It’s hard to believe, but the last month of 2020 is upon us. After the great interest in the virtual tour marathon organized to celebrate International Tourism Day, some of the agencies of CTU (Urban Culture and Tourism) have decided to provide you with new opportunities to travel from the comfort of your own home:
Author Archives: Charlotte
Restrictions. Confinement. Sinking moral. Things are far from rosy these days. Many of us are cut off from the people and places we love or would love to visit. Places with so much to offer, like LA RIOJA, especially at this time of year,
Olvídate de las fronteras y del tiempo. Gracias a la tecnología, hoy puedes viajar a cualquier época y a cualquier lugar.
Por eso, este domingo, el 27 de septiembre 2020, para celebrar el Día Internacional del Turismo, Romotur y el resto de empresas de la Asociación Cultura y Turismo Urbano (CTU),
By Charlotte Gérard
It has always struck me how the Basque Country – a region with its own language and very strong regional identity, policies and politics – manages to achieve a regional-global balance. It strives no only to preserve its own cultural identity and uniqueness,
» Read more about: Volunteering with the Red Cross »Romotur’s Nikole Garcia on her experience
How long have you been volunteering at the Red Cross and what motivated you to start?
They called me last week to see if I was still available (I had signed up towards the end of March).
Q: Tamara, how did this initiative come about?
Tamara: The idea came from a lot of information. There aren’t any masks in the pharmacies or even via internet. I saw that those around me needed them,
While some events have been canceled, others are being postponed. We are happy that this is the case with the Eroica Hispania, a very special cycling event, which will take place around Haro in the La Rioja wine region in October of this year.
» Read more about: Responsible shopping tourism »A project to promote local brands, stores and products in the Basque Country
Responsible tourism is, by now, a pretty wide-spread concept – maybe not necessarily in practice, but governments, the tourism industry and even individuals are increasingly aware of the importance of sustainable and responsible tourism.
Bilbao recognizes the work of 173 entrepreneurs with a special “baldosa”
La baldosa de Bilbao – the sidewalk tile you often see throughout the Basque Country, but especially in Bilbao – is arguably one of THE symbols of this city.
(Partial translation of original Spanish-language article)
11 restaurants of the Basque Country receive a Repsol Guide Sun
The Repsol Guide has awarded a Repsol Guide Sun to the restaurants Arrea! (Álava), Casa Garras, Porrue (Vizcaya), Bailara, Bodega Katxiña,