All posts by Justine Ancheta

La Taperia: Scrumptious Tapas at the Elegant El Nacional

Seems when people come to Barcelona, they’re always on the hunt for delicious tapas and a bottle of sangría. People who have never been to Barcelona, I got you – Enter La Taperia at El Nacional.  If

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Junk or Treasure? The Sunday Market at Sant Antoni

For movie fanatics, memorabillia collectors, book enthusiasts, frikis, or comic nerds in Barcelona, Sant Antoni’s Sunday market is for you. If you’ve never hit up the Mercat Dominical de Sant

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A Barcelona Guide Giveaway (for the Cool + Cultured)

So…you want to visit Barcelona. And you need a way to navigate + hang out with the cool kids in the city. What if you could just put a tiny guide in your back pocket – instead of dragging

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La Plaça: The new Gastro Market at El Corte Ingles

El Corte Ingles has needed to update their top-story restaurant for awhile. Even though it matched most El Corte Ingles cafeterias all around Spain, which was boringly just called “La Cafeteria”,

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LeccaBaffi, Mustache-Lickin’ Good Italian Food

Delicious Italian food in Barcelona? Oh, yes. I had the pleasure of sharing some Mediterranean carbs with a few lovely ladies / Barcelona food bloggers at LeccaBaffi, a new Italian deli and shop in Eixample.

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Get Juicy at Mother: Cold-Pressed Organic Juices

It’s been one long, hot, humid summer in Barcelona. AS USUAL. While an ice cream is always a tasty, fattening treat to cool this hot bod down, I had a much healthier alternative in mind. Enter: Mother. No,

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My Dream Food Road Trip in Spain

Imagine this — taking a relaxing road trip around Spain, looking at the olive trees on the scenery, and stopping by historic towns with thousands-year-old cathedrals. AND eating the delicacy of the

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BonAppetour Experience: Dining with Catalan locals + friends

“We’re all virgins here!”, says Teresa, our host and chef debonaire. My friend, Ben from Driftwood Journals, invited me to join this “dine with locals” food experience with

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Greenery, Gravel, and Metal: Poblenou’s Modern Park

So what do you think of the phallic-looking Torre Agbar design? “Interesting and strange,” you say. Well if you like the tower’s quirky, modern design – by French architect Jean

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Wandering the Whitewashed Streets of Sitges

Just 35 kilometers from Barcelona, Sitges is that ideal not-too-far-away escape from the city. Because of its microclimate, there are 300 sunny days of the year. And I can say that I’ve never witnessed a

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