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Rotten news in Barcelona – visit and spend soon!

From the NY Times. Rent control is ending for hundreds of small shops and putting the Barri Gòtic and other neighborhoods in danger of becoming just another cluster of modern chains. The Old Town parts of Barcelona are what make it … Continue reading

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High speed rail link between Paris and Barcelona

From France 24. Great news for train lovers – a faster train connection between Barcelona and Paris has just opened. Fast is kinda relative; not so much cutting off tons of time (only 20 minutes faster than previously) as eliminating a … Continue reading

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Take a deep breath and visit Spain!

Since marijuana is pretty much the biggest grossing crop in many countries (including the US), this could be just the ticket for pulling Spain‘s economy out of the toilet. From Deutsche Welle.

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A Short First Visit to Barcelona

  The best known area of Barcelona is the pedestrian promenade called La Rambla. It has one very narrow vehicle lane on either side of the boulevard, but these are off-limits to all private vehicles beginning around 8pm. At least … Continue reading

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