No Bull, Hey!

No Bull, Hey!  San Fermin Bull Festival – Pamplona, Spain. July 7-14, 2009, 4 Days – 3 Nights,   From only $1229.00* The exhilarating Running of the Bulls festival in Pamplona, Navarra, in north central Spain dates back to the 14th Century. This huge week-long celebration, made famous by Ernest Hemingway, honors the city’s patron saint,Continue reading “No Bull, Hey!”

When I think of Spain…

I recently came across an article about the air quality in Spain. It got me to think…what does Spain mean to me? Well…for most people they associate Spain with things like the distinct architecture, Don Quixote, Pablo Picasso, Pedro Almodovar, football (aka soccer in North America), tapas, paella, flamenco, Ibiza, bull fighting, and the CastileContinue reading “When I think of Spain…”

European Destinations with a Difference

Now that the European seasonal flights are well under way, don’t just set your sights on the capitals and the well known cultural cities but think further afield to the mediterranean hot spots, places like Greece, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, and Turkey to name but a few. During the summer, Vancouver is connected to the hubContinue reading “European Destinations with a Difference”