Tapas are a dish meant to foster conversation, and in no place does the quintessential Spanish cuisine make more of a buzz than in the capital of Catalonia.
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The Spanish capital’s traditional cuisine, unchanged for centuries, is merging with regional dishes, international fusion food and vegetarianism to create an exciting new scene.
In general, the falling euro is good news for international tourists visiting countries such as Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece and Ireland.
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