Bilbao is a miracle

Bilbao is a miracle

In the 1980’s the city of Bilbao was a total disaster, not the kind of city you wanted to visit. Incredibly high unemployment rates, street violence, drug dealing in every corner and to top all of these, ETA (the now extinct Basque terrorist band) embraced Bilbao for... read more
The 5 best San Sebastian Tapas bars

The 5 best San Sebastian Tapas bars

When we talk about food tourism, to many people the first destination that comes to their mind is San Sebastian. It is the city in the world with more Michelin stars per capita. You have probably heard about Arzak or Berasategui… But if you don’t have 300€ to spend in... read more
Café Iruña in Pamplona

Café Iruña in Pamplona

At the end of XIX century Pamplona was a small town ready to grow. The economy was boosting, modern times were coming, new ideas spread coming from Europe. It was the moment to watch and be watched. This is the moment when fancy cafes all around Europe were created as... read more
My life as a Tour guide –  Vol. 3

My life as a Tour guide – Vol. 3

As you can imagine, when tour guides get together we “never” talk about our clients… Well maybe a little bit once in a while. Here are some anecdotes of my life as a tour guide! I have changed the names and nationalities of my guests. This time I am going to share... read more
The Bullfighting controversy.

The Bullfighting controversy.

I was born in Spain in the 1970’s , General Franco was still the dictator of Spain. His administration controlled almost everything, specially they controlled the TV. So growing up, there were just two things to watch. It was either soccer or bullfights. Today I... read more
The 5 perfect classical music albums

The 5 perfect classical music albums

Classical music has the power to transport us to any place in the world or to any time in history. It can also transform our mood. Some pieces help us concentrate, others appease us, and yet others reinvigorate us.  Let me share with you my ultimate Playlist of... read more