12-day Road trip North of Spain

Even in the Summer months, the north coast of Spain has moderate temperatures, with days of rain and sunshine. We took a trip in July starting the drive from Madrid and leading us passed the foodie capital of San Sebastián, Guggenheim-city Bilbao, the medieval towns of Castillo y León, and along the Galicia with ports and […]

24 hours in Bilbao

As part of our road trip in Spain, our visit to Bilbao was cut short by a flat tire.  Avis did their utmost to make the car swap as smooth as possible but we still lost a whole morning.  The result is that Bilbao is now on my list of cities to visit for a weekend […]

Sepúlveda, an old medieval town

If you are heading to Bilbao or San Sebastian from Madrid Airport it is an easy 90 minute drive to  stop for the night in Sepúlveda, a small town located in the province of Segovia, Castile and León. It is an old medieval town, with pretty squares and lots of informal restaurants and tapas bars. Hospedería […]