I am from the Basque Country in the North of Spain where green landscapes meet the sea. Since I was little, I have traveled through Spain as my family comes from different regions of the country.
As a student, I spent a year living in France and many summers in England. I made many friends and really dove into the local culture, but I also discovered how much I like to travel.
When I ended my degree in Marketing, I moved to Madrid, loud, chaotic and always exciting! It is a very welcoming city where I have met people from all around the world.
Being Basque, my passion for food is strong and when I am not travelling you will probably find me cooking or exploring the expansive gastronomic offerings of Madrid.
I am also a movie buff and as much as I can I love to add filming sites from movies and series into my trips! One my latest trips included some Game of Thrones sites in Morocco!
What places and activities do you specialize in?
"Unique experiences in Spain. Guided tours and activities to discover the local side of the country. Gastronomic tours and wine tourism. 100% hand-made itineraries."
How did you get involved in travel?
"I had always worked in sales and marketing departments but when the chance to work in the travel industry came, I jumped for it!
I like to think that destiny had something to do with it as I have been planning trips for my family, friends and myself for a long time. It just felt right from the beginning!
I love the planning process as much as the trip itself. For some of my trips, I have even crafted my own travel guides!
When I travel, I love getting lost and discovering hidden corners, that is why I love the liberty of a road trip. However, I also love the hustle and bustle of big cities. "
Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.
"The first time I visited Paris it was in the company of a Parisian friend. I stayed at her home in an arrondissement where daily life happened but not far from the touristic center.
Without any doubt, the highlight of that trip was our visit to the Louvre. It was almost closing time in the evening and when we arrived at the Mona Lisa, we realized we were ALONE in the hall!
We had the amazing luck of admiring the painting in silence in a really intimate way until the security guard kindly asked us to leave.
The guidance of my friend really made a huge difference and although it wasn’t a long trip, I really had the feeling of connecting with the city in a very local way!
I always have that purpose in mind when I plan my trips and I will for sure have it in mind when I plan yours!"
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In 12 days you can not only see three of Spain's major regions, but you can do so in style and luxury. It starts with tours by land and air of Barcelona, followed by some cultural tours (including an art hop) in Madrid. Finally, you'll end up in Seville, the capital of Andalusia, which is famous for Moorish palaces and incredible tapas cuisine.
This 13-day itinerary takes you from Seville to Jerez de la Frontera for the ultimate tour through Spain's Andalusia region. Along the route, you'll visit scenic villages like Ronda, set on a spectacular gorge, discover gorgeous Moorish architecture, and enjoy fabulous tapas in true Spanish style.
With a week and a day in Spain, you can hit the highlights of two or three different regions. That would include stops in the most famous cities in the country like Barcelona and Madrid, plus allow time for island hopping. Take a road trip through Andalusia, laze on the beaches of Ibiza, discover the hidden coves of the Costa Brava, and more with these unique itineraries.
A week is enough time to experience the highlights in a couple of different regions of Spain. You can sample the legendary cuisine of the Basque Country, laze on Mediterranean beaches, tour Madrid, and enjoy some unique culture in the southern Andalusia region. Below we list five different itineraries that show you how.
Visit the sunny islands of Lanzarote and La Graciosa on this active 8-day adventure. From sweeping views of the ocean to ancient volcanoes and dreamy beaches, the islands' landscapes will leave you wanting more. Kayak along the coast, go hiking and mountain biking in the north and explore Cesar Manrique's art in the Jameos del Agua lava caves.
This 8-day itinerary is pure holiday bliss on the Mediterranean. Kick off the trip in Barcelona, an enchanting European city that needs no introduction, where you'll have a few days to explore Gaudi's architectural masterpieces and the popular gastro scene (i.e. tapas galore). From here, you'll jet off to the capital of cool—Ibiza island—for five days of white-sand beaches, sparkling seas, and serious bohemian relaxation.
Recent trip reviews for Angela
Andalusian Spain during Christmas and New Year 2019 · Spain - Dec 23 - Jan 5, 2020
It was less than a month away when we finally decided on Andalusia, Spain as the destination for our family trip during Christmas and New Year 2019. Being last minute and high traffic period, I turned to kimkim for help in connecting with our local Spain travel specialist Angela for her expert advice. She was fantastic in helping to reshape our itinerary based on understanding of our hopes and needs as well as logistic challenges of traveling among various cities sometimes during public... read more