Do you ever wonder what professional travel planners do during their Summer holidays? Because we spend the Spring and Autumn months road-testing new hotels, venues, activities and experiences, in July and August, we stay local at home here in Cantabria. In Northern Spain, the temperatures are perfect for days on the beach, BBQs at home and lunches out with friends and family. Here is the longlist of 25 experiences in Cantabria we’ve planned for this Summer! If you’re planning an active trip to Cantabria, get in touch and we’ll design your perfect holiday!
Ordering wine in Spain. From the rustic taverns to the elegant Michelin-starred restaurants, wherever you go in Spain, you’ll want to order and enjoy amazing wines. Here at Totally Spain, when we’re not busy organising custom Spain and Portugal tours for our clients, we’re lucky enough to be able to sample and savour great wines. Here are some of our practical tips and general insights into ordering wine in Spain.
Going for tapas in Spain is a little bit different to dining at the tapas bars you might be familiar with outside Spain. If you’d like to know how the locals do it here – with all the unwritten rules that ensue including where to go, what to order and how much and when to pay, read on for the Totally Spain Guide to Tapas in Spain!
As travel planners and avid travellers, here at Totally Spain, we’ve come across our fair share of scary locations on our travels throughout Spain and Portugal since we started out back in the year 2000. We tend not to include them in our client itineraries for obvious reasons– but given that Halloween is fast approaching, we thought we’d share our recommendations here.
You don’t need another blogpost about Spain’s typical or most famous dishes but we do want to share our checklist of 10 unmissable dishes in Spain and when, where and how to order them! You see we’ve been planning itineraries throughout Spain since the year 2000, so here at Totally Spain we’ve learned a lot about the Spanish dishes that people expect to eat but can’t find or even worse – don’t enjoy. And we’ve added in a few dishes that our clients have enjoyed eating but wouldn’t have ordered without a tip-off from us.