Clot neighborhood, Sant Martí and the future of Barcelona

Looking for info about the Clot neighborhood in Barcelona? Maybe not. That first sentence is just for the bots anyway. Either way, Morena and I recently moved up

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La Latina neighborhood in Madrid – cañas, tapas and history

If you’ve been in Madrid for more than a few weeks, you’ve probably been to La Latina. El Rastro – the Sunday flea market – is one of

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Best restaurants in Barceloneta neighborhood – my top 7 favorites

It’s time… For what, you ask? Time to talk about the best restaurants in Barceloneta, my new neighborhood up in Spain’s frozen north. I can already hear your

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Living in Barceloneta – scenes from daily life at the beach

I’ve been here in Barcelona a few weeks now. New city, new neighborhood. And living in the Barceloneta neighborhood seems like a good choice, so far. It’s active,

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Living in Tetuán neighborhood in Madrid – pros and cons

What’s it like living in Tetuán? Good question. The answer: Not bad at all, actually. For those who don’t know, Tetuán is a district in the north of

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Street Art in Madrid – best artists and upcoming graffiti festivals

There’s a lot of great street art in Madrid. And I’m no expert, so when I met Javier at a recent meeting of the prestigious Madrid Blogger Network,

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Is Usera neighborhood the next Lavapiés?

Have you ever been to the Usera neighborhood south of the river? It just might be Madrid’s next hot spot. With that in mind, I’ve got another guest

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Conde Duque is Madrid’s next big neighborhood

Although I reside in Malasaña, I do a lot of living in Conde Duque. The two barrios may share some of the same street names, but cross San Bernardo to

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Vallecas is changing…

You know what we have now? A small independent bookshop! Right in the middle of all the Chinese supermarkets and secondhand junk shops, a tiny bastion of gentrification.

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