Category Archives: SANTIAGO & WEST

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

Tips for Budget Travel in Spain – Save Some Euro Bucks!

Sites to check for cheapo travel in Spain. These are a few we use!
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Scoopette Bucket List 2: Itchy Feet, Hungry Heart

Life is short and must be lived to the fullest. Here's my list of things to see, do, learn, experience in SPAIN!
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Car Rental Ramblings

Living in the city, not many of our friends have cars. Renting a car makes us feel like adults. No waiting for buses... .
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How To Jump Around Europe From Spain

Tips for country hopping from Spain...Where do you want to go next?
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Beaches, Beauty, And Bars In Galicia

If Cat Gaa could live two places at once, it would be Seville and Galicia. Our guest writer and expert from Southern Spain faces the dilemma that many...
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Spanish Music this Spring – Festival Do Norte 2012 – Galicia

Ready to rock? Check out Festival del Norte this spring 2012...
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Train, Plane, Bus? How to Travel Around Spain

Should you fly, ride the train, or take the bus? Or maybe....
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6 Tips On Moving To Spain

Packing is key when it comes to moving abroad, and 9 times out of 10, people pack too much...
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Shhhhhhhhh, Knifesharpeners Are Coming – Old Spain

Shhhhhhhh. Listen. You may hear a shrill whistle, twittering up the scale and back down. This is a sound of old Spain...
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Daily Bread – Food Traditions

The Spanish love their food traditions. Dinner starts at ten p.m. Check out the Scoop for the ebb and flow of meals.
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Get Stoned on Love and Peace on the Cies Islands – Galicia

Stoned on nature, because goodness knows we didn't smuggle pot with us on the plane from Barcelona. My mind went quiet and putty like. Time disappeared. Peace prevailed. What I have been trying forever to get right in my yoga classes was easy to do on the Cies Islands: think of nothing.
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Camino de Santiago, Walking the Walk…

When a friend of mine said he was going to do the Camino de Santiago again this year, but starting in Paris, I said, 'You're insane.'
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8 Tips – Alleviate Airport Anxiety in Modern Spain

Good shopping, good food, and airports in Spain can be challenging...
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