Literally Sh*tty Christmas Traditions in Catalonia

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Madrid and Barcelona are very similar yet very different. You can read more on that here. Some of the interesting differences when it comes to Christmas in Spain… The most interesting difference (to me.) In Madrid, people are known to be traditionally VERY religious. VERY VERY Catholic. Christmas is about Jesus. Not about jolly old […]

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Barcelona vs Madrid: A Few Comparisons

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As part of my journey across the pond to visit my family during Christmas, I made Barcelona the first pit stop. My super cheap flight to Iceland (100 euros) flew out of there, so I went a few days early to check out Christmastime in Barcelona. (Barcelona is the capital of the autonomous Spanish region […]

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A Weekend in El Escorial, Spain

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El Escorial – a wonderful town only 40 minutes outside of Madrid, accessible by train for only four euros. That’s right, for only four euros, you can escape the big city and head to the hidden paradise of El Escorial, jam packed with years of important Spanish history, charming streets which are pleasing to the […]

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Spanish Men versus American Men

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To all my single ladies… You’re reading this post because you are curious about what it’s like to date in Spain. Or maybe you want to live vicariously through me and you want me to tell stories about hot, steamy Spanish men, their charm, and their super sexy accents. And you probably think they all […]

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