A Taste of Barcelona

It’s been a whirlwind week and a half and, because of that, I’ve fallen a bit behind on my blogging. Let me start at the beginning—two weekends ago. Matt was supposed to work that weekend, so we didn’t really make any plans. Friday night, however, he came home with great news—he was off for the…

Sun, Sand and San Sebastián 

The weekend before last we discovered a gorgeous haven in Spain that we will most definitely visit again: San Sebastián (or Donostia). This Basque city that lies on the cost of the Bay of Biscay (just 12 miles from the French border) was our (desperately needed) R&R stop on the way back to Toulouse from Pamplona. It was the…

A Bite of Boston

When you think of food in Boston, what comes to mind? Lobster? Chowder? Boston Cream Pie? How about tapas? The night we arrived in Boston, we went to grab dinner at Toro, a Barcelona-style tapas restaurant located in Boston’s popular South End. The walk from our hotel to this restaurant took us past some gorgeous Victorian brownstone buildings and…