My life as a tour guide – Vol. 1

My life as a tour guide – Vol. 1

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. In four days we should have... read more
Understanding Spain before Guernica

Understanding Spain before Guernica

Our article last week has arised many questions. I always say that  the Guernica painting is a very complex work of art that touches each person on a different level.  In order to go deeper in the understanding of the paintingI have put together a list of books and... read more
Guernica the ultimate Anti War Icon

Guernica the ultimate Anti War Icon

Before getting into Guernica, the painting, let me give you a short introduction to the worlds political climate. It was April 26th 1937, it was the middle of the Spanish Civil War. The country was divided in two political sides, the Republicans (the liberal party)... read more
Basque Country based books

Basque Country based books

Summer is coming, and we are finally  going to take some days off.  It has been two years without visiting the beach ( I hate COVID).  This is normally the time of the year when I read the most. I love laying my towel on the sand and letting myself go in the tales... read more
Sangria is a must in Spain

Sangria is a must in Spain

Spring has arrived in Spain, the days are becoming longer and temperatures are beginning to rise. It is the time of the year to welcome friends at home, and you want to welcome them with a fresh glass of sangria.   Whenever you visit Spain, you might think that... read more
Puente la Reina a bridge in the Camino

Puente la Reina a bridge in the Camino

The Camino to Santiago has always been a bridge for cultures. Starting on the VIII century this pilgrimage route has conected all Europe.  It has been a comercial and spiritual  route that brings Europe together. Here at the entrance of Puente de la Reina all the... read more