Atxondo, Spain —We sent our Spanish friends—a couple devoted to food, architecture, textiles and various other sensibilities of living thoughtfully—an e-mail announcing our imminent arrival in San Sebastián . "Free for lunch or dinner?" we asked.
It's worth getting up early in Scarborough: this is the east coast and dawn can be spectacular. The town spreads around two broad bays with a promontory in between, topped by the castle – Brontë fans will want to go up there via St Mary's churchyard.
My mother lugged her suitcase, as well as my own Mickey Mouse suitcase, behind her as we made our way through the airport in 1997. I wore hideously patterned short, a basic white t-shirt with a Disney character etched into the front and clung to my.
If you'd rather stray far from the tourist trail, the Basque Coast Geopark is a delight. It's a protected area of the coastline around Mutriku, Deba, and Zumaia. There are 13km of cliffs made up of flysch (shale bed) deposits which have created layered.
France road trip : Perpignan, Cathar castles and the Spanish border .... Spend the night at the Gîte San Feliu in Llo (€96 for two half board; €62 B&B), with its wild herb garden that owner Anne Constantin uses in her escalivada (aubergine and pepper stew.
Spain does the traditional seaside pleasures as well as anywhere. At San Sebastián's famous La Concha beach, holidaymakers wash their feet before then hot footing it to the old town for some of city's equally famed gourmet pinxtos.• Follow Eddie Smith.
Our globetrotting readers have been traveling around the world, visiting Bhutan, Spain ... Travel tips: “The city is immaculate, intimate and informal. Plan on walking everywhere and enjoying the magnificent architecture and welcoming people. San.
DENVER - The University of Denver men's basketball team headed overseas to Spain on August 25. The Pioneers will play four games during their 10-day stay in the country and fans can find daily updates from their trip right here.
He was alluding to the uptick in anti-tourist vandalism and street demonstrations that have occurred in Barcelona, Majorca, Valencia and San Sebastian in recent weeks. Last month, a sightseeing bus in Barcelona was attacked by masked assailants who .
The trip was provided by the Spanish and Bilbao tourist boards, spain .info and bilbaoturismo.net, flights by Vueling, which flies daily from Gatwick to Bilbao, from €70 return. For air raid shelter visits, contact Guernica tourist office at turismo.
My plan to traverse the northern coast of Spain on the Feve (Ferrocarriles de Vía Estrecha) railway was questioned by hotel hosts, sidrería owners and once (justifiably) by a taxi driver who rescued me when the train failed to show one day. I'm far.
San Sebastián (or Donostia in Basque) is one of the most elegant coastal towns on the Iberian peninsula. It's also a mecca for foodies, with more Michelin-starred restaurants per capita than anywhere in the world except Kyoto. For a town with fewer.
Situated on the Bay of Biscay and nuzzled between the regions of Castile and León, Asturias, and the Basque Country, Cantabria is one of the most beautiful and interesting regions of Spain ... My office is in San Sebastian, but I try to come here for.
In San Sebastián , that role is played by Tabakalera, a former tobacco factory that reopened last year as a center for contemporary culture. The enormous six-level complex presents an ever-changing mix of exhibitions and events, from film screenings and .