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The Perfect Gifts For People Who Just Returned Home From Abroad

The Perfect Gifts For People Who Just Returned Home From Abroad

If someone just returned home from abroad, they will be feeling a mix of emotions. Working and living in a foreign country is always difficult in its own way, but returning home holds a separate set of challenges. Reverse cultural shock is real people! These […]

Castell de Santa Florentina: The Real Horn Hill From Game of Thrones

Castell de Santa Florentina: The Real Horn Hill From Game of Thrones

Just outside of Barcelona, hidden in the forests of Canet de Mar sits Castell de Santa Florentina. You may recognize the castle walls and arches from the HBO series, Game of Thrones. The castle was featured as Horn Hill, the seat of House Tarly in […]

8 of my Favorite Cafés to Work and Study in Barcelona

8 of my Favorite Cafés to Work and Study in Barcelona

Aside from having amazing coffee I would never be able to replicate at home, the perfect café atmosphere can also be inspiring. Many expats, international students and travelers (myself included) are always on the lookout for great places to blog, get some work done or […]

A Quick Guide to Sant Jordi: Celebrating the Day of Books and Roses

A Quick Guide to Sant Jordi: Celebrating the Day of Books and Roses

Every April 23, Barcelona (and all of Catalonia) becomes filled with bookstalls and roses on the most romantic day of the year! Locals celebrate the day of Sant Jordi (Saint George), the patron saint of Catalonia by rummaging through the many stands in search of the perfect book and […]

Visiting Game of Thrones Season 6 Filming Locations, Spain

Visiting Game of Thrones Season 6 Filming Locations, Spain

The wait is almost over! Game of Thrones season 6 will premiere on April 24, 2016. With the cast having filmed in locations throughout Europe and once again in strikingly beautiful Spanish locales, the sixth season doesn’t seem like it will disappoint. And no, that amazingly perfect castle […]

Top 5 Books to Read on Vacation

Top 5 Books to Read on Vacation

Of course, you’ve traveled far away and you want to see it all, but who doesn’t enjoy a little down time on a trip? Grab one of these books to read on vacation (in paperback or digital version of course) and head over to a shady […]