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La Selva: Getting Off The Beaten Track in Spain

La Selva means forest in English and is a region largely ignored by travelers. But, if you’re one who cares about authenticity and meeting locals, then La Selva is one of Spain’s best regions to visit. La Selva falls under the province of Girona, which is a part of Catalonia (Catalunya). We won’t get into …

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Barcelona’s (Fake?) Gothic Quarter: El Barri Gòtic

When you roam the tiny charming streets of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, or Barri Gòtic as Catalans call it, it makes you feel like you stepped hundreds of years into the past. That is, if you manage to visually remove all the vendors and tourists. However, the reality can be very different than what it appears …

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History & Gastronomy Highlights of La Selva

La Selva is part of the rebellious Catalonia (Catalunya) and it’s one of the greenest areas in Spain. No wonder it has ‘forest’ in its name! I’d like to draw your attention to this special region, which is rarely visited by travellers. And if you’re after an authentic Catalan experience, La Selva should be among your …

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Gaudí’s Barcelona: Sagrada Família & Casa Batlló

Gaudí’s architecture largely defines Barcelona and is something the city can be thankful for. I can’t imagine Barcelona without Gaudí, it would look way too ordinary! His buildings should definitely be on the top of everybody’s list of things to see and do in Barcelona! Gaudí’s religiousness and love for nature have largely permeated his …

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6 Reasons Why Valencia is the Berlin of the South

On my first trip to Valencia as a teenager I rushed around with my schoolteachers to see all the major sights and all that (rather boring) stuff. However, I returned to the city a year ago and was just struck by its coolness and resemblance of Berlin. I love Berlin so it’s a huge compliment! …

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Barcelona or Madrid – Where to Go?

You should go to both, of course! But what if you have limited time and can’t make up your mind whether to visit Barcelona or Madrid? TravelGeekery is here to help :) With nearly 400 miles being the distance between Madrid and Barcelona, the two cities differ in many aspects. From subtle details to outright …

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