Pazo de Galegos

Pazo de Galegos

Pazo is the Galician word for palace. Most of them were built from the 16th to the 19th centuries as the grand country residences of aristocrats. These potentates employed servants to farm their land, rear their livestock and tend their vineyards while they tended to the affairs of state. The presence of a private chapel…

Nagari Health Spa Hotel Vigo

Nagari Health & Spa Hotel Vigo

It’s not often I resort to adjectives like jaw-dropping and that hoary old favourite stunning, but yesterday I found myself groping for words to do justice to a fabulous discovery in downtown Vigo, right on the Plaza de Compostela. As I walked through the main entrance, the chatter on the café terrace reminded me that…

Little gem of Hotel in Cambados

Gem of a hotel in Cambados

A stroll around the ancient empty streets (at least in February) of Cambados is always a joy, but when one stumbles upon this absolute pearler of a boutique hotel just a few yards from the grandeur of the Praza de Fefiñans, it’s a challenge not to wander in and have a nose around. Not intending…