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Entries by Leora Novick from 08/2012

What To Expect From Barcelona In Peak Season

| Posted 08.03.2012 | Travel

While the Dali Museum may beckon, and you may want to begin checking off that guidebook list, don't spend your entire vacation on the classic Barcelona tourist trail.

Learning To Live With Less

| Posted 08.10.2012 | Travel

When you think about picking up your life and moving across the world for six months, things in your life tend to fall into two different categories. Can I live without it or do I need this for my everyday happiness?

A Tapas Retreat At The Mercado De San Miguel

| Posted 08.13.2012 | Travel

Hunting down a tapas bar in Madrid is like looking for a Starbucks in New York City: Not hard.

Park Guell: Gaudi's Fantasy Land For Adults

| Posted 08.14.2012 | Travel

Filled with whimsical structures, mosaic tiled dragons, fountains and oddly shaped tunnels, Park Guell is no ordinary park. Here you can feel free to let your imagination run wild, as it seems quite possible to glimpse a fairy or two in this mysterious place.

Where To Teach English For Free (And Actually Make A Difference)

| Posted 08.17.2012 | Travel

At this unique language camp, English speakers are not charged to participate, and on top of that are given the compensation of free accommodation and meals for their time.

Teaching English, One Bite At A Time

| Posted 08.31.2012 | Travel

During my five day English immersion program with VaughanTown, I made lifelong friends with whom I spent hours walking, talking about life and sharing hopes and fears. One of the most notable parts of the program for me, were the meal times.