Hot Chocolate at Bokado, San Sebastian, Spain

  I’ve had hot chocolates in a lot of different countries over the years. It always fascinates me how every country does it slightly differently. I like how the Spanish create their hot chocolate. It is usually thick and gooey here, like pudding, but still not as sweet as you would expect. Bokado is a bar/café/restaurant above the Aquarium in San Sebastian. From here you have a stunning view of the town. The café itself is very crisp and clean looking. Everything in the café is either grey or white and very modern. It is Sunday which means everyone is [...]

2017-01-04T22:41:49+00:00 June 13th, 2012|EUROPE, San Sebastian, Spain|

Hot Chocolate at Astoria 7 Hotel, San Sebastian, Spain

San Sebastian hosts a film festival every September. It is one of the main international film festivals rivalling Berlin’s and Toronto’s. This hotel has been completely inspired by these films. The lobby walls are covered in black and white pictures of film stars back in the day doing glamorous things. Each of the rooms are dedicated to a famous actor, director or producer. My room is the Cohen Brothers room, the last thing I see before I go to bed at night is a giant picture of the two of them staring right at me. If staring at their picture in [...]

2017-01-04T22:41:49+00:00 June 10th, 2012|EUROPE, San Sebastian, Spain|