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Exploring Barcelona’s Eixample Neighborhood

Barcelona, a European cultural center with a city-proper population of 1.6 mil, has several great neighborhoods, to include: Ciutat Vella (Old Town), the Barri Gotic, La Rambla, and El Raval. Another great neighborhood that visitors will not want to miss is Eixample, a vibrant, relatively modern district of Barcelona. Also read: Where to stay in Barcelona Perfect 3 Days in …

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Exploring Barcelona’s Montjuïc

Montjuïc, situated on a hill in Barcelona’s Sants-Montjuïc neighborhood just southwest of the city center, boasts some of the best views of the city as well as some of Barcelona’s finest museums and sights. Also read: Where to stay in Barcelona Perfect 3 Days in Barcelona Itinerary  Best Things to Do in Barcelona – Recommended by a Local …

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Follow Your Nose to These Food Streets in Paris

Paris has a myriad of restaurants, bars, and specialty shops clustered throughout the city’s twenty arrondissements. In need of a French comic book or two? Visit the row of comic book shops on rue Dante in the 5th Arrondissement. In Paris, restaurants featuring a wide variety of cuisine are also found gathered together in concentrated areas. …

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Gaudí’s Barcelona

Gaudí’s Barcelona – How its Unique Architecture Defines the City Antoni Gaudí’s unique architecture, also known as Catalan Modernism, defines Barcelona for many of its visitors. Born in 1852, Gaudí became one of Spain’s most celebrated architects. His works defied any one particular architectural style though were clearly influenced by art from around the world, including: …

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Getting Around Madrid on the Cheap

Though wandering around the streets of Madrid is a great way to see the city, be sure to take advantage of the fantastic public transportation system in the capital. Getting to Madrid From the Airport Madrid Barajas International Airport connects to the city by Metro line 8 and by Cercanias commuter train line C-1. The fastest, and …

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Brussels in a Day

  Brussels is a lovely city and great jumping off point to visit towns throughout Belgium as well as nearby international destinations like Paris and Amsterdam. Consider staying in Brussels and using the city as your hub while you take day trips to nearby locations. The city can be explored in one day or many. …

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Munching Your Way Through Madrid’s Vibrant Food Scene

Any trip to Madrid could quickly become food-centric, as one visits Madrid’s vibrant food scene at the markets, taverns, restaurants, and bars; sampling the best that Spain’s capital city has to offer. From delicious Spanish breakfast foods to savory paella, don’t miss any opportunity to eat more Spanish food!!! One might as well begin with …

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