Inés Miró-Sans Hotelier, Barcelona On weekends, I try to stay fairly close to home; the faster I can get somewhere, the more time I have there. I often go to an area in the countryside called Empordà since it’s only a 90-minute drive from Barcelona. One Saturday, when I was in Empordà, I walked a trail in the mountains; there was this smell of the outdoors and I realized that I knew it from my childhood. I don’t experience that sensation as often This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty-Three Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture City Guide The New York Edition A serene stay in the Flatiron District. Arts & Culture City Guide The Hoxton, Williamsburg A British bolthole in Brooklyn. Arts & Culture Issue 41 We’ll Always Have Paris The clichéd capital of comparison. Arts & Culture Issue 39 Learn Lenience We were all young once. Arts & Culture Issue 39 Pay it Forward How to be a mentor. Arts & Culture Issue 39 Be Accountable On youth and responsibility.