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I Walked the Camino de Santiago Alone, You Should Too

I Walked the Camino de Santiago Alone, You Should Too

How safe is it to walk the Camino de Santiago alone? Surprisingly to some, I only asked myself this question momentarily right before I left to do the trek. My friends and family were very supportive of me when they found out I was going […]

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All About Celebrating Carnival in Barcelona

All About Celebrating Carnival in Barcelona

It’s that time of the year again in Barcelona! Get ready to pig out, drink, dress up and get wild during the seven days of fun leading up to Lent, a time of abstinence for Catholics. Carnival (Carnaval in Catalan) starts on February 23, Dijous […]

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A Quick Guide to Castellers: Human Towers, a Catalan Tradition

A Quick Guide to Castellers: Human Towers, a Catalan Tradition

The casteller tradition, specific to the region of Catalonia, Spain is said to have originated during the 18th century near Tarragona, where different colla (teams of castellers) began competing against one another to see who could create the tallest human castle possible. In 2010, castells were added to […]

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Peak Inside the new Catalan Inspired Gastronomic Experience, Opera Samfaina

Peak Inside the new Catalan Inspired Gastronomic Experience, Opera Samfaina

I stumbled upon Opera Samfaina while walking around Barcelona one day and was completely taken aback by what I found inside. This unique gastronomic experience on Las Ramblas, below the Liceu Opera Theater was created by world famous chefs, the Roca brothers, who opened El Cellar de […]

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5 Things to Know before Traveling to the Dalmatian Coast, Croatia

5 Things to Know before Traveling to the Dalmatian Coast, Croatia

Dalmatia, the southern coast of Croatia is home to a multitude of islands (79 and 500 islets), natural parks, secluded beaches and great food. Sometimes referred to as the “new Ibiza” because of its increasingly popular party and music festival scene, the Dalmatian Coast has seen a spike in […]

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4 Things to Consider Before Camping in Spain

4 Things to Consider Before Camping in Spain

Camping is always a great time spent outdoors, whether it be a family trip or a short weekend with friends away from the relentlessness of the city. I and many others have a certain idea in mind when we think about a camping trip, but it’s quite […]

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