Well, so are we, but don’t worry because we have found some quiet, beautiful, beaches only 20-30 minutes away. We decided to share these secret spots of ours below. So, here it is, our top 3 beaches just a hop, skip, and jump away.  1. Badalona Just a 20 minute ride on the train you…

Coming to Barcelona soon? Backpacking around the world? Visiting family for the week? Well, I know that when I pack for any type of travel I always say I’ll just bring a few things, but end up sitting on my suitcase, with maybe even the help of a friend to close it. I’ve been searching…

Paella is a typical Spanish recipe and is traditionally cooked in a “paellera” – a round flat pan with two handles. It is normally made using shellfish, but it can also be made with chicken or rabbit. In many Spanish villages, especially along the coast, they use giant paelleras on festival days which are big…

  Now that summer is coming, what better way to spend a nice afternoon than with a couple of friends drinking some refreshing Spanish Sangria? Invite some people over to your place and surprise them with this simple yet tasty drink. Prep Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 1 bottle (750ml) of red wine 250ml of fresh…

Peerby love people, neighbours and the planet. This new Dutch idea of “sharing is caring” is a fun way to acquire things that you may only want to use once, that so can’t possible justify buying. Their philosophy is:   “Save Money, Live Green & Meet Awesome People”   and has already been adapted by over 1000…

When moving to a new city, you need to get your bearings. Usually people stay in hostels until they eventually find an apartment they like. If you don’t have a friend already living there, go explore the city and talk to the locals (you may even see “For Rent” signs on balconies). You could even…