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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

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

La vina cheesecake

La Viña: Tarta de Queso

As an aficionado of all things sweet, I was disappointed to discover that the standard of desserts were somewhat different in Spain. From Madrid to Barcelona to San Sebastián, you will quickly notice the invasion of the laminated, Wall’s dessert menu in every restaurant. To

Mutriku – Sheltered Coast

Mutriku is a familiar destination on the Basque coastal route. Apart from boasting gorgeous, rocky views it’s a small town with a population of just over 5000 people. What attracted me about this place was its monolithic power station, which at first I thought were