• Skincare Secrets from Spain Discovered!

    So, it turns out the rumor is true! The women in Spain are quite beautiful and here I’m happy to share some of their skincare secrets discovered. I don’t mean overly done-up, loads of makeup and over processed hair kind of beauty secrets. But natural! Minimal makeup, long locks with a true sun-kissed ombre to their hair AND glowing skin. Yup, youthful, dewey and bright complexions. As someone struggling to keep my skin hydrated and toned from the effects of hard city water in Barcelona, this got me thinking! What do the local women here know that I don’t? What…

  • The Ultimate Guide to Dressing Like a Local in Spain!

    After two years of living in this fantastic city and trying desperately to look less and less like an outsider, I’ve come to several fashion conclusions. There are some definite DOs and DON’Ts when it comes to fitting in like a local versus standing out like a…tourist! Regardless of what time of year you visit Barcelona, these tips will help you to plan accordingly and look the part! We first set foot in our new home city during the last week of August. The DEAD of summer. At the time I just couldn’t be bothered with adapting to local styles.…