The Complete Guide to: San Sebastian Travel

The Complete Guide to: San Sebastian Travel

So you’re off to San Sebastian – smart choice! Here’s a guide to everything you need to know about San Sebastian travel, from getting around, to the best local festivities, and cool hidden gems you should check out. Keep in mind that Basque cities have two names, one in Basque...

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Getting To Know the Basque Flag

Getting To Know the Basque Flag

If someone asked you, would you know what the Basque flag looks like? There’s a good reason for it. In the Spanish part of Basque Country, society is divided between Basque and Spanish, and to avoid conflicts, you rarely find any flags flying anywhere – even during the World Cup!...

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Food Friday: Gastronomy Clubs of San Sebastian

Food Friday: Gastronomy Clubs of San Sebastian

San Sebastian (or Donostia, as it is called in Basque) is gaining more and more reputation as a culinary reference in Spain. Visitors who come to the city will find food everywhere, and what might surprise them is the prevalence of speciality “snacks” in local bars. Pintxos are Basque Country’s answer to...

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Food Friday: Olive Oil in Rioja

Food Friday: Olive Oil in Rioja

When people think about Rioja Alavesan, they think wine – red Rioja wine. Over the past few decades, this land has been mainly inhabited by vineyards due to its fertile soil attracting many big wineries. As a result, the region has become internationally known for the wine that has sustained...

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7 Festivals Around The World That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

7 Festivals Around The World That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

We’ve all heard of Carnival, Coachella, and Oktoberfest, but the world is full of festivals, many of which we’ve never heard of. The good news is, the world is big enough for them all! Here are our picks for seven festivals around the world we bet you’ve never heard of....

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24 hours in: San Sebastian

24 hours in: San Sebastian

The city of San Sebastian isn’t quite what you might call a metropolis, so 24 hours in San Sebastian isn’t as daunting as in other cities around the world. Having said that, there’s still so much to do! One thing we can promise you is that you will most definitely...

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Our Local Expert: Amaia in San Sebastian

Our Local Expert: Amaia in San Sebastian

To honour International Women’s Day on March 8th, we’re talking travel to some of our female guides around the world. Next up, Amaia in San Sebastian! What is your best travel memory? Russia, of course. I’ve always loved that country. Without Russia I would not have met Tomasz  (my husband...

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Photo of the Week: Vineyards in Basque Country

Photo of the Week: Vineyards in Basque Country

It’s no secret that we’re totally in love with the Basque country, and everyone knows that one of the best things to come out of this region in Spain is the delicious wine. This photo, taken by our local guy, Tomasz, captures the gorgeous rolling hills and Txakoli Vineyards, and...

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Travel Advice: 5 Things I Wish I’d Known About Barcelona Before I Moved There

Travel Advice: 5 Things I Wish I’d Known About Barcelona Before I Moved There

When you visit a city as a tourist, it’s not often that you encounter the daily habits of the locals. You’re in your own little blissful world of vacation, unaware of those little quirks that make living in the city what it really is. Before I moved to Barcelona, the...

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