Category Spain

Astoria7 Hotel, San Sebastian

I don’t generally submit entries on hotels, but Astoria7 is special. I truly enjoyed this hotel. It’s thematically based on artists from movies that have attended the San Sebastian International Film Festival. The walls are peppered with famous faces and…
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San Sebastian Funicular

We took a Funicular up Monte Igueldo for a 360 degree view including San Sebastian and the Cantabrian coastline. It’s a slow rickety ride engulfed in beautiful greenery and the views from the top are truly stunning.
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San Sebastian, Spain

Urumea river, San Sebastian, at 6:30 in the morning after arriving by overnight train. Buen Pastor Cathedral (19th century) Beach and promenade. Iglesia de Santa Maria del Coro Church Tapas!
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Airport joyride!

A delayed flight and an ensuing line at customer service led us to take an electric car to a customer service counter at the other side of Newark airport. Mark, Sofia (friend of Xana’s on the same flight) and I…
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