Barcelona’s Best Vintage Shopping and Flea Markets
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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

New Interviews and Travel Plans
País Vasco / Spain / travel

New Interviews and Travel Plans

Hello hello hello! I’ve got a few new things to share with all you lovely people. First of all, I’ve got two new interviews up online if you haven’t seen them yet. Thanks to both of these sites for asking me to be interviewed!  The Working Traveler – Jessica Bowler: Why I Live in…Barcelona Internations –  Recommended Expats Blogs, … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – My Favorite Door in Barcelona
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Where in Spain Wednesday – My Favorite Door in Barcelona

Hola everyone! This week, I wanted to share one of my favorite photos from summer in Barcelona – this beautiful door I spotted in the posh neighborhood Sarrià. Sarrià is tucked up higher in the hills of Barcelona, backing right up against the enormous Parc de la Collserola. It used to be a rural village, … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Barcelona’s Parc Güell
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Barcelona’s Parc Güell

As the weather has finally warmed up in Barcelona (yayyyy!), here’s one of my favorite springtime photos of the city – the famous Parc Güell showing off its gorgeous greens.  As you go higher and higher up in the Gaudí-designed park, you get better views of the city. It’s easy to get lost staring towards … Continue reading

It’s My Barcelona Birthday! Reflecting on 2 Years in the Catalan Capital
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It’s My Barcelona Birthday! Reflecting on 2 Years in the Catalan Capital

It’s May 31st, so I’ve officially spent two years in Barcelona today. It’s a little over two years since I graduated college with big dreams of living in a cool European city. So what’s changed over the past 2 years? I’ve traveled more than I expected.  From day trips to pretty medieval Girona to weekend jaunts … Continue reading