Emily Flowers

Barcelona

The perfect Barcelona tour

Barcelona. (Photo Credit: Annoesjka Brohm. Website: Annoesjka.co.uk

When you live in a city like Barcelona, you are not unaccustomed to visitors. Though I sometimes serve as an unlicensed tour guide to my friends from the US, when I can’t take people around (because I’m playing tourist somewhere else), I provide them with a list of my most[…]

I was pickpocketed in Barcelona! True tales (and advice) from the victims

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Barcelona is such an amazing vibrant city, much like Vegas, much like New York, and much like Paris. No city is perfect, and Barcelona is no exception. Though Barcelona is pretty safe for violent crime, it has a reputation for its rash of non-violent petty theft: the pickpocket. Even today,[…]

Busking in Barcelona Part 1: Why I Turned to a Life of Busking

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Why I Turned to a Life of Busking This is the 1st part of a 2 part series on “Busking in Barcelona.” Here is “Busking in Barcelona Part 2: 10 Reasons Why You Should Let the Public Pay You for Your Music by Busking.” When I tell people that I’m a[…]

Busking in Barcelona Part 2: 10 Reasons Why You Should Let the Public Pay You for Your Music by Busking

This is Part 2 of Busking in Barcelona. To read “Busking in Barcelona Part 1: Why I Turned to a Life of Busking,” click here. Maybe busking is something that’s looked down on here and in the United States. Maybe we are clumped in with the legions of beggars playing[…]

Review of Rachael Yamagata’s Concert in Barcelona (and Why I think she’ll be Busking with Me Here Soon)

Rachael Yamagata in Concert in Sala Bikini (Barcelona, Spain)- October 4th, 2015 I was running a bit late to meet my friend in the Sala Bikini last night to see Rachael Yamagata’s concert. I am always running late. Even more so in Barcelona and really worse when it’s to a[…]