Bilbao Day Trip Idea: Puerto Viejo, Algorta

Bilbao can easily be seen in a weekend, and if you’re really ambitious, squeezed into 24 hours. Lots of tourists drop in before heading out to San Sebastián, but a quick trip to the Bizkaia province leaves out so many beautiful places. Puerto Viejo in Algorta – up the river from Bilbao on the coast – is one of those places that gets overlooked, leaving it for only for those who’ve done their research. Luckily, I’m here to make things easier for you and point you in the direction of a perfect Bilbao day trip.



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Life Lately + Your Questions, Answered!


After a long, wet winter, spring has been welcomed with open arms here in Basque Country. The city feels alive: people are out on terraces sipping wine (even though the rain truly stops no one here!), the region is greener than ever, daylight until 9:30PM! This week, however, as the rest of Spain is enjoying a heat wave, we’re being pounded by rain, wind and chilliness. Ugh! There’s certainly a price to pay for so much pretty greenery, but I digress. [Read more…]

My Favorite Blogging Tools + Resources


I’m pretty sure I’ve never written a post about blogging in the history of this blog, but when I find something good, I like to share it. Whether you’re a blogger or not, I think you can find some of these useful, especially if you’re a writer, freelancer, designer, etc. I’ve been blogging since 2009, so I’ve learned a thing or two and have found lots of tools along the way that I use and love. I hope my favorite blogging tools help you as much as they’ve helped me!  [Read more…]