La Perla Hotel. Home away from Home

La Perla Hotel. Home away from Home

Hotel La Perla is by far, the best hotel in Pamplona. If we talk about location, it is unbeatable. Located in Plaza del Castillo number 1, La Perla is at the heart of the city. If we talk about comfort, it touches perfection. It´s 44 rooms combine history and modern... read more
5 movies based on Hemingway´s books

5 movies based on Hemingway´s books

One of America’s most prolific and celebrated writers to change the literary landscape is undeniably Ernest Hemingway. His roots in fictional writing were based on his strengths as a journalist—factually stated, to-the-point, and impactful words carefully crafted to... read more
Spanish driving license

Spanish driving license

2020 has been the strangest year ever. It started as any other year, but in March it all changed. In my family we have had more changes, in this case, driving changes. My 84-year-old father in law has returned his driving license, while my 18 years old daughter just... read more
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