24 Hours in Barcelona: A Quick Guide to the Catalan Capital // Brittany from Boston

24 Hours in Barcelona: A Quick Guide to the Catalan Capital

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Your first key for surviving 24 hours in Barcelona is to know that people here do not consider themselves Spaniards, but rather they are Catalonians. Or at least they’re Catalonians first. Don’t go around insisting you’re in Spain or you’ll cause yourself some real trouble! Semantics aside, Barcelona is a really cool city. As you […]

Culture to the Extreme in Basque Country // Brittany from Boston

Culture to the Extreme in Basque Country

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In the Pyrenees Mountains of Spain and France there is a population of people with an extreme take on culture and nationalism. Rather than identifying as Spanish and French citizens, respectively, they are Basque citizens. This is Basque Country. The people dress alternatively and hold true to their Basque traditions, like speaking only the Basque […]