Where in Spain Wednesday: The Gran Teatre de Liceu in Barcelona
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Where in Spain Wednesday: The Gran Teatre de Liceu in Barcelona

If you’ve ever strolled down Barcelona’s most famous street, you’ve probably seen the Gran Teatre de Liceu. It’s one of the most striking buildings on the street.  The opera house has been around since the mid-1800s, but within its first 20 years there was a big fire. In 1994, there was another fire that destroyed … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Carmona
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Carmona

When I was living in Sevilla, I got to see tons of the lesser-known sights of the region, like the small town of Carmona.   Carmona historically has pretty extensive mix of cultures and religions, like a lot of Andalucía. Whoever was the current conqueror of the region just built their important buildings on top … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Girona
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Girona

This week, I’ve got a photo of Catalunya’s second most-famous city (probably): Girona! Girona is just about an hour away from Barcelona by train. Its small-town feel is so different from Barcelona’s edgy cosmopolitan vibe. I’d always heard that Girona is Catalonia’s second-biggest city, but actually it’s quite small (most of Barcelona’s suburbs are bigger … Continue reading

EnBarcelona: Discovering Barcelona’s Best Every Month
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EnBarcelona: Discovering Barcelona’s Best Every Month

Hello everybody! If you’ve been reading Hola Yessica for a while, you might’ve read  that I landed a position writing for a magazine a few weeks ago.  Well, the first issue of EnBarcelona has finally been released, and it looks awesome! Check out the cover: The magazine is in English and Spanish that features the … Continue reading