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SKETCH: Reluctantly on a villa vacation in Catalonia

Villa vacation in Catalonia

I’m standing at Barcelona airport and it’s all my wife’s fault. I don’t want a villa vacation in Catalonia, I don’t speak Spanish, I don’t like her extended family, and the thought of being trapped with them for week in a rental makes me wince. Yet here I am among their happy, pale and expectant faces waiting for luggage to arrive on carousel 3. The name of the airport... Continue reading

5 ways to persuade yourself to take that villa vacation in Catalonia

Villa spa Catalonia

Doubting the villa vacation? Not booked yet? Come off that fence! Read on… Not too sure where Catalonia is but can I afford to get there? Before waxing lyrical about the delights of a villa stay in Catalonia, it can be handy to know that you can get there affordably and easily. The two main airports are in Barcelona (El Prat) and Girona (Costa Brava airport), both of which are serviced by various... Continue reading