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A Scoopometer 10! 6 Reasons To Eat At A Chiringuito – Food Culture In Spain

You are at the beach and have worked up an appetite slathering on the sun lotion, swimming, and a playing a tough game of volleyball. Hungry? Head to a chiringuito, a casual bar/restaurant serving you on the beach - another example of the food culture in Spain
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Home for the Holidays, Traditions in Oregon and Spain

For the first time in many years, I am going home for the holidays. My other home, that is, in the United States, where I grew up. Living abroad is exciting, and I adore travel, Spain, and Barcelona. But living here is also a sacrifice in a way, because I miss out on those special moments that my family shares together each year. Christmas is a good example, as are birthdays, Thanksgiving, anniversaries, and weddings
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Diary of a Stay-cation: Part 4 – When the Marijuana Blooms in Barcelona

It is unclear what the law on using and growing marijuana in Barcelona is. Is it legal? No. No entirely. However the police seem to turn a blind eye, and there are many bars where people smoke marijuana quite openly and without fear.
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Diary of a Stay-cation in Barcelona: 2

The thing about a stay-cation, is there's no hotel room. And therefore, no room service, maid service, or poolside drinks or pay-per-view... While many people in Spain spend sleepless nights on uncomfortable hotel beds, or are being roused at the wee hours of the morning by persistent maids wanting tidy up, I am snug as a bug in my own home. This is just one of the many perks taking a stay-cation has.
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Diary of a Stay-cation in Barcelona: 1

I will be publishing my adventures had during my Stay-cation here, on The Spain Scoop. Come mid-September, will I be sick of Barcelona? Or will I find a hundred new ways to fall in love with this city as a Stay-cation here? Tune into the next post to find out. I am sure the suspense it killing you.
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“A Century of Jazz” At CCCB – Barcelona Music

This jazz exhibition is a toe tappin' winner that blends jazz with movies, painting, photographs.
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