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Visiting Barcelona’s Barceloneta Beach: A Beach Day Fail
Sandy beaches, warm Mediterranean water, a gentle breeze. We couldn’t wait to claim our slice of paradise on Barceloneta beach in Barcelona. Our trip itinerary up until that point had been ragingly hectic. As we neared the end of our time in Barcelona we’d already hit the highlights of Paris, [...]
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Best Things to do in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter
Barcelona is a vibrant city filled with enough attractions to keep travelers busy for months. Our three-day stay in Barcelona was much too brief to explore everything the city has to offer, but long enough to give us a good taste of Catalonian culture. Aside from visiting Antoni Gaudí’s architectural [...]
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Europe
What to Pack for Europe in September
I’m a reformed overpacker. There was a day when I believed a weekend getaway required a mid-sized rolling suitcase with half a dozen pairs of shoes and everything from a parka to a swimsuit to a pair of ski goggles “just in case.” For weeklong trips I practically needed U-haul [...]
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Exploring Antoni Gaudí’s Barcelona
If there is one person whose name is synonymous with Barcelona it’s Antoni Gaudí, the architectural mastermind behind many of the city’s most beloved buildings, including La Sagrada Familia. During our stay in Barcelona, Sam and I made a point of visiting as many of Gaudí’s structures as possible. La [...]
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