Abroad in Europe, spain

Pamplona’s Top 5

The capital of Navarre was made famous by Hemingway's novel 'The Sun Also Rises' and is now known throughout the world as the location of the annual bull run at the San Fermín Festival. Not only do tourists flock to the city for the July fiesta, but pilgrims make their way through the town on… Continue reading Pamplona’s Top 5

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San Sebastián: a spontaneous trip to a seaside stunner

San Sebastián (or Donostia, to give it its Basque name) is the capital of the Guipuzcoa province and a favourite destination for those wanting to soak up a bit of sun and a bit of culture. So, one Saturday in November we decided we wanted to see this gorgeous coastal town for ourselves. The temperature… Continue reading San Sebastián: a spontaneous trip to a seaside stunner

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A long weekend in Madrid

We've been to Madrid a couple of times in the last year and we've completely fallen in love with it! During our most recent visit to the city we stayed at the Hotel Only You Atocha. We arrived in Madrid by train from Pamplona and the hotel was in a perfect location, just across the… Continue reading A long weekend in Madrid