Spain

The 6 Must See Gaudi Buildings In Barcelona

One of the most popular things to see when visiting Barcelona are all the various Gaudi creations. This architect is the most famous in Spain and for good reason. In this article I’m going to show you 6 of the must see Gaudi buildings throughout the city. Table Of Contents For The 6 Must See Gaudi Buildings In Barcelona La Sagrada Familia Park Guell Casa Batllo Casa Mila Guell Palace Casa Vicens La…

A Review Of The Valencia Aquarium: L’Oceanografic

Valencia is home to one of the best Aquariums in the world and definitely the best aquarium in Europe. The park is segmented into 15 different habitats with everything from freshwater fishes, to wetlands, to the open ocean. One of the most significant things that this aquarium boasts is the longest viewing tunnel in Europe at 114 feet, or 35 meters. While walking through the tunnel you can see over 20 different species of sharks…

Carrer de Blai: The Pinchos Street Of Barcelona

One of the best areas to visit in Barcelona is called El Poble-Sec. The reason being, well, it is home to Carrer de Blai aka Pinchos street. The long walking street is bordered by dozens of different pinchos bars, and most of them are quite good. You can come for lunch, and afternoon snack, or make a dinner out of it. In this article I’ll give you my favorite spots to get pinchos…

How To Get To Tibidabo In Barcelona

If you’ve walked around Barcelona at all, chances are you’ve taken a look up the mountain and seen a towering church of the peering over the entire city. No, this isn’t the famous La Sagrada Familia (which is just in a normal area of the city), it is The Temple of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. It is located on the top of Tibidabo mountain and has one of the best viewpoints…

Exploring Barcelona: Is The Barcelona Card Worth The Money

Let’s get one thing straight: Barcelona is an expensive city. Sure it isn’t as pricy as some European cities like Paris, London, or pretty much any place in Switzerland, but it is more than the rest of Spain for sure. One of my favorite things to get when I really want to explore a city is their Tourist Card. Before Barcelona I was in Granada and their Tourist card was fantastic…

Barcelona Airport Lounge (Joan Miro) Review

After our month long vacation in Spain, visiting Granada, Valencia, Mallorca, and Barcelona, it was finally time to head off. While El-Prat is not by any means an excellent airport, it is perfectly acceptable. My main gripe was the fact that even though we had the VIP Express track, it only helped us avoid the security check. This means we had to wait in an extremely long line to go through passport check as…

Layover in Mallorca Walking Tour

Depending on how long your layover in Mallorca is, you may want to leave the airport and explore the old town of Palma a bit. Luckily for you, the airport is quite close to the city, and it is extremely walkable. Maybe that’s why Palma is such a hot cruise ship destination. A few hours can allow you enough time to walk down pretty much all of the streets within the old city. We…

Where To Get Tapas In Granada

Tapas culture is alive and well in Granada, and sticking true to tradition they are free. I know what you are thinking, “Aren’t tapas always supposed to be free?” The answer is a resounding YES, however in many places these days the bars and restaurants expect you to pay for your food. If you are traveling around Spain, I would not expect free tapas at most places. That being said, bars and restaurants in…

How To Get To Granada

Granada is one of my favorite cities in all of Spain and one I recommend people visit. Whether you live in Spain, or just want to visit I hope this article can tell you how to get to Granada. The most convenient way to get to this city is by their airport of course. It is only 15 km away from downtown and there are plenty of taxi and buses to take you to the…

The Best View In Granada

When visiting most places most people want to find the best viewpoint. Whether to see the city, or to take awesome Instagram pictures. In this article I’m going to give you my favorite spots to get the best view in Granada. 1. Mirador San Nicholas Probably the most famous viewpoint in all of Granada, Mirador San Nicholas is an open square with an amazing view of The Alhambra. It’s located in the Sacromonte…