Category Archives: SANTIAGO & WEST

Posts on Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Vigo, Las Islas Cies, St James Way, the Camino de Santiago.

There’s Gold In Those Hills – Las Médulas

Visiting a Roman gold mine near Leon. 20,000 pounds of gold extracted a year in Las Médulas...
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The Five People You Meet on the Camino de Santiago

Who might you meet if you walk the Camino de Santiago?
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What Should You Pack For ‘El Camino De Santiago’?

Tips to packing for El Camino de Santiago....
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Water Tells A Story Of Asturias

Water is the essence of Asturias...
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On The Cheese Making Trail In Asturias

I’m eating one of the best meals of my life, seated between...
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Asturias Buzzards Welcome You To Spains Largest Park

The Spain Scoop adds the expert advice on outdoor wilderness...
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What Is Clara? Bitter Kas? Drinking It Up In Spain

Know how to order unusual drinks in the bar and restaurant culture in Spain...
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Wallet Rules: How Do You Tip In Spain?

How to tip in bars and restaurants in Spain.
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You Gotta See Spain: La Coruña

There exists a place in Spain where flamenco chords are swapped for the shrill call of a bagpipe...
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You Gotta See Spain: 7 Must-Visit Cities

Our tips on Spain's top cities to visit.
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Celebrating The Epiphany In Spain

I am of the belief that Spanish children may be among some of the luckiest in the world. Why? Well, because not only do they get to celebrate...
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Christmas Is Softer In Spain

You won't see the mad Christmas commercialization in Spain today. Christmas is softer, kinder...
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Day Of The Dead In Spain

But what Spain does celebrate, is Dia de Todos Los Santos, or All Saint's Day, celebrated on November 1st. Traditionally this day, where most businesses are shut down and people have the day off of work, is for friends and families to visit the graves of their loved ones who have passed away
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11 Restaurants Rules You Need To Know-Customs In Spain

For restaurants, customs in Spain are different. Here are eleven restaurant rules to make travel easier...
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Photo Friday: Where In Spain Was This Photo Taken?

Photo Friday: Where In Spain Was This Photo Taken?
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