FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

Dine Alfresco At Mandarin Oriental Barcelona

Jul 28, 2015
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Seasonal menus with summer’s finest offerings combined with Spain‘s sunshine? Sounds great, right? The address is Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona, where both hotel dining venues offer alfresco feasts with plenty of atmosphere in the city’s Eixample district. Within the leafy courtyard at Mimosa Gardens, partake of sangria and tinto de verano that’s made with Mimosa syrup. The tapas menu includes traditional Andalusian fare such as Spanish potato salad and Ibérico cured ham.

From the rooftop space at Terrat, drink in views of Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia and Casa Batlló while enjoying an international menu of favorites drawn from Mexico, Peru and Japan. A new cocktail menu features tasty concoctions including The Huascaran, made from the blended Peruvian and Japanese flavors of Pisco, citronella, elderflower liqueur, yuzu and Angostura bitters. Terrace seating is offered for both lunch and dinner.

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April 2020
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LGBTQ+ Costa Rica

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April 2020
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A Lighter Footprint

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April 2020
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Eco-Friendly Methods of Grape Growing

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