Food of the Gods.

Walking down Barcelona's La Rambla, you cannot miss La Boqueria Market. Being the market lover, I walked in and the first sight that greeted me drove me crazy. Neat piles of chocolate, in every form with nuts, fruits, milk, dark, even jelly beans and fruit jellies. Basically, it was heaven smack in the middle of…

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Caganer

"Dung is no saint, but where it falls it works miracles" - Spanish proverb You travel the world, and nowhere shall you find the squatting pooping figure. You find it only in Cataluyna because if you shit in the soil, you stay in the soil. Period. No discussions. Americans find poop talk to very gross…

Spain vs Spain

The third match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 and we are in Bilbao. The beautiful city in Northern Spain is nothing like what the south is. The hills surrounding the water body (Bay of Biscay) is a treat to the eyes. It is a world in its own. Different culture different people. Here, the…

Husky Vocals

The first evening in Madrid, we all went for a flamenco show. The intent of the show was to ensure a smooth transition from Portugal to Spain. From fado to flamenco, there can be nothing more different on this planet. Fado, the poetic soul stirring songs of Portugal dipped generously in saudade is a good…

Iberian Fairytales

There are some places that are naturally beautiful, places that soothe your eyes with their natural beauty. Others are beautiful with the history added to them and the stories they tell. Two such places in the Iberian Peninsula are Sintra, Portugal and Toledo, Spain. Between the two, Sintra was the first place I visited. A…

Wonder Woman

It’s the 21st century and Gal Gadot is our favorite. However, Gal Gadot has the Hollywood glamor that we all wish for but is hard to achieve for the most of us. A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to meet someone who is real and as inspiring as Wonder Woman. Personally, the best…

Lisboa Daily

  Of colors and smells, so known In a place unknown; To a vibe, my soul recognizes, But a place, I have never visited. If I ever had to judge a place, to understand what is going on in the country, I would go to a market. Not a department store, but a market, or…