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Movie Review: Walking the Camino – Six Ways To...

Geography, history, spirituality, people, adventure. These are just a few of the puzzle pieces that come together to form the “camino experience” for anyone traveling the Camino de Santiago en route to Santiago de Compostela. These...Read More »

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The Angel’s Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Dive into this deliciously dark tale about passion, love, loss and life and follow David Martín, the main character, through Barcelona’s murky alleys and wide avenues. David is a gifted...Read More »

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Romesco Sauce

Tour leader Joan Escosura shares this recipe for Romesco Sauce which is a specialty of  the Catalonia region of Spain where he lives (and leads bicycle tours!) Joan also wisely...Read More »

Mary Kay on the Camino de Santiago

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One Pilgrim’s Way

You’re doing what? Why on earth….? You’re walking how far? By yourself? How long will that take you? Are you crazy? Do you speak any Spanish? Some of these questions...Read More »

Guy Lothian in Catalonia with ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours

About ExperiencePlus! > Rider Spotlight, Destinations > Spain

Cyclists of Spain by Guy Lothian

ExperiencePlus! traveler Guy Lothian impressed us with his talent for words and we love this ode that was inspired by “an afternoon encounter with some serious local cyclists” during the...Read More »

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Destinations > Spain

Cycling Andalucia: News from the Field

We’re always tickled when writers and photographers come on tour, and this time, Brice Peressini is reporting from Andalucia, Spain. He’s put together a post for each day of the...Read More »

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Tortillas from Catalonia

Spanish omelets or tortillas are one of the most common dishes in Spain and though most are made with potatoes the French influenced Catalan version uses chick peas instead. You...Read More »

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Travel Planning > Hotel Recommendations

Accommodations We Love – Part 7

If our itinerary descriptions have whetted your appetite and you’re starting to daydream, let us help you set the stage with these splendid backdrops.  Proudly announcing Accommodations We Love Part...Read More »

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Movie Review: The Way

Movie Review: The Way     Directed by Emilio Estevez Tom, a doctor from California, was living a comfortable life on his own until he received a phone call that...Read More »

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Travel Planning > Hotel Recommendations

Accommodations We Love – Part 3

Bicycling Chile’s Wine Country Plus! The Pacific Coast: In the Chilean hills with an expanse of vineyards in view sits Tabonko, a wine estate with rustic guest houses, which serves...Read More »

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Travel Planning > Hotel Recommendations

Accommodations We Love – Part 1

ExperiencePlus! has added one more piece of information to our itineraries to enhance the fun and excitement of choosing your next bike trip – you can now check out the...Read More »

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Iberia by James Michener

Reviewed by ExperiencePlus! traveler Bill Giovinazzo During our last trip with ExperiencePlus, my son and I were having dinner when he ordered Coquilles St. Jacques. As we ate our dinner...Read More »