Friday, July 1, 2022

Katie Sims in Pamplona

Blood-covered monsters and solar panels – Carnival in Navarra!

The carnivals of Navarra are almost prehistoric in ritual and rural legend

The mighty Camino de Santiago

Olive Press blogger Katie Sims is flirting with the idea of the Camino de Santiago

Romance in Bilbao

The romance echoes over the cobbled streets, past the black rimmed shop windows and streams down the sparkling bridge-laced river to the impressive Guggenheim Museum

Look up, it’s Granada!

Granada requires a neck with 360-degree movement, some billowing hippy trousers and an empty tapas-hungry stomach

Cool mountain lamb and sizzling sweet peppers

Katie Sims visits the community market of El Mercado Santo Domingo in Pamplona

Skiing in Spain – The next big thing

It's all downhill now for Olive Press blogger Katie Sims

Save Erasmus!

The possible bankruptcy of the Erasmus programme was something that hit a nerve with me...

“Martintxos is the new Juevintxos”

Katie Sims in Pamplona joins the Olive Press blogging team - and discovers the local pintxos (tapas) in the Navarra region

The shifting streets of Seville

In true Semana Santa style, there was rain. When there is rain, the processions are postponed and people weep in disappointment

Fast-forward in the Pyrenees

The Pyrenees is transformed for summer. Bears, snakes, ice-cold rivers and bemused locals

Sour grapes

Happy New Year - I missed a massive carnival in Pamplona!

Do you fancy an adventure, sir? Find somewhere new near you!

Golly chaps, it’s Geocaching time with the Famous Five. The world is reliving their childhood with a mischievous treasure hunt that is guided by a virtual network of clues. Warning: childish behaviour is inevitable!

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