Text & Photos: Julie Schwietert Collazo ** As someone whose living is made by writing quite a bit about travel, it probably doesn’t come as a surprise to you that I get lots of messages asking for my vacation-planning advice. In the past month, I’ve been asked the following questions: -How can I find a … Continue reading
Text & Photo: Julie Schwietert Collazo ** The photos of paragliding into a field of fire-red poppies are more beautiful, but the experience of flying among the clouds can’t be beat. If you’re in Catalunya, I highly recommend flying with the guys of Entrenuvols. They’re fun, professional, and safe.
Text & Photos: Julie Schwietert Collazo ** I hate to compare countries, I really do, but when I’m eating in Catalunya, it’s hard to feel like there’s any place in the world that has a healthier, more holistic, and more pleasurable relationship with food… especially the United States. Proof? The tradition of tapas and the … Continue reading
Text & Photos: Julie Schwietert Collazo ** I’ve been trying–and failing–to write about what it was like to meet, listen, and talk with Ferran Adria, the world-famous Catalan chef who is also one of my creative heroes. In fact, I’ve been trying to write about Adria’s influence on me before I even met him in … Continue reading
Text & Photo: Julie Schwietert Collazo ** I wish I could say that I’m the kind of person who’d pass up a chocolate treat for something “better for you” (as if there’s something better for you), but that’s just not the case. Still, I do think I managed to sidle past this attractive display of … Continue reading