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Catalan Tradition: El Correfoc (Running and Dancing with Fireworks)

Running and dancing with fireworks… sounds like every parent’s worst nightmare, doesn’t it? Sorry, mom, but I’ve participated in at least 5 by this point, and I’m so glad I have! The word “Correfoc” is a Catalan word that literally translates to “fire run.” Seems interesting and kind of dangerous,...

12 Tips for Staying in a Hostel

No time to read it now? Pin it for later! Click below: Are you traveling to Europe on a budget, but feeling a bit uneasy about staying in a hostel? Don’t worry! There’s a first time for everything, and if you go in prepared and knowing what to expect, you’ll...

10 Unexpected Things You’ll Learn as an Expat in Barcelona

Want to save this for later? Pin it! Click below. This is my third year living in beautiful Barcelona, obviously because I love it enough to stay. However, as any expatriate knows, there are certain cultural differences that you just have to get used to. Some are only slightly different...