Barcelona has seen a recent influx of craft cocktails bars within the past five years or so, and Sant Antoni seems to be one of the city’s epicenters of such swanky watering holes. Amid the crisscross streets, organic grocery stores and the soon-to-open, recently renovated Sant Antoni market is Bitter, an inconspicuous cocktail bar where there’s more than meets the eye.
Upon entering Bitter, walk down the handful of steps to descend into the dimly lit space where friendly bartenders greet you with a cheerful “Hola!” Wooden panels and sporadically placed plants evoke a sense of comfort, as if you’re visiting a cosmopolitan cabin in the woods.
You can pull up a stool at the bar or at one of the high-top tables on either side of the central walkway, or you can continue even farther to a back room where lounge-like seating and high-top tables alternate around the perimeter of the room.
The bilingual staff is on hand to serve cocktails neatly categorized by alcoholic ingredient: aperitifs and liqueurs; gin; whiskey; rum; vodka; tequila and mezcal; and “red” cocktails, or those made with the red spirit Campari.
Bitter also serves small, Spanish-inspired plates, such as sandwiches with entrecot, chicken or vegetables, baby potatoes with Romesco sauce and small arepas (a.k.a., arepitas) with provolone.
Summer is the perfect time to try your luck at carp fishing. Carp are widely recognized as an invasive species known to cause problems in the waterways they call home. They suck up all the food and reduce the quality of the water, hurting more sensitive marine populations. Luckily for anglers, carp can grow to massive sizes and are a ton of fun to catch.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
Passport PD is the world’s first GaN technology-based travel adapter with an auto-resetting fuse. Why is this important? If you break the single-use fuse in your typical travel adapter, you have only a few options — buy a new fuse, change the fuse yourself or buy a new travel adapter altogether. Additionally, if the fuse breaks and you don’t notice, then you could expect to come back to a fully charged device … only, you won’t.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.
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