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One Hundred and Sixty Eight Hours Later

Barcelona’s beachfront reveals what a difference a week can make…

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Barcelona and the Sands of Time

Today, I arrived in Barcelona. It’s not my first time but it has been a long time. And things have changed…

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Inside the World’s Best Restaurant

The world’s best restaurant – that’s how it was billed. Not just by the Costa Brava Tourist Board, who invited me there, but the prestigious S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurant Award went to El Bulli no less than a record five times.

At first the cynic in me stirred.

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The Shadow of the Wind: A Book Review

Set in the streets of Barcelona around the time of the Civil War, The Shadow of the Wind delivers poetic melancholy, gothic..

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Crema Catalana Recipe: When Burning Food Is Good

Crema catalana is often described as a Catalan crème brûlée, a dessert with a rugged, citrus twist on the delicate French classic. But don’t be fooled by the apparent resilience of this custard dish. The…

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A Segway Tour in Barcelona

It’s an ominous start to the day: dragging 40 kilos of equipment through Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter. We are a group of travel bloggers; the demonic machine, the Segway.

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