees from atop the Medieval city wall

Some cities beckon sports lovers, others are the darlings of festival lovers. Some delight the palate while others offer up a smorgasbord rich in history, art and architecture. Girona, Spain is...

Chef Xavier Arrey kisses a beautiful fresh-caught bonito destined for our dinner table

Our group clustered around Chef Xavier Arrey in the busy market, intent on learning as much as possible about the fresh local ingredients available in the Catalonia region of Spain. Through...

Coal Gastonomy Association Romances Meal in interior courtyard of San Vicenz Church

From the outset, I knew I was in trouble in Costa Brava, Spain. Not only did I love the people, architecture, and scenery, I loved the food! As if conspiring to...

Traditional Catalonian beakfast at 700 year-old Can Dionis farm in northeast Spain

I could see the question on the faces of the owners of Agroturisme Sant Dionis, a 700-year old farm that has been converted into a homestay in Catalonia, Spain as we...

Sampling the delicious organic Biogust yogurt from Granja la Selvatana in Campllong, Spain

Ana Serra never thought she would end up being a dairy farmer. Like many kids who grow up in the country, after finishing her education she left her family’s farm in...