All posts by Justine Ancheta

Bun noodles at Viet Kitchen, Barcelona, Spain

Viet Kitchen: an authentic Vietnamese Restaurant, Barcelona

Even though I’m not Vietnamese, I’m a snob when it comes to Vietnamese food. I’m from Southern California, which has an official “Little Saigon”. It’s where the first

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Christmas at Sagrada Familia

11 Fun Christmas Activities for Kids in Barcelona 2018

You’re in Barcelona, and you want Christmas. And that warm, toasty feeling of seeing your kids giggle when they get candy from the Catalan Christmas log, the tió de nadal. Or when they squeal when

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The 20 Best Day Trips from Barcelona

20 Best Day Trips from Barcelona, Spain So many Barcelona day trips, so little coffee. While Barcelona is a traveler’s dream, the surrounding area of Catalonia is extraordinary. If you’re visiting

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What to wear in Barcelona in the winter

Winter is just around the corner, dolls and dudes. I’m talking about December, January, and February —  those cold months when you peruse the Christmas fairs, check out the festive street lights,

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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 Looking for the best travel purse for Europe? Or Asia? No matter how prepared you think you are for traveling, it may be difficult to outsmart swift

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7 Places for Breathtaking Panoramic Views of Barcelona

Barcelona’s a city of varying elevations. And there’s nothing like being in a really, really high place — and seeing the lay of the land of a large city below. Then your life starts to take

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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.

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How to Dress in Barcelona

How to Dress in Barcelona According to Season

Don’t know what to pack for Barcelona? Dress for the season so you’re comfortable in the underground metro, on a coffee shop terrace, or in the shadowy streets of El Gotic. Let’s talk

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Barcelona tourist places are abundant - the problem is choosing which one. Do activities that make you feel like a local!

Magnificent Must-Dos in Barcelona

So you’ve booked your trip to Barcelona, Spain. And now you have approximately 381 Barcelona pins on your Pinterest board called “Barcelona: trip of a lifetime”. Where to start? What’s

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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 10-year resident,

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