Covid Update in Spain- February

Covid Update in Spain- February

Every three months I try to write an update on the COVID situation here in Spain. The vaccination rate is going super well, we have 86% of the population with the double shot and 51% with the buster. Starting this week people with health issues will get their 4th and... read more
Don´t touch my Bulls!

Don´t touch my Bulls!

One of my first traveling memories has to be the 8 boring hours that it took to drive from Pamplona to Benidorm, a city by the Mediterranean Sea where my grandparents had a small apartment, the place where my family used to spend one month every summer.   That... read more
Just love somebody

Just love somebody

It is almost February 14th  ,Valentine’s day, so might as well talk about love or at least about love related issues in the Basque Country.   Let me remind you about the story behind Valentine’s day. We need to go back in time to the 3rd century when in the... read more
Spanish Siesta

Spanish Siesta

There is a national sport here in Spain that everybody loves, it is what we call Spanish siesta, or as Americans say POWER NAP.   The origin of the word siesta comes from the sixth hour of the ancient Roman calendar, they called it “sextum” and it marked the... read more
The amazing French Basque Coast

The amazing French Basque Coast

La Cote Basque is considered as one of the most beautiful places in France. Just to locate yourself, I am talking about the southern coast line in the west part of France. It stretches from the river mouth of “La Nive” river, near Bayonne, all the way south to the... read more
Really Too late to Eat?

Really Too late to Eat?

One of the things that shocks most of the tourists when visiting Spain is how late we eat.   Spain’s normal lunch time is at 2:00pm. Most of our restaurants will not be open before 1:30pm. At night we sit at the table no earlier than 9:00pm. I know that going to... read more