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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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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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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) Romanesco sauce or

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Spanish food doesn´t always mean tapas. Often misunderstood some refer to all Spanish food as Tapas. However there are lots of aother kind of Spanish food to discover.  The way food is served, portion size and the type of dish determines it´s name. It

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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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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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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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Something which I have always wanted to do but haven´t got around to it is booking a cruise around the Mediterranean. The sheer beauty of this part of the world is a joy in itself, but to experience it from

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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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