Happy new year

Happy new year

 2022 WHAT A YEAR! This has really been an emotional roller-coaster.  We all thought that the world was upside-down when COVID hit in 2020 and 2021, then Putin came in 2022 to let us know that he could shake things even harder. He has decided to start WWIII on his... read more
Covid Update in Spain- February

Covid Update in Spain- February

Every three months I try to write an update on the COVID situation here in Spain. The vaccination rate is going super well, we have 86% of the population with the double shot and 51% with the buster. Starting this week people with health issues will get their 4th and... read more
Covid in Spain

Covid in Spain

I personally think that Spain is doing pretty well with the vaccination process against COVID 19. At this point we have 80% of the population vaccinated with two doses. The third one (the booster) has already started and 90% of our population who are over 75 years... 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
Literature on the change!

Literature on the change!

It seems that this pandemic has its days numbered, soon we will be back to normal, or at least back to a “new normal”. But what will this idea of a new normal look like? All along in history after a crisis of this magnitude, be it a world war or a global pandemic,... 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