Collected by N Osman
12, Calle del Laurel, 26001 Logroño, La Rioja, Spain
Easily one of my favorite tapas in all of the country, the simple combination of grilled mushrooms, garlic butter and topped with a baby shrimp and served on a toothpick is a two bite heaven. When paired with a crisp and refreshing Albariño on a...
Calle San Juan, 26586 Enciso, La Rioja, Spain
A week into the Camino de Santiago, I arrive in the city of Logrono. I have loved the little villages we have passed through, but it's nice to be in a substantially-sized city and to feel the associated energy. Not long after arriving, I learn of...
Bilbao, Biscay, Spain
The drive along the Northern coast from San Sebastian to Bilbao was amazing, filled with windy roads through the mountainous passes overlooking the gorgeous cliffs leading to the ocean. The main reason for going to Bilbao was to see the Guggenheim...
Plaza berria, 8, 48005 Bilbo, Bizkaia, Spain
Find a chair at the bar and order some pintxos, the small-plate appetizers that are traditional bar food in the Basque Country. Pair your selections with a cold beer or a glass of Txakoli, a traditional Basque white wine. For formal sit-down fare,...
Dorre Kalea, 2, 48005 Bilbo, Bizkaia, Spain
Smack in the center of old town Bilbao, in an old building, up a few creeky, battered flights of stairs, you'll find the quirky Basque Boutique Hotel. Each of the 8 guest rooms is unique. They're designed around specific places, sculptures and...
Mazarredo Zumarkalea, 77, 48009 Bilbo, Bizkaia, Spain
Hotel Miró is located kitty-corner from El Gug (the Guggenheim). The property's minimalist, sleek interior was created by Barcelona fashion icon Antonio Miró and it is a member of Design Hotels. Apart from conveying a great sense of place, what...
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