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WISW: Barcelona’s La Pedrera
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WISW: Barcelona’s La Pedrera

Hello hello hello! For this week’s Where in Spain Wednesday, I’m featuring the other Gaudí house (after quite a few posts professing my love for Casa Batllò).  This fancy building is La Pedrera – the Quarry. Its official name is Casa Milà, and that’s a fun way to test if people are native Spanish speakers … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Formentera
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Formentera

Now that summer has finally arrived in all of its sweltering glory, here’s one of my favorite summertime destinations – Formentera.  This pretty little island is very close to Ibiza and only takes a gentle 45-minute ferry ride to get to from the Playa d’en Bossa. When you arrive, the tranquil white sand beaches have … Continue reading

Barcelona’s Best Vintage Shopping and Flea Markets
Barcelona's Best / Spain

Barcelona’s Best Vintage Shopping and Flea Markets

Barcelona’s famous for having great shopping streets – Passeig de Gràcia and Portal de l’Àngel are probably the best-known – but if you’re looking for something a little less Zara and more unique, here are some of the coolest markets and vintage stores in the city.  Vintage stores There are two big streets in the … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – A Message in the Sand in San Sebastián
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Where in Spain Wednesday – A Message in the Sand in San Sebastián

Surprise, surprise – this week I have a photo from last week’s trip to the País Vasco! Let’s start with its most famous city, beautiful San Sebastián.  The word “picturesque” is so overused to describe pretty seaside towns, but I’ll allow myself to use it when it comes to San Sebastián. I’ve never seen such … Continue reading