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Exploring the Ebre Lands of Tarragona

In June 2021, we were just coming out of several Covid restrictions in the UK and summer was looking a bit brighter. We took the opportunity to head to Barcelona for two weeks to (i) visit Victor’s parents and (ii) finally leave the UK!…


Revealing Barcelona’s True Colours in El Raval

The wonderful city of Barcelona is one of my favourite places in the whole world. I may be slightly biased with having a partner from this incredible place, however, I have come to really appreciate the never-ending cultural experience that can be found here.…

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Going Crazy for Tapas at Tapeo

Location: Barcelona, España Cuisine: Spanish and Catalan   Most of the restaurants I’ve been to in Barcelona have been recommendations from friends who have lived in the city forever. Most of these restaurants are nowhere near new, and they perhaps do not even have…


Sitges: Paradise Is Just a Train Ride Away

If there was such a thing as a street protest for the best city to travel to, I would be there with all my picket signs and face paint yelling ‘Barcelona!’ It seriously has the best of everything and though I am incredibly biased,…

Barcelona - Basílica dels Sants Just i Pastor 2

Barri Gótic: A Walking Tour

My first trip to Barcelona back in September 2015 was filled with so much excitement that I could barely handle both the trip and starting a travel blog. I was overwhelmed by all my photos and thoughts, so it took quite a while to…

Barcelona Cuisine

The Vegetarian Traveler: Barcelona

This post is in continuation of my Vegetarian Traveler series. My first post was on Dallas, Texas. I will continue to discuss what traditional meals are already vegetarian, how to easily make meaty meals vegetarian friendly, and point out some veggie restaurants in whichever…

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Summertime in Gràcia: 200 Years of Street Decorations

I guess it would be strange to write about my time in Barcelona without mentioning the terrible tragedy that occurred there. Yes, Barcelona, my second home, was brutally attacked while I was visiting. In fact, I was just in Las Ramblas not too long…

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The Ebb and Flow of Catalunya Part III: Montserrat

This four part blog post series documents my second trip to Catalunya in August and September of 2016. This is the trip I started to really discover what the region is all about, or rather how it ebbs and flows. Read Part I on…