Tagged: Spain

Cava Baja, Madrid, Spain

Cranky Excerpts from a Curmudgeonly 1913 Spain Guide Book

When you imagine a century-old travel guidebook about Spain, you’d expect a cornucopia of picturesque descriptions of the scenery and fascinating explanations of bygone customs. After all, isn’t a travel guide supposed to feature the unmissable highlights a...

Logroño, La Rioja, Spain

24 Hours in Lovely and Lively Logroño, Spain

If you’ve heard of the Spanish region La Rioja, it’s likely because of their world-renowned wines, in my opinion some of the best in the world. But it’s also one of Spain’s 17 comunidades autónomas,...

Plaza, Pamplona, Spain

Pamplona: More Than Just the Running of the Bulls

When you hear of Pamplona, nine times out of ten, it’s in relation to the San Fermín festival, the Running of the Bulls, popularized by Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises and annual news reports about...