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Sam Mednick, Barcelona Local Expert

About Sam

Sam’s passion for the sea and mountains makes Barcelona the optimal living destination. 

Sam's love for traveling has taken her to Africa, the Middle East, Europe and South America. Before moving to Barcelona Sam worked in Ghana as a foreign correspondent for a Canadian NGO, as well as a the Executive Radio Producer for an internationally syndicated lifestyle show based out of New York City. 

She hosted Barcelona's first english radio show and also writes a monthly coaching column for the only English magazine, Barcelona Metropolitan

In addition to her work with USA Today, Sam works as the Associated Press correspondent in South Sudan.

More about Sam:

Special Interests

Sam knows a lot about:

  • Skiing
  • Spanish, French & Italian Wines
  • Great gastro tapas restaurants

10Best Lists by Sam Mednick

10Best List

The Most Romantic Things to Do in Barcelona

Known for its design, gastronomy, architecture and nightlife, Barcelona is a Mediterranean playground. It strikes a healthy mix of romance meets leisure and no matter what your 'gusto' (taste), somehow every...



Friday's Project: It's Back in Barcelona

An affordable, stylish and trendy new/old shop is back in town. What was once renowned for its amazing clothes, Friday's Project is back in town and has returned to the streets of Spain. If you're looking for a...