Category: Spain

Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain

Guggenheim Bilbao should be on every world traveler’s bucket list. An icon of 20th-century architecture, this groundbreaking Frank Gehry-designed masterpiece was a game-changer for architects and aesthetes alike,…

Beaches of the Basque Coast

With autumn setting in and winter on its way, I’ve been feeling nostalgic for the beaches of the Basque Coast—from the flysch-carved cove of Zumaia’s Playa de Itzurun…

Getaria, Spain

This tiny coastal village on the Cantabrian Sea packs a big punch. Aside from its picturesque old town centered around the dramatic Gothic Church of San Salvador, Getaria…

Ruta del Flysch, Zumaia, Spain

Set within the Basque Coast Geopark, the Ruta del Flysch offers visitors 13 miles of scenic coastal trails, access to secluded coves, close-up views of some remarkable rock…

Hotel Iturregi, Getaria, Spain

Situated on an edenic hilltop in Getaria with commanding views of the entire Basque coastline, Hotel Iturregi was our little paradise for seven days earlier this summer. Surrounded…

Parc de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain (Part 2)

If you’re continuing your Montjuïc expedition from the Jardí Botànic, keep reading this paragraph. If you decided to split up your Montjuïc adventure over two days, skip to…

Parc de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain (Part 1)

Parc de Montjuïc spans an ancient hill overlooking the southern edge of the port of Barcelona. It is the city’s largest public space and is filled with more…

Park Güell, Barcelona, Spain

On your next trip to Barcelona, be sure to visit the architectural wonderland commonly known as Park Güell. It is a bit of a hike to get to…

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