All posts by Justine Ancheta

What to wear in Barcelona in the winter

What to wear in Barcelona in the winter I’m talking about December, January, and February —  those cold months when you peruse the Christmas fairs, check out the festive street lights, and hit up

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A 3 Day Itinerary of places to see in Barcelona

Plan Your Barcelona Itinerary: 3 Days Guide, Written By a Local

Plan Your Barcelona Itinerary: 3 Days Guide, Written By a Local You’ve got your airline tickets. Your Pinterest boards are loaded with “things to do in Barcelona”. Next up: planning!

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Compare the best anti-theft backpacks for travel

Buyer’s Guide: Best Anti-Theft Backpacks for Travel 2019

BUYER’S GUIDE: BEST ANTI-THEFT BACKPACKS FOR TRAVEL 2019 Are you nervous that you’ll get robbed on your trip? Of course, vigilance is the best way to prevent pickpockets from stealing your stuff. But

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What to wear in Barcelona in the Fall

Fall can be a tricky season when it comes to knowing what to wear in Barcelona. While autumn officially starts on September 22, it’s still shorts-and-tank-tops season until early October. As an expat

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Pickpocket-Proof Travel Clothing with Hidden Pockets

I was 14 when I first visited Rome. My family had been warned that the city was rife with pickpockets. So my mom had a genius idea to keep her money safe. She sewed a huge pocket inside the front panel

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Buyer's Guide: The Best anti-theft travel bags 2018

Buyer’s Guide: Best Anti-Theft Travel Bags 2019

BUYER’S GUIDE: BEST ANTI-THEFT TRAVEL BAGS 2019 Compare the best travel purse for Europe or Asia, or wherever you’re going. No matter how prepared you think you are for traveling, it may be

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Espadrilles. Photo by Ciboulette via Pexels

Gifts for Barcelona lovers that you can order online

Maybe you’ve recently taken a trip to Barcelona. But you forgot to buy a few gifts for friends and family. Or maybe you had such a memorable time…and you’re pining to taste, feel, or

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Where to find the cool hotels: Barcelona neighborhoods + accommodations

The Best Places to Stay in Barcelona: Neighborhoods and Hotels

Where are the best places to stay in Barcelona, Spain? Each neighborhood offers different things: bountiful bakeries, beguiling bars, or buzzing beaches…or perhaps you want it all? As a 11-year resident,

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What to Wear in Spain According to Season

Don’t know what to pack for Spain? If you’re planning a multi-city trip, assembling your Spain outfits can be tricky. You may have to dress for different types of weather! After all, Spain

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Barcelona: 2 Day Itinerary for First-Time Visitors

Curvaceous Gaudí buildings, narrow Roman streets, and infinite views of a gridded city. That’s just scratching the surface, my friends. The truth is this: Barcelona is massive. And it’s overpacked

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