Barcelona

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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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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If you are vegetarian or vegan and visit Spain often or even live here.  Some of these tips should come in handy. Please be careful when ordering food in bars and restaurants. Stating that you are a vegetarian doesn’t always

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In Autumn 2012 I visited Girona, a catalan town, North of Barcelona. I´d actually been there before on a very quick visit but didn´t get to see much of the place. This time I would be staying for a weekend

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You may have already heard of The Next Big thing. Here´s my contribution to this huge online project. Caroline Angus Baker, the lovely author of ‘Blood in the Valencian Soil’ asked me to take part in this project. It consists in writers

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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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Human Towers or Castellers are a deep-rooted Catalan tradition. You can see them in festivals and celebrations throughout Catalonia. I recently saw the Marrecs de Salt perform 3 different tower formations in Girona. It brought back memories of all the previous times

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If you have been learning Spanish and have a grasp on the language it still doesn´t necessarily mean that the locals are going to understand you. Local culture and manners aren´t taught in the Language school or on podcasts!  I´m fluent in

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Image courtesy of: Álex Cámara – Granada Digital.com FC Barcelona vs Granada C.F: The big match is about to kick off. I am often asked if I preferred living in Barcelona or if I like Granada in the South of Spain

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So here I am back in my old ´home´ this time I´ve just come to Barcelona for a short break and to catch up with friends. I can see that Sagrada Familia has progressed since my last visit just 6 months ago.

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