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Barcelona Cathedral Spain.

Much like when I visit New York or London. Barcelona is another city that I never tire of visiting. Even though I lived in the city for 8 years (1998-2006) and know it well. I still enjoy being a tourist

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Cathedral Barcelona Spain

Mediterranean Cruises are attractive to me but i haven´t got around to booking a cruise yet. The sheer beauty of this part of the world is a joy in itself, but to experience it from the relaxing deck of a

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Autumn in Alhambra Arco Orejas Archway Woods

Halloween in Spain On the 1st of November Spain celebrates Todos los Santos. In the past All Saints Day was also celebrated in England too. This festival coincided with the Celtic festival of the dead (Samhain) and was a notable

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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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Madrid Business trip by piccavey

The updated list of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world is just out. And two of the selected ones are Spanish. I´m thrilled that Barcelona and Madrid both feature in this latest list. Again highlighting what a great place Spain is

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Spanish Cruise Palma Barcelona

A recent study by Thomson Cruises & the Human Nature Research Lab at Yale University proved that British travellers who bond with up to five new people from different cultures whilst on holiday can experience a happiness boost of 10%

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typical Granada tapas

Spanish food doesn´t always mean tapas. Often misunderstood some refer to all Spanish food as Tapas. However there are lots of other kinds of Spanish food to discover.  The serving style, portion size and the type of dish determines it´s name. (rather than the

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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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Culture Shock Melegis

Did you know that tyou can suffer from culture shock even when you speak Spanish? You may already know that I moved from Barcelona to Andalusia, Southern Spain back in 2006. Even though this is over 10 years ago now, I want

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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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