Category Archives: Spain

Good vibrations in San Sebastian with tea by the beach over the border

There’s something magical about San Sebastian. I always loved the curve of the beach and the light, but now we’ve found a wonderful place for tea or coffee, making this my favourite city in Spain by far. When I lived … Continue reading

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Getting pampered in Pamplona – if you like good coffee and tea, that is

The first port of call for many a visitor to Pamplona has to be the Café Iruña. It’s been there for well over 100 years, judging by its décor today, it probably hasn’t changed much in that time, and it … Continue reading

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Basque berets, bridges, Egyptian teas and 140 year old cafés in Bilbao

We didn’t find any ‘specialist’, artisan or ‘third wave’ coffee in Bilbao, but the café that’s been going since 1871 more than made up for that, and the Egyptian tea room was full of oriental delights. I first came to … Continue reading

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