Photo: Mount Urgull,San Sebastián

Nearby tombstone of a fallen solder beside Mount Urgull in the Basque town of San Sebastián. My full article on Mount Urgull here, including photos + why Napoleon chose this spot.

Eat San Sebastián: Atari

Above is the signature Gin & Tonic made with juniper berries at Atari tapas bar in San Sebastián, Spain! See Atari’s website here: They are famous for their creative Pinchos! Juniper berries health benefits:

Wear San Sebastián: Trinitate Plaza

Shot Details Taken on the streets of San Sebastian, Spain, during the St Thomas Day Festival. “Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.” – Rosalind Russell

Travel Quote of The Week

“Buy the ticket, take the ride.” – Hunter S. Thompson *Taken at Hotel Maria Cristina, San Sebastián

Travel Quote of The Week

“There is beauty when something works and it works intuitively” – Jonathan Ive *Taken in San Sebastián, Spain, overlooking La Concha Bay in The Bay of Biscay. San Sebastián is a coastal town on the border between Spain + the South of France.

Explore San Sebastián: Mount Urgull

Mount Urgull is a hill by the ocean sitting at the heart of the Basque city of San Sebastián. The hill (123 m at its highest point) became a defence point since the early ages of the city foundation in the 12th century, but the walls and the military structure were reinforced especially after the…

Highlight: La Concha Bay, Bay of Biscay

View from our room while on vacation in San Sebastián recently. Here is an article The Independent Online wrote about this gorgeous European hot-spot. Hotel: Hotel Londres Food: Seafood platter, meat platter + fries at Bar Swing Donostia, as it is called in the native Basque, rose to prominence in the mid-19th century when it became…

Experience San Sebastián: St Thomas’s Day

San Sebastián is the official European Capital of Culture for 2016! It’s the principal city of the province of Gipuzkoa in the Basque Country, Spain. It’s the land of Pintxo bars and the legendary “Old Town”, dating back to when the city was founded in 1180. The annual “Saint Thomas’s Day” takes place on December…