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the urban explorer’s travel guide to Barcelona

the urban explorer’s travel guide to Barcelona

Barcelona is a beautiful, lively city with so much to explore. I spent 5 days here and wish I could’ve spent weeks! Here are my top five recommendations for things to do in my favorite European city (so far).

the foodie’s travel guide to Barcelona, Spain (vegetarian & vegan friendly)

the foodie’s travel guide to Barcelona, Spain (vegetarian & vegan friendly)

Before visiting Barcelona, silly, naive me thought Spanish food was nothing to get excited about—but I soon discovered that Barcelona is a fantastic food destination! Here are some of my picks for eating your way through Barcelona, including some vegetarian and vegan options which are notoriously elusive in Spain.

staying sustainably stylish in Spain / SS17 trends lookbook

staying sustainably stylish in Spain / SS17 trends lookbook

Confession: I am a chronic over-packer. I just like to be prepared for every sartorial situation, you know? But let’s learn from my mistakes so you can pack smart and stylish for your next vacation! I’ve compiled a list of my spring and summer vacation essentials that will keep you comfy, clothed, and looking super cute in every #travelgram.

36 hours in Granada, Spain

36 hours in Granada, Spain

Here’s my itinerary of things to see, eat, and do in Granada!

hanging around in tulip town / tulip trekker tips

hanging around in tulip town / tulip trekker tips

One of Washington state’s quintessential spring sights, besides the gorgeous cherry blossoms, are the colorblock fields of tulips that pretty much transport you to the Netherlands. Read on for some handy day trip tips if hanging around in Tulip Town at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival sounds like your jam.