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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

Pintxo-Pote Route Map

The BEST Pintxo-Pote route in San Sebastián

So what does Pintxo-Pote even mean? To put it simply, it (very loosely) translates from Basque as ‘just a bit of food and drink’. As a resident of San Sebastián I discovered that this Thursday night tradition has been going on for the course of