Basque Country

5 Day Trips from San Sebastián 

Have you ever felt like you needed a holiday when on holiday? Day trips are the best way to refresh a vacation and provide a new perspective on your time away. If you’re staying in San Sebastian for more than a week, I advise you

How to Spend 7 Days in San Sebastián

When you visit the beautiful Basque coast during the height of summer, it’s easy to kick off your heels and bury yourself in the beach for a week. But that would be a mistake. Pull yourself away from San Sebastián’s crystal clear waters and explore

Why You Should Visit Vitoria-Gasteiz

The capital of the Basque Country and of the province of Álava has had a long and tumultuous history of war, disobedience and cultural identity. Vitoria-Gasteiz has been an important location for trade and travel between Spain and Northern Europe. Founded in 1181, this city

Bilbao Guggenhiem

The Best Places To Chill Out In Bilbao

Bilbao is the capital of Bizkaia and, in my mind, one of the fast developing autonomías in the Basque country. The farming background, rustic walks, and picturesque farm houses disappear as soon as you enter the city proper. Since moving to the Basque Country, I

Botanika San Sebastian

The Best Trendy Cafes in San Sebastián

If you’re spending any considerable amount of time in San Sebastián – you’ll be looking for a place to take the weight off your feet. A cafe perhaps? You can drink a coffee or tea in almost any establishment in San Sebastián, but have you