Truffle, the black gold

Truffle, the black gold

If there is a mushroom that deserves to be in all history books, that should be the Truffle. We have records from the Mesopotamian Empire (3000 BCE) where the Sumerians would eat truffles. In Egypt, there are hieroglyphs talking about offering them to the Gods. Greeks... read more
Traveling in COVID times

Traveling in COVID times

I guess this COVID 19 issue is going to be around for a while, and we better get used to this “new normal”. To tell you the truth I don’t like it. In fact, I hate it! Right now, we (tour guides) should be in our high season but unfortunately this year we are... read more
Polvorón, a very Spanish Xmas Candy

Polvorón, a very Spanish Xmas Candy

It is Xmas time and all around the world we start looking in our grandma´s recipe book for the traditional and super loved family recipes.   In Spain we cook POLVORON.  The first time any one wrote about polvorón was on the XVI century, it was an inventory of... read more
Is it really looking a lot like Christmas?

Is it really looking a lot like Christmas?

Home is finally decoratedand looks like Christmas. The Nativity scene is in the middle of the living room, the tree cannot welcome any more ornaments and we even have some snow in the streets. As every year in December, the Advent calendar opens every single morning... read more
Olentzero, the Basque Santa

Olentzero, the Basque Santa

Olentzero Night in the Basque country – AITA (dad), WHERE IS MY BERET? – I don´t know, I left it on your bed along with your black shirt, the ship skin and your blue bandana. Lucas, you better find the beret fast, I am leaving in five minutes. Girls are... read more
5 beauty products for a male traveler.

5 beauty products for a male traveler.

Let me make this clear, if you are a girl you should stop reading this article right now. This post is not for you, this is for the men in your life. Thanks for sharing with them. We are going to be talking about male beauty products. Hi guys, don´t you think it is... read more