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#mysevilla: Debra Dorn

#mysevilla: Debra Dorn

This month we are curating a series of images perfect for vicarious living: #MySevilla. Last week you met @nuvallejo, and this week we are bringing you another ambassador of the region — Debra Dorn. Debra weaves stories of food, Andalusian traditions, life, and travel on her blog Azahar Cuisine, which is full of Sevillan color and Continue reading #mysevilla: Debra Dorn

Top 5 Day Trips from San Sebastián

Top 5 Day Trips from San Sebastián

Between the inexhaustible amount of dining options (the pintxo bars, Michelin star restaurants, cider houses, our cooking school) the beautiful beaches, and all of the cultural events and celebrations, it’s hard to actually leave San Sebastián. Yet the surroundings vie for attention, luring with their natural splendor the same way a pintxo bar tempts with Continue reading Top 5 Day Trips from San Sebastián

Top 5 Day Trips From Sevilla

Top 5 Day Trips From Sevilla

There’s enough in Sevilla to keep you entertained for days – the culinary scene alone demands endless attention – but the surroundings beckon to be explored as well. Andalucía is a region of diverse landscapes, a wonderland of impressive scenery and rich traditions. From its stately cities to its tiny mountain villages, there are so Continue reading Top 5 Day Trips From Sevilla

When in San Sebastián: The Basque Ciderhouse

When in San Sebastián: The Basque Ciderhouse

A visit to a Basque cider house is one of life’s greatest joys. That smokey txuleta washed down by tart cider; endless cries of txotx! and trips to the barrels; strangers that become friends two glasses in. It makes our hearts happy (and gets our stomachs rumbling) just to think about it all. And it just Continue reading When in San Sebastián: The Basque Ciderhouse

What To Do In Seville: Autumn Edition

What To Do In Seville: Autumn Edition

Fall just might be the most perfect time to visit Seville. Temperatures have dropped from unbearable summer highs and linger in that optimum window of 65ºF/18°C. Ideal for long walks around the city. Warm enough not to have to pack hefty winter coats, boots, and other such nuisances. Weather perfect for enjoying a cerveza and Continue reading What To Do In Seville: Autumn Edition

What To Do In San Sebastián: Rainy Day Edition

What To Do In San Sebastián: Rainy Day Edition

They say the rain in Spain stays mainly on the plain. However, we would beg to differ. There’s a reason it’s so green up here in the North, and it’s a function of the profuse rainfall. San Sebastián gets about 140 days of rain per year, and we just so happen to be heading into Continue reading What To Do In San Sebastián: Rainy Day Edition

Getting To San Sebastián : Biarritz

Getting To San Sebastián : Biarritz

This summer, it’s becoming even easier to get to San Sebastián (and by extension, to our incredibly delicious food tours and cooking classes).  New flights are opening up from the Biarritz airport, which is a mere forty-minute ride from San Sebastián. And a mere 50 minutes from London. You do the math.  Here’s how you Continue reading Getting To San Sebastián : Biarritz

Visiting the Basque Country

Visiting the Basque Country

There are new flights available to arrive in the Basque Country. Googling “Paris to Biarritz” or “London to Biarritz” will bring up flight options with airlines AirFrance, easyJet, RyanAir & more. You can fly into San Sebastián Airport, Bilbao Airport or Biarritz Airport. There is a PESA bus or Euskotren train (change of station required) from Biarritz to Donostia-San Sebastián. Also Continue reading Visiting the Basque Country