The Vibrancy of Spain in September

Spain festivals September San Sebastian Basque Country

September is a fantastic month to visit Spain. Not so hot, not so crowded and when much of the Northern hemisphere is switching on the heating and getting out the boots and sweaters, you are still able to enjoy a day out on the sea or a hike and picnic in the hills.

Whether [...]

The beaches, wineries and palaces of Galicia – plus great seafood!

Beaches palaces wineries seafood Galicia

We’re just back from a lovely trip to Galicia and want to share some of the great reasons to visit the North West of Spain. This time, we chose the Rias Baixas area as our base and toured the vicinity as well as going north to Santiago de Compostela and south to the Cies Islands. [...]

Cantabria in the Summer Holidays

Cantabria beach summer holidays Spain

We’ve been busy following a number of bloggers trips to Cantabria over the past few weeks and are not at all surprised by how much they LOVE the region. They’re not alone. It’s getting a bit busy here and the season is only just beginning

Not only are the sailors and windsurfers starting to [...]

La Rioja Winery Region Guide

La Rioja winery transport bikes

Rather like its wine, the region of La Rioja in Northern Spain is an elegant and very traditional region – nothing too brash or overly showy here. It’s famous for its ruby red wine – it was the first region to achieve ‘Denominacion de Origin’ (DO) in Spain but it’s also well known here for [...]

From New York to the Basque Country – direct in October 2014!

photo credit: kezka via photopin cc

In just 9 hours you can get from here…photo credit: aftab. via photopin cc

to here….Vitoria’s city centre is buzzing with stylish cafes and tapas bars

and finish up here – it’s less than an hour by car to Laguardia in the Rioja Alavesa

or here? La Concha beach in San [...]