Category Archives: SANTIAGO & WEST

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

It’s Not About Halloween In Spain: 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...
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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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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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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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Photo Scoop: Orgasm Art, Octopus and Ferries in Vigo, Spain

I went to Vigo for Cies but would go back for the food....
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Celebrating in Santiago de Compostela – Spanish Summer Festivals

Head to Galicia, to mystical Santiago de Compostela at the end of July for this festival...
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