I’m passionate about local produce at home and away, exploring lesser known parts of Spain, hablo español, and love Japan 日本を大好き where I stayed for a good while. Fresaichigo (fresa苺) comprises both the Spanish and Japanese words for strawberry.

I spent a year in Madrid and a year in León studying Spanish. I love exploring the relatively unknown parts of Spain unspoiled by mass tourism. I am particularly drawn to the north: Castilla y León, Cantabria, Asturias and Galicia. They are so unlike the clichés we have come to know via the media. The countryside is almost magical. Speak a little Spanish and you will be amazed at the warm welcome you will receive.

When not musing about food and drink, travel or speaking Spanish, I can be found climbing things and hanging upside down from a trapeze. From time to time I am quite tempted to run away and join the circus!



3 Responses to About

  1. Eleenie says:

    Hi I think your blog is great! I’ve nominated your for the Versatile Blogger award. Here is the link http://denobears.wordpress.com/2012/05/07/the-versatile-blogger-award/ Congratulations!

  2. Eleenie says:

    Hi, I’ve nominated you for ‘one lovely blog’ award, here is the link http://denobears.wordpress.com/2012/07/16/one-lovely-blog-award/
    There’s no obligation to participate but I just wanted you to know that I really enjoy your blog 🙂

  3. Janet Rörschåch says:

    Fantastic! You have combined two things that are simply exquisite. Well done. I am looking forward to getting to know your blog. Thank you for stopping by, checking mine out, and liking a post. Have a brilliant day!

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