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Welcome to our blog! We are Laura and Dídac, a couple living in Barcelona (Catalonia). We work as a corporate lawyer and a digital transformation consultant, respectively, in our day-to-day life, but since we met we knew that we shared the same curiosity to travel and discover a bit more the amazing planet in which we live. We think that travelling is the best way to spend our free time and decided to create this blog to share our experiences in our own land, in Europe and beyond. We hope that the information in this blog might be useful and help you when planning your trips.

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The Muslim Heritage of Xi’An Mapping The Map 5d

We're back after a brief period "off". We've been very busy planning our wedding and our next big…

China

Cabrera Sanctuary: a Rest on the Top Mapping The Map 75d

We are back with one of those post that aims to show you something different to do from Barcelona.…

Spain #kids #mountain #nature #view

Inside the Walls of Pingyao Mapping The Map 82d

When we first thought about visiting China last summer we started gathering information about what…

China #architecture #city #history #photography

Namibrand Nature Reserve and the Orange Sand Mapping The Map 111d

The day started at 5am in the Shark Island in Lüderitz. We spent the night there, protected by some…

Namibia #animals #national park #nature #wildlife

Lleida and Its Medieval Past Mapping The Map 131d

These days we are bit busy because we are moving to a new flat but one week ago we had some free…

Spain #architecture #history #photography #view

Arashiyama: Bamboo Forest and Monkeys Mapping The Map 145d

When we visited Kyoto we realized we could not see all the temples of the city. There are more than…

Japan #animals #city #nature #wildlife

A 10-Day Road Trip in Portugal Mapping The Map 159d

Portugal is not a big country but there is a lot to see and do. Most people only focuse their…

Portugal #architecture #city #roadtrip #sightseeing

Riding Around Yulong River Mapping The Map 167d

South of Guilin, in China, you can find the biggest karst formation of the world. The erosion has…

China #lifestyle #nature #photography #rivers & lakes

Arbúcies, My Hometown Mapping The Map 173d

Today, while resting with a cup of coffee in my parent's home, I thought that it was time to write…

Spain #festival #lifestyle #mountain #nature

Opuwo, the Himba Paradise Mapping The Map 180d

After our Damaraland expedition that took us to the wildest landscapes of Namibia, we drove from…

Namibia #adventure #nature #photography #wildlife

Bergamo, the Most Beautiful Square in Europe Mapping The Map 187d

Bergamo might be one of the most beautiful cities in Italy. However, this little city sometimes…

Italy #architecture #art #history #romance

Heart of Catalonia: Wine, Food and Medieval Monasteries Mapping The Map 194d

Just 30 minutes driving from Barcelona, the Bages is an inland region full of history, landmarks…

Spain #drinks #food #history #temple

Summer Palace, an Oasis in Beijing Mapping The Map 201d

It was our fist day in Beijing. We landed at the city at around 4 a.m. without having slept much…

China #building #city #history #temple

Jewels of Datong Mapping The Map 216d

knock, knock, knock. It was 5:30am. The employee of China Railway company knocked the door and woke…

China #art #cave #history #temple

First Time in Dublin: 8 Things You Cannot Miss Mapping The Map 222d

As we already said in this post, our first trip together was to Dublin, so it has been a long time…

Ireland #animals #city #museum #park

Nara, an Old Capital Full of Deers Mapping The Map 230d

Nara was the capital of Japan during the Nara period (710-784). It was enough to build one of the…

Japan #animals #city #sightseeing #temple

Aveiro, Beach and Moliceiros Mapping The Map 236d

For some of our friends and acquaintances it's still summer. Everyday in the social networks we…

Portugal #beach #city #lifestyle #nature

Two Weeks in China Mapping The Map 243d

Some days ago we arrived back home after two weeks in China. Although two weeks seem a very short…

China #city #history #lifestyle #rivers & lakes

Damaraland Expedition (3): the Last Survivors Mapping The Map 252d

Monday 21st of August. Year 2017. Uis. It was not in our plans to spend a night in Uis. Therefor I…

Namibia #history #mountain #nature #photography