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Exploring the Wonders of Santiago de Compostela

Beyond the Rías Baixas, we explored other areas of Galicia on our wondrous 10-day trip. For example, we spent a day in the place (and perhaps the only place) that everyone probably knows in Galicia: Santiago de Compostela. If the city doesn’t ring a bell,…

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A Summer Getaway to Catalunya

Writing this now in December, as my trip to Barcelona is cancelled for Christmas, it seems incredible that I was able to be in Barcelona back in July. And while Covid-19 was very much rampant in the summer, there was a small glimmer of…

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The Cíes Islands: Spain’s Answer to the Seychelles

This blog post is the first in a series of posts on my 10-day trip to Galicia, Spain in September 2019. Galicia is an autonomous community in northwest Spain, with the Cantabrian Sea to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the west.  We…

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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 really appreciate the never-ending cultural experience that can be found here. This…

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El Born: Barcelona’s Most Charming Neighbourhood

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 really appreciate the never-ending cultural experience that can be found here. This is…

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A 2-Day Road Trip Along the Basque Northern Coast

This post continues my coverage of my trip to the Basque Country in April 2018. I started out with a guide to eating pintxos in San Sebastian. This post covers a road trip along the coast.  Spain is a large country with many different…