My Best of Barcelona

You don’t live somewhere without developing a taste and sense for the local businesses. So, after six years living in Barcelona, here are my top picks for places to eat and drink in Barcelona. A quick aside, life in Barcelona got incredibly comfortable (and lazy) in the past years: I grew fond of Deliveroo, a high quality take out service, which shows you recommended places close to your location. You can order anything from Brunch favourites to margaritas. … »

The End of an Era

Sunday, September 4th, 2011. The day I landed in Barcelona. Just for the second time. I spent 2 weeks there in July 2011 and fell in love with the city, returned to Leiden University only to deliver my Master thesis and then returned to Barcelona for good. Two days before the end of my vacation, and thanks to Twitter, I got offered a job as a web developer. The contract was sent over while I was on the plane and having it that easy, I thought I had to go there. … »