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Category Archives: SANTIAGO & WEST
Posts on Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Vigo, Las Islas Cies, St James Way, the Camino de Santiago.
Ready to rock? Check out Festival del Norte this spring 2012...
By admin | Published: April 7, 2012
Should you fly, ride the train, or take the bus? Or maybe....
By admin | Published: March 14, 2012
Packing is key when it comes to moving abroad, and 9 times out of 10, people pack too much...
By admin | Published: January 18, 2012
In October, the work crews in cities all over Spain start hanging the swooping Christmas lights and putting up trees. The Scoopettes...
But wait Lotto God, do not think for a minute that I would be lazy, and give up work if I won the booty. No sir! I'm the original workaholic thanks to my...
Shhhhhhhh. Listen. You may hear a shrill whistle, twittering up the scale and back down. This is a sound of old Spain...
By admin | Published: November 19, 2011
Yes, we celebrate Thanksgiving in Spain. The reason we have not written about Thanksgiving sooner is because we are celebrating on the Saturday after Thanksgiving...
By admin | Published: November 12, 2011
The Spanish love their food traditions. Dinner starts at ten p.m. Check out the Scoop for the ebb and flow of meals.
By admin | Published: November 7, 2011
We Scoopettes love the markets for traditional food in Spain. In Autumn, they are bursting with bright colors and...
By admin | Published: November 5, 2011
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
By admin | Published: November 3, 2011
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.
By admin | Published: September 12, 2011
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.'
By admin | Published: July 20, 2011
Good shopping, good food, and airports in Spain can be challenging...
By admin | Published: May 15, 2011