Exploring the “Route of the Faces”  in Spain
Mar10

Exploring the
“Route of the Faces”
in Spain

I live in southern Spain and recently visited a good friend in Madrid – the capital city, right in the heart of the country. While I love the city, its vibe, the shopping and the food, I felt I needed an escape from the crowds and noise, and my friend came up with the perfect solution. It was the weekend and I piled into her car with a small bag, heading off for what was to me, strange and new pastures. She told me nothing about the...

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Bandits of Barcelona
Oct14

Bandits of Barcelona

Retrospectively my priorities were probably somewhat skewed, but I remember experiencing a strong sense of loss for the chocolate that was in my bag. Admittedly it wasn’t any ordinary chocolate, but a chocolate with the pinnacle percentile of cocoa, which is 78 by the way, as well as the promise of zesty pieces of orange, but the benefit of hindsight has allowed me to see that the theft of my passport, phone and money should...

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Driving the White Villages of Andalucia
Dec31

Driving the White Villages of Andalucia

Andalucia and its White Villages Driving Southern Spain Driving in a foreign country can intimidate the best of us. My first time driving in Southern Spain, I worried about mysterious traffic rules and weird signage – all of which would be in español! How would I get from place to place without roadside disaster? Calmer thinking prevailed when I ultimately decided that if I wanted to get the most out of southern Spain and its White...

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Uncovering Mojacar Man in a Spanish Resort
Mar15

Uncovering Mojacar Man in a Spanish Resort

Travel Mojacar Our First Time in Mojacar This was the first trip to Mojacar for my wife and I. This resort town in the Province of Almería, southern Spain is pronounced “Mahaca” and shouldn’t be confused with the island of Majorca. Before we booked our trip about the only thing we where aware of about the resort was its internationally recognized Mojacar Man or Indalo Man symbol. We drove into Mojacar with slight trepidation as always...

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Real Basque Country Cuisine
Oct07

Real Basque Country Cuisine

  Five Transformative Food Experiences in Basque Country KANSAS CITY, MO, Oct. 1, 2013 – For authentic dining and people experiences, a specialist in cultural travel suggests foregoing the so-called “trophy” restaurants and sitting down at simpler tables. For example, in northern Spain, it’s a cliché that San Sebastian has more Michelin-starred restaurants per capita than any other city in the world. Scoring a reservation at one...

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Pintxos, San Sebastian, Basque Country
Aug24

Pintxos, San Sebastian, Basque Country

Pintxos in San Sebastian When Seeing Pintxos, Think Tapas Pintxos, In Spain’s Basque country, it’s important to know a few words of the Basque language especially in the city of San Sebastián. This hotbed of Basque nationalism is known as, Donostia, locally and there are other words that visitors should become acquainted. In the Basque Country there are no tapas bars – instead they are referred to as pintxos bars, but the idea is the...

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Party Packages in Barcelona and Ibiza
May09

Party Packages in Barcelona and Ibiza

Libertyville, IL, April 9, 2013 – Party-loving travelers alert! Tourcrafters is offering a one-week package to two Spanish hot spots that starts at only $989.  Their Barcelona/Ibiza package, which departs every Sunday from May 5 to October 30, includes three nights’ hotel accommodation in Barcelona, a half day tour of Barcelona, round-trip flight Barcelona-Ibiza, four nights’ hotel accommodation in Ibiza and a buffet breakfast...

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Spain’s Best Flea Market
Mar27

Spain’s Best Flea Market

Antiques and Jazz in Sant Cugat del Vallès Mercantic, in Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain, is an antiques and flea market. Living in Barcelona This fall, I’m living and working in Barcelona. Actually, I should amend that: I’m living and taking long walks and eating my way through Barcelona one chocolate croissant and cafè con leche at a time. And, every now and then, I’m doing a bit of work. Barcelona has so much to...

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The Camino de Santiago, Spain
Jan23

The Camino de Santiago, Spain

The Way of Saint James Out In The Know Traveler crew hit the Los Angeles Travel Adventure Show in Long Beach. Here is one of our stops to visit with Samantha of Marly Tours. Learn more about this spiritual walking tour in Northern Spain with our own Audrey Ngo. And now, ITKT’s Video about the Camino de Santiago Camino de Santiago in the map For more stories about Spain on In The Know...

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Madrid Gastrofestival 2013
Dec19

Madrid Gastrofestival 2013

Spain Cuisine Celebrated at Event With less than two months to go to the gastronomic event of the year in Madrid, its programme is brimming with suggestive and appetizing new offerings. Held from January 19 to February 3 2013, Gastrofestival is organised by Madrid Visitors & Convention Bureau in collaboration with Madrid Fusión and offers an array of activities and culinary experiences in the city. This annual event is the...

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