Lost in Suances

Suances is a little town just on the outskirts of Santander.  A convenient spot to spend a last night before the trek to Santander Airport. It was a last minute choice for us, based on what was accommodation was available on short notice. Literally booked the morning we departed...

Llanes – a pleasant surprise

When I was planning our Spanish roadtrip, I spent quite some time looking up where was best to visit along the Northern coast of Spain. It’s really difficult to narrow down your choices. So many stunning photos of the coastline along the Costa Verde, not enough time to check them all...

Bilbao – whoa whoa whoa

We’ve spent a few days now in Spain, and urban life just isn’t agreeing with the Rascal. He’s starting to lose his tenuous grasp on sanity at being so confined. He sees every room we stay in as an invitation to find innovative ways to break furniture, or parts...

Tenerife: Snakes on a Plane

We don’t have a good relationship with Ryanair (who does??). The break-up ocurred many years back when things went wrong on a trip and Ryanair, of course, took advantage of the opportunity to totally fleece us. It was the final straw, and we swore off using them unless there...