Did You Know?
My Favorite Links
Did you know that each year on Saint John's day (June 23, the summer solstice) Catalans launch 750,000 kilos of firecrackers each year, spending about €10 million and causing around 1000 out-of-control fires! Fire, firecrackers and fireworks are an important element of festivals across Spain.

Great Travel Links

Spanish Tourist Office for up-to-date, helpful information about travel in Spain.

Paradores de España for links to some of the most interesting hotels in Spain.

Cellar Tours for info about wine tours and wine regions.

Lonely Planet for interesting (an oh-so-well-written!!) content about Spain and the rest of the world.

Selfcateringhols for great holiday apartments

Where to Find me on the web

Lonely Planet

Freelance Spain

Barcelona Metropolitan


News & Journalism Links

Associated Press news agency

The News & Observer for news about Raleigh, NC, my home town

The New York Times for great in-depth reporting

La Vanguardia for news about Barcelona, Spain

Personal Links

The Leanne apartment, for rent in Sitges through Stay Sitges rental agency.

Jean Leon for information about a fascinating Penedes-area winery

Miguel Torres SA for info about this historic Spanish winery

Arkadia - Apartments for sale by owner & holiday rentals

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