Pintxos in San Sebastian

The Ultimate Survival Guide to the Pintxo Bar Hopping Experience in San Sebastián

Written by David / Photos by Michelle & David

You might have already heard of San Sebastián or maybe you have heard of Donostia, as they call it in Basque. However, perhaps you were not sure where it is exactly. In this case, go grab a map of Spain, draw a line between Bilbao and Bayonne (France) along the North Atlantic coast and there it is, hanging at barely 20km from the Spanish-French border. San Sebastián is best known … Read More

Rioja

Exploring the Beauty of the Rioja Wine Region in Spain

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle and David

It is very noticeable as soon as you are in Rioja country. The lush, green rolling hills of the Basque Country are left behind and the land almost instantaneously becomes dry and brown, dotted with the lush green vines of grapes. Driving on the winding roads that are one lane each way with the odd one-way bridge is your entrance to this famous Spanish wine region. There is a serenity … Read More

Spanish Tapas

Do You Really Know What Spanish Tapas Are?

Written by David / Photos by Michelle & David

I think you will agree with me when I say that trying dishes of other countries is another way of exploring the world, a way of traveling and expanding your mind that you can enjoy even without leaving your own town if you wish. I’m quite a foodie myself and I love learning all sorts of stuff about the everyday life of a culture by getting a bit adventurous when … Read More

Llançà, Costa Brava, Spain – Part 2

Written by David/Photos by Michelle & David

Michelle already did a great job in her last post about her impressions as an outsider of my home town, Llançà. A great location on the Costa Brava (Spain) for culture, food, sport, history and relaxed experiences for all budgets. Now it’s my turn to add my insider tips. Ready? Steady? Go! I have to admit that traveling with Michelle back home so many times has given me the chance … Read More

Llançà, Costa Brava, Spain – Part 1

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

We spent last weekend with David’s family in the north of Catalunya (Spain) and realised how different our views of the area, the people, the traditions and the food are. We thought it would be a lot of fun and quite interesting to share some insider and outsider tips with you guys and impressions of the area from the point of view of David and myself. A quick bit of background … Read More

Pic of the Week: In the mood for some art

Written by David/Photos by Michelle & David

Today I feel somehow arty, so let’s go for a Pic of the Week which is just a bit different. We know that after years of proven success, Adobe Photoshop has become an indispensable tool in the laptop of every photographer, amateur or professional. However post processing is not always necessary to create unreal-looking images, specially when we come across the right setup in real life. And when traveling the chances … Read More

Girona

Pic of the week: some memories

Written by David/Photos by Michelle & David

Today, let’s get just a tiny bit serious for a minute. Being abroad is a very rewarding experience. New cultures to explore, new languages to learn and new ways to open our minds. I’m sure those of you that find yourself in this situation can agree with me, am I right? Anyone? We also know that being elsewhere implies missing and being missed. Sometimes, memory flashes come to my mind of … Read More