Cycling Catalunya (part I) – escaping the big city on a bike

“Long live the beautiful cities we’ve created, the countryside we’ve inherited and the space in between” Spain is a noisy country. Bachelors and costumed friends celebrate last evenings of solitary life well into the late mornings, kids shout and cry, dogs bark at litter picked up in a passing breeze. Densely built apartments offer sound-bitesContinue reading “Cycling Catalunya (part I) – escaping the big city on a bike”

First 10 things I look for upon moving to a new city

It’s just shy of a week since I’ve moved to Barcelona. Since this isn’t the first time the my international vagabond tendencies have placed me in a new and unfamiliar city, for the longer-term, I can yet again observe what the first « things » (places, resources, infrastructure) are that I look for when getting to knowContinue reading “First 10 things I look for upon moving to a new city”