Democracy in Spain

Democracy in Spain

The word democracy comes from the ancient Greek word demokratia, “demos” means people + “kratos” means rule. So, democracy means a government ruled by the people. Here in Spain, Democracy is a new word for us. We have only lived in a democracy since 1975.  ... read more
OTAZU THE BEST WINERY IN THE NORTH OF SPAIN

OTAZU THE BEST WINERY IN THE NORTH OF SPAIN

The Roman Empire gave so much to Spain. Besides art, history and language, they brought the pleasure of wine-making. We have 96 different appellations of origin (in Spain, we say Denominación de Origen, or D.O.), and each one of them has its own personality. You find... read more
Walking the CAMINO will change your life

Walking the CAMINO will change your life

What is the Camino de Santiago? Where does it start? Who was Santiago? What is the motivation to pilgrimage for over 600 miles? ….  So many questions!  I am going to tell what I have learned about it. I have walked it twice, and as soon as I can, I will go there... read more
Try to survive the running of the bulls

Try to survive the running of the bulls

Ok let´s face it, when you think about Pamplona, the first thing that comes to mind is the non-stop party that we have between July 6th and July 14th, but your second thought should be, how on earth, you do the running of the bulls. I hope you don´t need any advice in... read more
COVID19 strange times

COVID19 strange times

This COVID 19 has changed many things in the way we relate to people. It has created social distancing. Has made the world wear facemasks, now we don´t get to see facial expressions any more. I hate all of these things. I guess I am very Mediterranean, and I need... read more