Top things to do in Barcelona

What to see and do in Barcelona, and how to get around. Find out too, where karensdestinationunknown has uncovered some hidden gems! Continue reading Top things to do in Barcelona

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The Language Barrier

I love languages, my main skill in life is speaking foreign languages (namely German and Spanish, with a bit of French to go with it, and the most basic Italian). I’ve even won awards for my linguistic talents. I knew, when I came to South America, that Brazil is the only country on the continent whose language is not Spanish, it’s Portuguese. This is why I bought a Brazilian Portuguese phrasebook before I came here (I mentioned this in my post ‘The Packing Process’, and there is an accompanying photo). I knew Portuguese wasn’t the same as Spanish, but I … Continue reading The Language Barrier