Barcelona & Catalonia
Beach day Spanish Holiday

If you have ever been to a Spanish beach you may have noticed the way the locals set themselves up for a day by the sea. If you want to enjoy a beach day like a local you are going

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Plaza Cataluna Barcelona

Earlier this year you may have already seen my notes on planning a Spring Break in Barcelona City. Since then I re visited Barcelona city. At the end of May 2016. There were quite a few activities which I thought may

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Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona in Spring

Barcelona is one of those fabulous places in the world that boasts a mild climate year round. In March and April, it´s a great place to visit as the temperatures are warmer but it´s not as busy as summer months.

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Girona Castellers

Last Autumn I visited Girona, an historic town, North of Barcelona. Although I´d actually been there before on a short visit, I hadn´t seen much of the place.This time I would be staying for a weekend and hope to discover

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Living abroad you can find yourself in odd situations. I shared one of these stories on my blog a while ago, on this post about Village life . Although that anecdote is just one of many after fifteen years abroad, I

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Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona in Spring

Barcelona was my home from 1998 until 2006. Even all these years on the city feels like home to me. Over Christmas I was in Barcelona for only a few days and I already want to go back. I left

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Granada shopping Etxart Panno

I just realised that after 120+ posts I have hardly mentioned Shopping in Spain or Spanish Shoes! If you are anything like me part of the incentive to travel or visit anywhere is the shopping. Quirky Souvenirs , yummy local food or great

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Tarragona 19 May 2013 (10)

If you have already read my post about Tarragona 23 years on you´ll know that last weekend I spent 3 days in Tarragona. This charming city is South from Barcelona. I stayed in the city itself and also visited the

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Tarragona

It´s been a while since I’ve been on a blog trip. The last one was also in Catalonia. TBEX Girona in Sept 2012. This next one coming up is in Tarragona & Costa Daurada. TBMCatSur I´m very excited about this trip.

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Spain currently boasts 44 different UNESCO sites dotted around the country. It made me wonder how many of these sites I had actually visited. This list is ever-increasing. Another 24 places in Spain are waiting on the tentative list. Awaiting

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