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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 [...]

June 13th, 2012|

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 [...]

June 10th, 2012|

San Sebastian

Hot Chocolate at Opila, Bilbao, Spain

I hadn’t planned to stop for a hot chocolate but when I passed this place I had no choice but to go in. Opila is a combination of two great things. It is a beautiful bakery full of different kinds of breads and a vast array of gorgeous looking desserts [...]

May 11th, 2012|

Hot Chocolate at Cafe del Arenal, Bilbao, Spain

I walked by this café a few times before I finally decided to venture in. The reason? A big florescent sign that said Chocolate y churros on the front window was all I needed. Inside the café is a little bit worn out but I found myself a little corner [...]

May 9th, 2012|

Hot Chocolate at Bistro Guggenheim, Bilbao, Spain

After an afternoon of wandering in and out of rooms full of fascinating pieces of modern art, I made my way to the café on the first floor. Considering that the Guggenheim is all about innovation and art I expected a lot from the coffee shop. I expected a fantastic [...]

May 8th, 2012|