Barcelona Card Worth it to Explore the City?

Planning a trip to Barcelona and wondering whether the Barcelona Card is worth buying? We recently visited Barcelona for an academic conference and our 9 year wedding anniversary, in a lovely stay that totaled 6 days. When not working, we had a fantastic time exploring inspiring Gaudi’s magnificent architecture, beautiful art and enjoying delicious food….

Non Stop Madrid, The European City That Never Sleeps

  While Barcelona is a beautiful city with great nightlife, the city pretty much shuts down on Sunday night. Contrast this with Madrid, which is as lively on Sunday night as it is every other night of the week. This past January we visited Spain’s capital and found that despite Spain’s economic turmoil, residents of…

Renting Tips for Europe

Finding an apartment in your own city can be a nightmare, let alone a foreign country! But if you’ve decided to take the plunge and move abroad here are some renting tips for Europe, particularly particularly if you’re planning a move to the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Germany, the UK or Ireland. We’ll have a post to…