Although Bilbao is not known for its knock-out beauty, it’s def a must while in the north of Spain. The city’s appearance reflects its history as an industrial hub, but investments over the past few decades have breathed new life into the city: The Guggenheim, inaugurated in 1997, has become one of the world’s best-known museums. Below I sum up my weekend in Bilbao, featuring pintxos, pinturas (paintings), and paseos (strolls), from my visit with friends in July 2021 😍.
Before visiting San Sebastian, I was worried. People talked up this place like it was some unearthly paradise – ranting about the beaches, raving about the food – and I feared that it wouldn’t live up to the hype. Not the case. SanSe is as amazing as people say it is. Continue reading “The 10 Best Views in San Sebastian: The City That Lives Up to the Hype”