Tag: Hemingway

Pamplona, casco viejo

A weekend in Pamplona

Pamplona, a sleepy city of 200,000 souls, is known chiefly for the famous San Fermines fiesta. Every July, the streets of the old town are closed off for the iconic running of the bulls, an event that invariably sees a…

5 Books about Spain – ideal gifts for Sant Jordi

You might already know that Sant Jordi (the 23rd April) is Barcelona’s annual books, love and nationalism day.  So rather than getting stuck on what to buy your sweetie, try one of our recommendations.  Here are 5 books that the…

Vista del Café Iruña

Café Iruña: where Hemingway was just another customer

  Worried that the legendary Café Iruña (Hemingway’s alleged favourite hangout in Pamplona and scene of much drinkin’ and fightin’ in The Sun Also Rises) might have been ruined by Papa’s considerable following of gap-year latte drinkers and college kids…