To the north! Pamplona, Bilbao, San Sebastián and Lleida (Spain)

Someone very special (I wonder who) gifted Tim tickets for the BBK Live music festival in Bilbao.

We made this the perfect occasion to explore northeastern Spain. We packed the car with camping gear and off we went to discover everything we could between Barcelona and Bilbao in just a few days.

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Montseny and an olive grove in Arbeca (Spain), Antwerp (Belgium)

Having recently arrived to Barcelona, there’s so many places I want to explore. There’s many dishes I want to taste and traditions I want to learn about. That’s why I tried to make the most out of May’s weekends with trips to Montseny, an olive grove and Antwerp (in another country, yes, I know).

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Easter for the non-believers baby: Valencia, Murcia, Palm groves in Elche and Cartagena (Spain)

I’ve just arrived to Barcelona to begin working on my PhD. This is my second time in Spain and since Easter 2017 was just around the corner, Tim and I rented a car and planned an impromptu drive along the south Western coast. These are a few of our impressions along our week-long journey.

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Worth a visit? The Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (Spain)

You have a limited amount of time in Barcelona and you like museums. However, you don’t want to spend hours going out of your way to see art that you might not enjoy.

In this post I describe my experience at the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC) and what I found it offers. This will help you understand if it will match your expectations so you can decide if visiting the MNAC is the best use of your time.

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