Review: Lunch at El Celler de Can Roca, Girona, Spain

In March 2020, precariously right before COVID-19 hit Europe and the Americas real hard, I ventured to Barcelona, Spain. Why Barcelona when Spain’s cases were on the rise? Well, at the time the recorded official cases were around 500-600 centered around Madrid and most importantly I figured it was worth the risk because….upon calling, I…

24 Hours in Madrid, Spain

[Weekend Trip Series] For my first weekend journey in 2017 I spent 24 hours in Madrid, Spain. I had previously been to Spain in 2008 as part of a High School summer language immersion program. I recalled that I thought Madrid was ok, a little dirty and really not that exciting compared to some other…

24 Hours in Barcelona, Spain

My first post in my new Weekend Series will cover my 24 hours in Barcelona, Spain over a weekend way back in September 2016. I have been to Spain before, did a wonderful 3 week home stay language immersion program in Cadiz and Madrid, which was incredible. But I hadnt been back since that program in…