Where in Spain Wednesday – Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter

Here’s one of my favorite areas of Barcelona – the gorgeous Gothic quarter.  It’s a bit misleading to call it just the Gothic Quarter. You can see remains from all the way back to the Roman days, as well as modernist touches here and there. It’s really layers upon layers of different eras, and you … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – the Aqueduct of Segovia
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Where in Spain Wednesday – the Aqueduct of Segovia

Here’s a photo from Segovia, one of the prettiest places I went to in Castilla y León. This aqueduct is left over from the Roman days, but it’s in perfect condition – and still works!  I went to Castilla y León back in March and visited tiny Ávila and pretty Salamanca before finishing up in … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Avilés, Asturias
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Avilés, Asturias

Here’s a place you may not have heard of in Spain – little Avilés, a town in Asturias on the northern seafront. And this weird building is part of the Oscar Niemeyer International Cultural Center. Avilés is one of the major towns in Asturias (along with Gijón and Oviedo), but it’s still really tiny. I … Continue reading

Learning Spanish: Getting Over Feeling Embarrassed
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Learning Spanish: Getting Over Feeling Embarrassed

One of my biggest struggles in perfecting my Spanish is overcoming feelings of embarrassment and shyness when practicing the language. I thought that would go away once I became proficient at the language but that’s definitely NOT the case, sadly. Let me preface this by saying I do speak good Spanish. I work as a … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Sevilla’s Plaza de España
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Sevilla’s Plaza de España

It’s Wednesday, so I’ve got another photo from my time in Sevilla. This time, it’s from Sevilla’s famous Plaza de España, which is definitely one of my favorite things in the city. You might recognize it from the Star Wars movies – they turned it into a space palace for them!  The Plaza de España … Continue reading