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Sagrada Família & Sailing Away

One of Barcelona’s most famous must-sees is the Basilica of the Sagrada Família, the largest church in the city designed by Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí. Although the construction of the church began in 1882 it is still unfinished… and it is insane. Your…
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Madrid Weekend Getaway

Last weekend I said goodbye to my new home in Barcelona for a few days to experience another city in Spain, Madrid! A friend of mine who I hadn’t seen since she moved from the U.S. to Amsterdam 2 years ago…
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A Day of Firsts in Barcelona

Sipping the best cappuccino ever outside a café across the street from apartment in Barcelona, I’m proud of myself to finally be up before 10am. It’s taken almost a week to get on track with this new timezone, and I’m…
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Eurotripping & Down Under

I was hoping to share these plans sooner but the past month has been a whirlwind of out-of-town weekends, selling and giving away most of my things, packing up the important ones, saying goodbye to the first apartment I’ve rented on my own…
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I’m Outta Here

Well, it’s official. I have my first month booked living in Barcelona, Spain and I will be leaving in June! I can’t believe it’s around the corner, but even more so I can’t believe I’ve decided to leave the security of a…
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5 Favorite Nightstand Books

Although my kindle is great and of course very practical, I am still a sucker for a physical book- the cover, turning an actual page, plus they always make for nice decorations around the house. I have a collection of…
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Go-For-It Motivation

Time for a little motivation that will light a fire under your ass to go after what you really want in life. I recently began the process of a HUGE life change… leaving the safety and security of a full-time, office…
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A Wild Side

Usually you’re either all about some animal print, or not a fan at all. I’ve always been a lover of wild prints, in particular leopard. You’ll find little pops of it around my apartment with throw pillows or knick knacks, but…