Thursday, February 22, 2024

Is bar-hopping in San Sebastian as good as its three Michelin star restaurants?

THE idea was as intriguing as it was exciting: To compare one of San Sebastian’s famous three Michelin-starred restaurants with its world-famous tapas district. A dedicated gourmet, I had long wanted to experience the delights of what, Lonely Planet has now described as its ‘number...

VUELTA A ESPANA: Your virtual Tour of Spain

TWENTY-TWO teams, 21 stages and three weeks of spectacular aerial footage of Spain allowing you to watch a gripping race while planning your next trip.
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Why Pamplona’s running of the bulls is still promoted as a cultural event –...

THE San Fermin ‘running of the bulls’ is a famous – and controversial – festival in Pamplona, Navarra region, where men and beasts run together in an enclosed space (‘encierro’). Gorings are common and 16 deaths have occurred, over time. This year, the dangerous spectacle...

Nine breathtaking UNESCO sites in Spain to start with

Spain has been a centre of Roman, Islamic, Christian and colonial empires which have turned the nation into open-air museum of wonders that move, inspire and send you home with a changed perspective on life. There are 43 UNESCO sites in Spain – the third-most...
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Vitoria-Gasteiz: Why this little visited city in northern Spain should be on your travel...

A SPANISH city that is little visited by tourists has been chosen by National Geographic as one of the best destinations for travel. The prestigious National Geographic magazine has drawn up a list of the 25 best destinations to travel to in 2021, including a...
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Renfe offers the chance to see Spain’s history in style on new luxury trains

RENFE is offering four new luxury train routes transporting passengers across historic locations of Spain in the height of style.  The experience of using Renfe trains to get from A to B as quickly as possible is a world away from the rail company’s new...
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The Best Cities for Enjoying Easter in Spain

TAKE advantage of the long weekend. We have everything you need to plan your perfect escape... Sevilla  The capital of Andalucia and the largest city in southern Spain, Sevilla is held in such high regard that people speak of it in awed tones, from the Plaza de Espana...
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Simply the Best: Top 20 exciting and luxurious places in Spain

LOOKING for somewhere out of this world for the perfect escape in Spain? Want a place to really luxuriate and properly treat a loved one?  Already know the Costas and the capital city? Well here is the Olive Press’ hand-picked guide of 20 places to check...

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