Barcelona & Catalonia
Plaza Catalunya Barcelona Spain

Barcelona is one of those fabulous places in the world that boasts a mild climate year round. From March to May, 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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Catalan Cuisine Experience Barcelona

Can you name a typical Catalan dish? Perhaps not. Next time you head to Barcelona or the Costa Brava, make sure try one. Typical Catalan Food Typical Catalan food covers a wide range of dishes like Calçots (Scallions) Romesco sauce or

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Plaza Cataluna Barcelona Spain Blog

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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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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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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Tortosa by piccavey Spain blog

Tarragona + Tortosa Trip My latest trip to Tortosa brought back memores. If you have already read my post about Tarragona 23 years on you´ll know that last weekend I spent 3 days the region. This charming area South from

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Tarragona Spain Blog

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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Girona Castellers

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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Sagrada Familia Barcelona

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

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Plaza Cataluna Barcelona Spain Blog

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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