croquetas

Catalonian croquetas

After spending a majority of my summer in southern Andalusia, I became accustomed to eating shawarma daily and sipping tea nightly. Since moving to Barcelona, I have become personally invested in tapas too, and in croquetas in particular. These little fried bits are popular throughout Spain, and I have fallen into
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Barcelona

Beautiful Barcelona

A city ruled by the friendly people, beautiful architecture and incredible cuisine, Barcelona is a hotspot for any Spanish vacation; though Spanish isn’t exactly spoken in Barcelona. That was our first realization as my family attempted to chat up our cab driver from the airport. We learned that the natives
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bleh

The culture of Barcelona

A fellow traveler in Barcelona revealed to me that Barcelona was probably his favorite capital city. I was confused: I know the capital of Spain is Madrid, and I was in Spain, right? Wrong. Barcelona as a city, although geographically and politically located in Spain, is insistent in its independence
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