Tags » Pintxos

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


Aqui esta. (Acentos implied.)


Juanalaloca - best tortilla in Madrid

A couple of weeks ago, I went to Madrid to visit my sister for 3 days. It was a lovely getaway from wintry London, and despite the temperature not being quite as warm as expected, the sunshine more than made up for it! 398 more words

5 Things You Need To Do In Barcelona

Barcelona is my baby: after spending a semester abroad there in 2013, I made a pit stop in BCN during my latest (and most likely last) Euro-trip. 279 more words

Travel & Study Abroad

El txikiteo..................

I have always had a soft spot in my heart for the Basque Country. This area of about 20,000 square kilometers is rich in its own tradition, culture, politics and gastronomy. 285 more words

Food And Travel

Basquing In Basque Country

Before taking my first weekend jaunt out of Madrid, I didn’t know all too much about San Sebasti√°n and Bilbao, aside from having previously had an intern when I was working at JLE who came from Bilbao. 1,274 more words


Our Spain Adventure: San Sebastian

Hilary:  From Bilbao, we took a bus to San Sebastian, which was lovely! It was a little beach town and even though it was a little chilly while we visited, people were out in the water the whole time we were there. 1,393 more words

The Savory Sisters