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 castles, caves, or beaches, there is so much more beyond Barcelona’s borders. As a resident of 12 years, I still don’t feel like…

The 20 Best Day Trips from Barcelona

While Barcelona is a traveler’s dream, the surrounding area of Catalonia is extraordinary. If you’re visiting the Catalan capital, I highly recommend you explore the underrated regions in this northeastern part of Spain. After a decade of living in Barcelona and traveling to new towns and cities, I’m still amazed by the variety of unique…

Best Weekend Getaways from Barcelona by Train or Bus

While Barcelona is an all-in-one destination of beaches, culture, architecture, and gastronomy, there’s still a world of possibilities beyond its city limits. And if you live in Barcelona like me, sometimes you need an escape from your surroundings. So, ready to pack your bags in 2022? Because I’m sharing the best weekend getaways from Barcelona…

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Practical Guide to Planning a Trip to Spain

Practical Guide to Planning a Trip to Spain Spain boasts historic medieval castles, exquisite Mediterranean gastronomy, and a fiesta-inspiring culture. If you’ve always wanted to go to Spain, it’s time to prepare before travel picks up again! Get a head start and plan your Spain itinerary. Find out the best time to go, which cities…

3 days in Seville: Things to Do and See

Seville is the birthplace of Spanish stereotypes: fruity sangria, passionate bullfights, and fiery flamenco. But it’s more than that. It’s the Sevillanos’ spirited nature, their never-changing Andalusian traditions, and the way they enjoy every day, not just the weekends. Those are the reasons that captured my heart when I came to Seville as a wanderlust-y exchange student…

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Montserrat: A Must-See Trip Outside Barcelona

Just 30 minutes outside of Barcelona by car, Montserrat is a tranquil, low-key getaway for locals, tourists, pilgrims, and nature lovers. Known as the heart of the Catalan people, the craggy mountain range not only offers an incredible landscape outside Barcelona, but it’s also a peaceful place for reflection and refuge. In IMHO, it’s the…

Famous Landmarks in Spain: A Virtual Tour

Famous Landmarks in Spain: A Virtual Tour Besides Antonio Banderas, what makes Spain a bewitching country? It’s topped up with bouldered Roman aqueducts, golden Baroque cathedrals, elaborate Moorish fortresses, and museums full of Picassos and Dalís. Plus, Spain is a damn comfortable country to live (hello, 12 years). If you know me, you’d know that…