San Sebastian

Amazing Local Markets Around the World (PHOTOS)

One of my favorite ways to experience local culture while traveling is by visiting a market. Loud, crowded and colorful, it’s easy to immerse oneself in this multi-sensory slice of daily life abroad. In every destination, I’ve found a market worth visiting, from Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market – the biggest seafood wholesaler in the world, to Bamako’s recycling market – …

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The 10 Best Things I Ate in 2012

Looking back on this phenomenal food-filled year, it’s nearly impossible to select my ten favorite foods. My Foodie International adventures took me to some of the world’s most exciting destinations, like the culinary bucket list wonderland that is San Sebastian, Spain, where I can easily name 100 amazing things I tasted that sent me spinning into foodie ecstasy. I had …

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San Sebastian Pintxos Crawl: A Basque Culinary Adventure

SAN SEBASTIAN, a small seaside city in northern Spain’s Basque Country, is currently the world’s most exciting culinary destination, with more Michelin stars per capita (currently 16) than anywhere else. San Sebastian is also famous for its outstanding pintxos – pronounced “pinchos” – Basque-style tapas. These small, savory canapés are presented in a myriad of colors, forms and flavor combinations, …

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