Paul Cannon Paul Cannon has lived in Barcelona for more than 10 years, where he writes for newspapers and guidebooks.He is a fluent Spanish speaker. Experience Paul Cannon is a former writer for TripSavvy. He has lived in Barcelona since the early noughties writing for newspapers and guidebooks. He speaks Spanish fluently, is an avid reader of Spanish history and loves a good old-fashioned three-hour lunch. He has gone swimming in the coves of the Costa Brava, stomped up a mountain in the Pyrenees, marveled at a Moorish arch, and devoured the country's best tapas on his quest to discover more of Spain. About TripSavvy and Dotdash TripSavvy, a Dotdash brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.