All posts by Justine Ancheta

Where to Find the Best Shopping in Barcelona

From the high-end shops on Diagonal Avenue – to the vintage boutiques in Gracia, Barcelona doesn’t disappoint with the range of places to shop. Whether you’re seeking designer shopping

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What to wear in Barcelona in the winter

What to wear in Barcelona in the winter December, January, and February are those cozy months when you can peruse the Barcelona Christmas fairs, check out the festive street lights, and hit up the exciting

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

Buyer’s Guide: Best Anti-Theft Travel Bags 2021

BUYER’S GUIDE: BEST ANTI-THEFT TRAVEL BAGS 2021 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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Afternoon trips from Barcelona

Kid-Friendly Day Trips from Barcelona

Kid-Friendly Day Trips from Barcelona While Barcelona is a destination that has it all, you’d be surprised to find out about the richness and variety of places outside the city. Whether it’s

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Pickpocket-Proof Travel Clothing with Hidden Pockets

When I first visited Rome, I was 14. My family had been warned about pickpockets. So my mom had a genius idea to keep her money safe. She sewed a huge pocket inside the front panel of her underwear to

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How to Care For Your Caga Tió (Tió de Nadal, Catalan Christmas Log)

If you want presents on Christmas Eve, you’ve gotta do some work: Give your tió de nadal some tender lovin’ care. And if you’ve never heard of him… The tió de nadal is a log with a face on

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Compare the best anti-theft backpacks for travel

Buyer’s Guide: Best Anti-Theft Backpacks for Travel 2021

BUYER’S GUIDE: BEST ANTI-THEFT BACKPACKS FOR TRAVEL 2021 Are you nervous that you’ll get your money or passport stolen on your trip? Of course, vigilance is the best way to prevent pickpockets from

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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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Sagrada Familia after the coronavirus lockdown

Visiting Barcelona After the Coronavirus Lockdown (Covid-19)

Visiting Barcelona after the lockdown As we pray to the Coronavirus Vaccine gods for a vaccine, you might still be dreaming of Barcelona. Maybe you missed a trip because of the pandemic. But, Barcelona

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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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