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PT045: Spain Review

PT045: Spain Review

Released Wednesday, 7th October 2015
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PT045: Spain Review

PT045: Spain Review

PT045: Spain Review

PT045: Spain Review

Wednesday, 7th October 2015
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For our first Tortuga Retreat as a team of 3, we chose Spain: the best place to go if you're not in a hurry. Fred and Jeremy share the details of our workcation and what we'll do differently for the next one. They also share travel tips and suggestions for food and drink, where to stay, and sights to see in Bilbao, San Sebastián, Barcelona, and Madrid.

In This Episode

  • 02:00 Tortuga updates
  • 03:36 The Retreat
  • 08:42 For next time...
  • 08:50 Bilbao
  • 13:22 San Sebastián
  • 19:55 Barcelona
  • 40:38 Madrid
  • 49:05 Word to the Wise

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Links from This Episode

  • Life + Travel + Work - Our publication on Medium; check it out for pieces on living and working on your own terms
  • Join the Tortuga Backpacks Team - Come and work with us!
  • Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao - A great way to spend a couple of hours in Bilbao
  • Bar Nestor - While visiting San Sebastián, do your taste buds a favor and order the steak, tomatoes with olive oil, and roasted green peppers... you're welcome.
  • Renfe.com - A trusted site for booking train tickets for Spain
  • Airbnb - Find a rental for your next vacation spot; they've also got neighborhood guides if you're unsure of where to stay
  • Picasso Museum - In Barcelona you can check out some of Picasso's works and get detailed information through each of his periods
  • Sagrada Família & Park Güell - A few places in Barcelona where you can check out Antoni Gaudí's whimsical architecture
  • Prado Museum - Similar to the Louvre and Met in NYC; an overwhelming collection of art in Madrid

Word to the Wise

  • Jeremy: Rolladen shutters - Metal shutters that roll down on the outside of windows throughout Europe; they block out the light and make life better
  • Fred: Buying postcards when you travel - Great lightweight keepsake that also make nice gifts

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