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The San Fermin Festival has been a tradition since the 15th century that takes place in a region of the country that actually has its own language. On paper, that could be intimidating to some international travelers, but do not fret, Bucket List Eve
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Having lived in Pamplona all my life, I firmly believe there is no sound more characteristic of San Fermines than the one of the Pamplona Peñas. You can't miss them. When you are walking down the street in Pamplona during the San Fermin and sudde
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Pamplona doesn’t mess around when it comes to their fireworks. They have a reputation to uphold. Fireworks have been a part of the San Fermin since the 16th century, and as the technology has improved, so have the shows. Today, the teams use dig
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UPDATE: The 2021 San Fermin has been cancelled. The organizers of the San Fermin Festival have released the 2021 Running of the Bulls schedule and due to the cancellation of the 2020 edition, we are expecting a celebration unlike any other. Per u
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It’s been two weeks since the organizers of the San Fermin and Oktoberfest festivals made the emotional announcement that there would not be a 2020 edition for either event. While our staff has begrudgingly accepted this reality for now, we know it
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Navarra, Spain, attracts a diverse mix of travelers each year. For centuries, those in search of a religious experience have passed through its lush lands during their pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, while nature lovers have nourished their sou
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If you ask us, the Running of the Bulls is the epitome of adventure travel. Where else can you deliberately put it all on the line against a herd of bovines? Each year, we help open the door for hundreds of people who want to participate in the one
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[caption id="attachment_13467" align="alignnone" width="2000"] *Photo from followthecamino.com[/caption] This is part three of a series written by our Bucket List Events guides. Here is: Part 1 - Camino de Santiago Packing List Part 2 - C
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Frequently Asked Questions This is the second part of our ultimate Camino de Santiago Guide. Click HERE for part one for packing advice. Click HERE for information about the Running of the Bulls. Accommodations Cassidy: The first quest
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Where does Hemingway fit in with the San Fermin? Ubiquitous. That’s the best word to describe the man. All it takes is a 10 minute walk around Pamplona, and you will likely find yourself face to face with Ernest Hemingway in one form or another
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The 8-day long San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain is the perfect mixture of tradition, celebration, and old-school entertainment. The Running of the Bulls is perhaps the closest thing  to ancient Roman gladiator combats or medieval jousting tour
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What do you wear for the run of your life? Pamplona's traditional Running of the Bulls costume of course! Like any great festival, the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain is surrounded by legend and tradition. A legend of martyrdom and communi
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  San Sebastian...a town of costal food, shopping, hiking, meandering, and so much more. Personally, the food alone was enough of an attraction to make a day trip worth while. Our clients add a similar experience while joining us in Pamplona du
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If you were to assign personality profiles to each European country, Spain would definitely fill the slot for the warmest and most fun-loving nation. And it's easy to see why. Spain has every ingredient included in the perfect recipe for a good ti
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Headed to Pamplona this summer to watch the legendary Running of the Bulls festival? Chances are you'll be flying into Barcelona's El Prat airport before heading 430 km northwest to Pamplona. But you know what they say: travel is about the journey
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Pamplona is a small city of less than 200,000 residents in the north of Spain's Navarre region. Eclipsed by bustling metropoles like Barcelona and Madrid, the name Pamplona doesn't generate much recognition worldwide. But for eight days each July
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Did you know that the Camino de Santiago runs right through the Running of the Bulls course? And we mean, right through it. Before we share information on this extraordinary tradition of the region, we should point out that our company does not
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[caption id="attachment_5262" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Donning Cubbie Blue with fellow guide Matthew, 2014[/caption] Hi, my name it Toby, and I’m in love with Running with the Bulls. There, I’ve admitted it. It started out as most first
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