Basque Country

La Tamborrada Festival

San Sebastian is one of Spain’s most modern and affluent cities, but with all its 21st century adornments it is still heavily steeped in tradition and Basque culture. La Tamborrada takes its name from the large drum used in traditional Basque music and is also

The Drums of San Sebastian

It’s difficult to always know what’s going on in a new city and sometimes things tend to pass you by. But since the start of January, a new silent festivity seems to be occurring. On every shop corner, every street window, every child’s toy –

Mushroom Picking In The Basque Region

Sourcing your own food seems to have fallen out of favour in most of western culture but this seemingly antiquated tradition remains alive and strong in the autonomous region of