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Selection of food at a Pinxtos bar in San Sebastian, Spain

Our Guide to Eating Pintxos in San Sebastian, Spain

San Sebastian, Spain is the culinary epicenter for Basque Country in Northern Spain. Many visitors come to this region for the myriad Michelin-starred restaurants, which dot this small city. With a population of just under 200,000, San Sebastian manages to pack in a combined 16 Michelin stars, including 3 of the 7 three star restaurants in all of Spain. It is easy to get caught up in the glitz and glam of Michelin stars and high-end dining, but the real heart of Basque cuisine...

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Bristol Waterfront

My Bristol Weekend: Brizzle in the Drizzle

I didn’t bring my umbrella. It’s worth mentioning this because my umbrella and I single-handedly control the weather in the UK. When I bring it with me, it doesn’t rain. When I don’t bring it, it always,...

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Going Home

Every time I buckle down for the 15+ travel hours of travel to visit my family, songs about home crowd my mind. I’m lulled into a nap on the plane by Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘Homeward Bound.’ Once I’ve landed...

The Spanish fans going crazy during Euros 2016 in Nice, France

Surviving the Euros 2016 in Nice, France

Returning from Euros 2016 in Nice, I was tired and hungover. Yet, I found myself promising to return in 2020. That’s what the Euros does to you. Six months ago, a group of friends from London and Finland...

Hotel San Prudentzio in Getaria, Spain

Hotel San Prudentzio: Family and Food in Basque Country

Driving up the narrow lane, surrounded by vineyards and farmland, the Hotel San Prudentzio rises out of the landscape, perched on a hill in the Basque countryside. We left our car by the front door, and ducked inside...