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Your personal to do list this summer in Barcelona

Whether its January or July, you will always be able to stumble upon something unique  happening in Barcelona.  But like most places, it oozes its coolness and shines most in the months from April to September. Any given day you step outside you are bound to find yourself sipping on a vermut in a neighborhood…

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Or..how to fly in an airplane without having to wear a diaper.

Airports, amirite? Magical places full of love, hope, and dreams unlived. Let me be clear. I am talking about everything that happens A.S.—After Security. Until everyone has passed this point, it is a shit show across the board, and Ill be the first one to admit that anyone, ANYONE who gets in my way should…

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All of your Toledo must-dos from a local himself

If you ever ask a Spanish person about the history and culture of their country, one of the first things they will tell you is how for centuries, three major religions and their respective cultural traditions, foods, and architectural styles coexisted together for centuries. Of course, how truly peaceful their coexistence was, we will never…

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5 things that Lyon is waiting to show you

One of the best things about living in Barcelona and being in your twenties with only a small feline to worry about while you're away, is that you can jet off for a weekend without much of a second thought. Weekend trips also make for the perfect Christmas present. Enter: Lyon! Where is this guy…

Where to see films in their original language in Barcelona

Wow. Quick question. Have you ever stared at a word so long or said it so many times that it just stopped making sense? That just happened to me with the word "MOVIES" while making the image for this post. Yikes. Moving on. One of the things I most often point to when someone brings…

The tactics that have gotten me a free first class upgrade….twice!

UPDATE: As of posting this, it had worked for me once. But as of this summer, this has now worked for me TWICE. Both times with a European airline, both times leaving Europe. When I left from the States both times, it was a hard, "Nope". I have taken at least two transatlantic flights a…