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Paisajes de Barcelona Province

Barcelona, a popular destination for cruise ships and tourists from all over the world. Yet Barcelona province and the region around the Catalan Capital is not as well known. In October 2021 I spent a week exploring the landscapes of

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Christchurch New Zealand

Photo by Brayden Gray on Unsplash Many people dream of being dual nationals. This means they have citizenship in two or more countries, for example in the United States and NZ citizenship too. Having dual citizenship has many benefits, including

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Todos los Santos Halloween in Spain

Celebrating Todos los Santos Every 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 am important

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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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Benidorm Beach

If you have ever been on a Spanish holiday you may have noticed the way the locals set themselves up for a day at the beach. If you want to enjoy it like a local you are going to need

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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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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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