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
How to eat tapas in COVID times

How to eat tapas in COVID times

All around the world now it is fashionable to go to tapas bars, but guess what!! It all started here in the Basque Country and Navarra. Tapas, or “pinchos” as we say in the Basque Country, is not just food, it is so much more. Lonely Planet has said that San Sebastián... read more
The Camino is a very special Road

The Camino is a very special Road

I have seen pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela walking right in front of my parents’ doorway since I was a kid. In fact, the short walk from my parents’ home to my high-school is on the Camino to Santiago. I have shared my daily morning walks to school... read more
My life as a tour guide. Vol. 2

My life as a tour guide. Vol. 2

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 a... read more