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BARCELONA PINCHOS TOUR

If you have ever been to Barcelona before, you have probably tried pinchos. Also called pintxo or pinchu, these are sort of Barcelona’s answer to tapas culture and are wildly popular. All a pincho is, is a slice of bread with a topping. Traditional toppings are things like jamon iberico or croquettes. However, these days creativity plays as much a part in pinchos offerings as many hot trendy restaurants. This Barcelona Pinchos Tour article…

A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO GRANADA’S BEST TAPAS

Granada has to be one of my favorite cities in the world, and a lot of it has to do with their tapas culture. For those of you that don’t know, tapas are a small plate of food that is free with the purchase of a drink. Nowadays this idea of free doesn’t really exist in most places in Spain, but in Granada you can’t go to a bar or restaurant and…

The Best Paella In Valencia

There is a lot to do in Valencia. From seeing the “holy grail” to lounging at Malvarrosa, to visiting the second best Aquarium in the world, there is something for everyone. However what may be the most popular thing in Valencia for tourists and locals alike is eating Paella. A common misconception is that Paella is a seafood dish. While that be a popular version around the world, a true Paella Valenciana is made with…

Things To Do In Valencia

Valencia is a beautiful historical city that is located on the south-eastern coast of Spain. The city has lots of beautiful sights to offer for tourists. Valencia is well known for its art and science and there are some amazing devoted structures that include an oceanarium, an interactive museum and a planetarium. But not just this makes the city special, Valencia is a place where you can find the best Paella in Spain, beautiful…

Things To Do In Barcelona

Barcelona is a city that everyone who likes to travel should visit at least once in a lifetime. To me Barcelona for Spain is the same as Florence for Italy. The place where art was blooming at all times and where imagination rather than established rules created this city. Mostly because of Gaudi and other architects. In this article you will find the 16 most amazing things to do in Barcelona…

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…