I recently gave you my reasons why you should do your first adventure to Europe with a travel company, and if you read it then you need to know how to survive it. Regardless of having these tips or not, it is an amazing experience. BUT I think it would of been smoother the first few days of the tour had I known these tips. … Continue reading Tips for Surviving a Fast Paced Tour
Travelling isn’t just about what you see, it’s also about what you eat.
If you are travelling to Barcelona, you will have so much to see you will forget to sit down and enjoy a meal. At least that’s what happens to me when I’m overwhelmed with the amount of beautiful things I can see in a short time.
I’m here to remind you of some of the must have foods you need to try on your trip to Barcelona, Spain. Continue reading “Eat Your Way Through Barcelona”
Planning to go to Spain for La Tomatina? Here are some things you should know before you go get tomatoes thrown at your face.
La Tomatina takes place at the end of August (varying every year), for a celebration that no one really knows why it started. Speculation is that the village people got angry at the government and started throwing tomatoes at them to show their anger. Anyways… The annual event is hosted in a Small town near the coast called Buñol, Valencia.
Where To Stay: the obvious choice would be to stay in Valencia. And if you have the time to spend a night there then I suggest you do so. However, book it in advance, it is a small town. You may end up getting a room at their university. You can also stay in Barcelona and get your tickets through a company that will drive you overnight to Valencia. Continue reading “La Tomatina: What to Expect”
If you are an architect, Barcelona is your heaven. There isn’t a street you can walk down that won’t wow you. Every single thing is designed – including the streetlights.
Talk about the “IT” place for a studying architecture. Everything needed to be designed. And the person who thrived in this was Gaudi – but more on this genius later.
Barcelona was the last location on my 2016 Europe Trip – and it was definitely an amazing way to end the adventure. We flew in from Santorini through Iberia Airlines; our hotel was ideally located in the middle of all the beauty. So as we emerged from the subway with all our suitcases, we started giggling. A strange reaction but it was so surreal to come out from underground to this interlocked sidewalk and be visually struck by this beautiful Gaudi building – Casa Batllo.
Less than an hour into the last leg of our trip and we were already feeling amazing! Continue reading “Barcelona”