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Before starting the post, I want to do something different today and tell you the story about how this post ended up on the blog. 1,217 more words


San Sebastian, a foodie heaven...

Mark and I went for out first trip of the year (if you exclude my coming to Madrid per se) in the basque city of… 231 more words


Palma’s Top Places for Tapas y Pintxos

Although we all know the word ‘tapas’ comes from the Spanish tapar, (‘to cover’), there are quite a few theories floating around on what the source of this meaning actually is. 929 more words


Wine News 23-30 December

Welcome to the final installment of the wine news for the year! Did you see these winey news items?

Decanter asked people to post photos of the bottle they enjoyed on Christmas with the hashtag #mychristmaswine. 274 more words


Place: San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain

San Sebastian is both the culinary and the surfing capital of Spain. I visited for the former reason and upon arriving, learned about the latter. Moreover, San Sebastian is home to the best Pintxos in the country. 580 more words


La Rioja: The Ski Town of Ezcaray

This past weekend was Spain´s December puente–aka a long weekend–because of a holiday falls on Monday. Last year, we traveled to Belfast, Northern Ireland… 365 more words


Perfect pintxos in San Sebastian, Spain

My restaurant review this week of the Les Vilains Garcons in Hull has prompted me to revive this May 2013 story of mine, about eating pintxos (bar snacks) galore in Northern Spain, for context’s sake. 1,357 more words