4 Things that Happen When You Visit Barcelona

The Dr. Suess town for architecture, traveling to Barcelona is not an experience you will soon forget.  The city is vastly different from small town Florence, so here are 5 things that will happen when you visit. If you think Italians eat late, the dinner time here is even later. There was one night we […]

The Best Sights to See in Barcelona

Barcelona is a hip and funky city, with architecture resembling that of Dr. Seuss.  In this trendy city it can be hard to narrow down the sights to see, especially if you are only visiting for a weekend.  Barcelona is a city that parties all night, and thrives during the day.  There are beaches, clubs, bars, […]

A Look into Catalan Cuisine

Tapas, Paella, Sangria… That’s what they eat in Barcelona, right? At least that’s what I thought. However, Barcelona is the capital city of the independent community of Catalonia and Catalan grub is quite different from the food of the rest of Spain. Follow this cheat sheet to eat & drink like a true Catalan for […]

The Barcelona Hot List

1. Park Guell The famous mosaics by Gaudi at Park Güell. (Photo by Maggie Pentek) The view seems to be a painting, I can ensure you that it’s not. With the ticket price at 7 euros, making it a bang for your buck, this is a must see. Schedule your visit towards the end of […]