The Best 9 Tapas Bars in Granada

This blog post was originally posted on June 5, 2017, and was updated on September 23, 2020. When it comes to tapas, Granada offers one of the best scenes in Spain. Almost always served free with your drink and often much more generously sized than in other parts of the country, these delightful bites allow […]

Inside Devour: How Sophie Fell in Love with Flamenco and Seville

Sophie and David drinking sherry wine

Sophie Picard ended up in Spain—and later Seville—entirely by chance. “I applied for a summer job and requested to be sent to France. But someone—or was it fate?—had decided otherwise, and I ended up spending five months in Spain on the Costa Brava,” the Parisian writer and guide told us recently. “When the season ended, […]

5 Essential Bodegas in Jerez Worth Visiting

A bottle of fino produced at one of the top bodegas in Jerez, Díez Mérito.

Few drinks are as closely tied to a specific region as sherry is to southern Spain. Though it’s only produced in a tiny triangle in southwestern Andalusia, no meal or get-together in the region would be complete without it. From crisp, bone-dry manzanilla to the sweet, ebony cream variety popular among many a grandparent in […]

Vintage Finds: Top Thrift Shops & Flea Markets in Seville

One of the most historic flea markets in Seville is the one that takes place every Thursday on Calle Feria.

Don’t be fooled by Seville’s prim, posh reputation—locals aren’t above taking advantage of a good bargain when they see one. The treasure trove that is your average thrift shop or flea market becomes even more fascinating in Spain. Not only will you come across great deals on secondhand clothes and knickknacks, but you’ll also get […]