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Mr. Sandeman, Bring Me a Port! – WINE TASTING IN PORTO

I strongly feel that a visit to the port wine cellars is a mandatory activity during any trip to Porto. You can find a large selection of wine cellars located across the river from the old city center of Porto and to get there you only need to cross the emblematic Dom Luís I bridge (on the lower … Continue reading Mr. Sandeman, Bring Me a Port! – WINE TASTING IN PORTO

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Correfoc Fire Run Festival – Burn, baby, burn!

How close have you ever been to fireworks? Think about it, take your time.Because here in Catalonia, few times per year, we like to dance and twirl around with the devils in a festival you just won't believe! Crazy isn't it? And yet, is one of the most popular festivals in Catalonia and represents a pyrotechnic … Continue reading Correfoc Fire Run Festival – Burn, baby, burn!

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GETTING LOST IN PORTO’S OLD TOWN – FAVORITE LOCATIONS

I did promise another post about my trip to Porto so here I am, standing by my word. Better late than never, don't you agree? So with no further delays, let’s just step into it. And if you haven't seen my first post about Porto, please make sure to check it out here. We called … Continue reading GETTING LOST IN PORTO’S OLD TOWN – FAVORITE LOCATIONS

Sant Jordi – A day of Love and Literature – A Catalan Valentine’s Day

April is a lovely month in Catalonia!  The weather is warm with ideal temperatures and the city is full of events. Barcelona is a vibrant city, but during the spring festivals, you can feel a special energy spread over the city. I absolutely love it!The Sant Jordi day, held on the 23rd of April, is one … Continue reading Sant Jordi – A day of Love and Literature – A Catalan Valentine’s Day

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GETTING LOST IN PORTO’S OLD TOWN – FIRST IMPRESSIONS

I didn’t travel to Porto for its wine, nor did I travel to Porto for its delicious sea food, or its beautiful churches all covered in Azule tiles. I travelled to Porto mostly to escape the ordinary and to give myself the chance to live few days of pure happiness and forget completely about the stress. … Continue reading GETTING LOST IN PORTO’S OLD TOWN – FIRST IMPRESSIONS

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Siesta and tapas.. the ultimate Spanish dream.

I've been living in Barcelona, Spain, for approximately 4 years now and it had been a hell of a ride, my friends! This beautiful city can be your hell and your dream and everything in between. Barcelona will chase you continuously until you embrace everything about her. It's a ride or dye chick. Be prepared … Continue reading Siesta and tapas.. the ultimate Spanish dream.