Dances and dead sardines: The weird, wonderful ways locals celebrate Carnival in San Sebastián

Dances and dead sardines: The weird, wonderful ways locals celebrate Carnival in San Sebastián

February is a joyful time in San Sebastián despite the tedious winter wind and rain. It is the month when we promote our identity and go wild with Carnival, which is widely celebrated all over the country. In the city of San Sebastián, it’s not just one, but multiple big events...

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Film buffs gather for the 2016 San Sebastián International Film Festival

Film buffs gather for the 2016 San Sebastián International Film Festival

San Sebastián (or Donostia, as we call it locally) has recently become an acclaimed destination for food lovers; it is what we donostiarras (and Basques in general) are mostly known for, the food. But San Sebastián is not just the epicentre of Basque gastronomy, it is also a city of...

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What’s on in San Sebastian: Parties and festivals for the 2016 Capital of Culture

What’s on in San Sebastian: Parties and festivals for the 2016 Capital of Culture

2016 is San Sebastián’s year to shine! Donostia, or San Sebastián, has been selected as the European Capital of Culture. The picturesque coastal town along the Bay of Biscay in Spain’s Basque Country will host a colossal amount of cultural activities throughout the year. Programming includes various artistic initiatives that all...

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