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Category: Backpacking in Barcelona

Barcelona is an amazing city.  It has something very special about it – the culture, architecture, food, nightlife, beaches, people….  And backpacking in Barcelona needn’t be expensive!  There is plenty to see and do in Barcelona on a budget too.

The One Year Itch? Or just another mosquito bite?

The One Year Itch? Or just another mosquito bite?

It has occurred to me that lately I seem to be moaning about a lot of things that get on my nerves.  I hope you don’t think I’m ranting about everything and hating Barcelona because that really isn’t the case – it may seem that way, but it is just these little irritations that get to me after a long day at work, or that time of the month when my hormones turn me into a raging monster. The truth is…

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My Love Affair with Barcelona

My Love Affair with Barcelona

It all started for me when I was at University in Leeds back in 2003, and the time had come to choose our year abroad options.  I was studying French & Spanish, and for me it was an easy choice to pick Spain over France, but as for a specific location I didn’t have a clue.  It was actually my brother who suggested Barcelona, having visited there once before with friends, so it was through a combination of luck &…

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