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Barcelona seems to be on everyone’s list of must visit cities at the moment, and it is very easy to see why. Within the first hour of being in the city watching hordes of people hang out in the city squares, the buildings, architecture and general awesome vibe showed us we were in for a pretty amazing time. 1,058 more words


5th July - The connoisseurs of gastronomy

When we eventually rise, its time for a classic post session breakfast. Whilst the pension doesn’t do food, we find out that Ibon’s advice isn’t restricted to good pintxos. 1,036 more words


Postcard of the Week: San Sebastián, Spain

          San Sebastián, a seaside town on the north coast of Spain, is every bit as lovely as the postcard above. That isn’t just clever photography or fortunate lighting – San Sebastián actually looks like that. 879 more words

Postcard Of The Week

San Sebastián - making good of bad weather

We took a bit of gamble, despite a pretty dire looking weather forecast, and ended up in San Sebastián.  Known for it’s speculator beaches, Basque language (which is seriously the strangest I have heard to date) and where the Spanish Royal family summer holidayed, this is not a location you want rain.   297 more words

The Pintxos of Basque Country - Spain

In Spain’s Basque Country, pintxos – a finger food similar to tapas, are ubiquitous fare in small bars. Pincho (the Spanish version of the name) or pintxos (Basque) means ‘spike’ and helps to distinguish this toothpick-adorned treat from its tapas cousins, which generally aren’t served with toothpicks. 115 more words


San Sebastian - Beach and Pinxtos!

From Barcelona, Ashley and I went to San Sebastian. This was recommended by some of our friends and it did not disappoint. San Sebastian is two beaches in two coves with mountains surrounding it in the background. 285 more words


An Update on my 2010 post, "Some Places You Wouldn´t Go in Bilbao if Not Told"

Time surely goes fast…I still remember when the Guggenheim was being built and when we took pictures of tourists, awed at the fact that there were actually people visiting Bilbao!! 437 more words