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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…

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A Guide to Pintxos in San Sebastián

San Sebastian, or Donostia in Basque, is the gem of Spain in terms of gastronomy. It is the city with the second most Michelin stars per capita in the world, only behind Kyoto, Japan. Additionally, based on the 2013 ranking, two of the world’s top…

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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…

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Perfect Palma: Discovering the Heart of Mallorca

When my friends and I were looking for a sun-soaking, beach-filled break from university, I’m not sure we expected to get paradise and a city to go along with it. I’m so used to sleepy island towns, towns that do not have much of…

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Sunshine Smiles: Mallorca, Here We Come!

The sunshine is really picking up around here in London, but I can’t help but think about how so many more places in the world are warmer! While I love summer in London, sometimes you just need to get away to some real summer…