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I only had time to go to one region of Spain, and I’m glad Catalunya was that region. It’s hard to match the colour and vibrance of cities like Barcelona and Girona — and where else can you watch as a giant crowd suddenly transforms itself into a 7-story human pyramid?


On Missing Trains and Meeting Communists

Booking a ticket from Brisbane to Porto was no easy task. All of the major airlines flying from Australia seemed to have forgotten that Portugal was a viable destination, and any tickets to Lisbon to Porto had a several hundred dollar premium attached. I spent hours trawling Kayak trying to find options that were even…

Six Months of Instagram: Part 2

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how much I love Instagram. I had stopped using my phone for photos prior to Instagram; I just didn’t see the point when I usually had a better camera with me to record the moment. Now I have thousands of photos stored on my little memory card, many…

Six Months of Instagram, Part 1

Being an Android user, I was a bit late to the whole Instagram party. My friends had been constantly taunting me with their filtered, retro-style shots for at least a year by the time the app was finally released on Android in April of this year. I was one of the over one million users…

Photo of the Week: The Old Town of Girona

The last leg of my recently-finished European adventure finished in the small city of Girona in Spain’s Costa Brava region. Even though it meant I only got one day in Barcelona, I’m glad I chose to spend an extra day in this city before TBEX (the Travel Bloggers Exchange conference) started. It’s a wonderful city…

My Travel Plans for the Rest of the Year

At the end of June, I went down to Sydney for a day of blog conference mayhem at Nuffnang Blogopolis. I had a great time and met a lot of really interesting people that I hope to be able to meet up with again soon. It really inspired me, not only to improve this blog…

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