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5 Things You Need To Do In Barcelona

Barcelona is my baby: after spending a semester abroad there in 2013, I made a pit stop in BCN during my latest (and most likely last) Euro-trip. 279 more words

Travel & Study Abroad

El txikiteo..................

I have always had a soft spot in my heart for the Basque Country. This area of about 20,000 square kilometers is rich in its own tradition, culture, politics and gastronomy. 285 more words

Food And Travel

Basquing In Basque Country

Before taking my first weekend jaunt out of Madrid, I didn’t know all too much about San Sebastián and Bilbao, aside from having previously had an intern when I was working at JLE who came from Bilbao. 1,274 more words


Our Spain Adventure: San Sebastian

Hilary:  From Bilbao, we took a bus to San Sebastian, which was lovely! It was a little beach town and even though it was a little chilly while we visited, people were out in the water the whole time we were there. 1,393 more words

The Savory Sisters

Feast your eyes (and stomach) on Mercat de la Boquería!

Mercat de la Boquería is hands-down Barcelona’s most famous market. Its definitely worth braving the crowd of tourists pouring in from Las Ramblas to taste some of its scrumptious wares. 92 more words


Spanish Tapas

Tapas in Spain are everywhere… It’s basically not a Hollywood depiction of food over here – it’s actually how they all eat. A Spanish work-day breaks at lunch time and they all meet for tapas and sangria or wine, maybe have a little siesta, then they return to work until late. 1,597 more words

Food Travels


Like millions of others before me, I was utterly swept off my feet by Barcelona. There are few cities in the world that offer such a variety: culture, history, nightlife, food. 1,134 more words