Category: Spain

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Bad Times in Barcelona

By day four of my time in Barcelona, a place I previously declared admiration for, only one thought blared in my mind: Get me the hell out of this city. As I got off of my plane that took me from Perth, Australia to Doha, Qatar...

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Barcelona! More Than a Club!

Confession: In Madrid, I claimed to be a Real Madrid fan because somebody told lied to me that’s the team that Gerard Piqué aka Shakira’s husband played on. Now, you can scold me for not doing my own research — I know, I know. So I arrived...

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Granada Style!

For the record, the title of this post was inspired by this video – Granada’s parody of Gangnam Style. I suggest watching it if you have a lot of time on your hands and have a high tolerance for irritable youtube videos. Lauren and I arrived...

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Sleepless in Seville

First and foremost, if you go anywhere in Spain, GO TO SEVILLE. It’s everything you’ve ever hoped for in a Spanish city – culture, cuisine, great architecture, nice people, and a history you can get sucked into. Lauren and I arrived by bus in the afternoon,...

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Madrid 2013: No Hunger, No Regrets

“Hola! Nesecito hablar con mi amigo Alex, eres Alex?” *Beeeeeep* Lauren and I stared hopelessly at a keypad, pressing each number and beckoning to the voice who answered.  We tried to convince every resident to let us into the gate of an apartment building where our next...