Lekeitio: Basque Country’s Most Charming Town

How is it that before moving to Spain I’d never even heard of Basque Country? Sure, I was 19 years old and hadn’t heard of much apart from Madrid and Barcelona, but it’s hard to believe that such a beautiful place isn’t synonymous with romantic and stunning landscapes like...
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Visiting Guernica

The word Guernica brings to mind Picasso’s masterpiece which, luckily for me, hangs only a 5-minute walk from my Madrid apartment. I’ll embarrassingly admit that the first time I saw Guernica as a 20-year-old student in Madrid, I wasn’t aware of its significance. But now I’m well aware of...
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7 Photos That Will Make You Need Basque Country

We’d already gone pintxo hopping in Bilbao, devoured T-bone steaks in San Sebastian, taken a San Sebastian pintxos crawl, and even driven to colorful Saint Jean de Luz in French Basque Country, but all of our previous trips to Euskadi suddenly seemed dull compared to the sheer beauty of Bizkaia (also called Biscay...
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Visiting Saint Jean de Luz from San Sebastian

Last October we finally made our way north to discover the charms of San Sebastian, often called Spain’s best city for food lovers. I don’t know that I’d agree 100% with that title (it certainly has some tight competition in other parts of the country!) but we absolutely loved...
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