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 – 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 Casa Batllò
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Barcelona’s Casa Batllò

OK, I know I’ve featured Casa Batllò in my Wednesday series a couple of times before, but I’m just so obsessed with it! I love the colorful, skeletal building that overlooks elegant Passeig de Gràcia, and I’m lucky enough to live really close to it. Lots of Sundays, I nip downstairs and go snap some … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Barcelona’s Sant Jordi Celebrations
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Barcelona’s Sant Jordi Celebrations

This week was one of the prettiest weeks in Barcelona, because it was the Diada de Sant Jordi! The city was full of beautiful freshly-cut roses and the smell of new books. La Diada de Sant Jordi (Saint George’s Day) falls on April 23, which is also World Book Day internationally now (thanks, Catalunya!). The … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia

Hello everybody! Today I want to share one of my favorite photos from Barcelona – the postcard photo of the Sagrada Familia. No, I don’t mean my photos are actually on any postcards (I wish!). But this is one of the most-recognized ways to photograph Gaudí’s masterpiece. With the green pond in front of the … Continue reading