Day Trips around Barcelona

Day Trips around Barcelona

If you are lucky enough to be visiting Barcelona and spend there at least one week, then sooner or later you will start wondering what is there to find outside the city's limits. Well, the truth is that the vicinities of Barcelona can be just as gorgeous as the city itself. Also, the transport network that connects the Catalan capital to the neighboring attractions makes it quite easy to plan some memorable day trips around Barcelona. As for the possible destinations of these day trips, ... [ read more ]

Top 5 attractions in Madrid

Top 5 attractions in Madrid

It’s my difficult mission today to try and present you the top 5 attractions in Madrid. Like any major capital, Madrid has all the possible attractions, from historic landmarks and institutions to ultra-chic malls and shops. Madrid is well known for its local football team Real Madrid and its iconic stadium, for the great shopping and partying opportunities but also for its unequaled art museums. Apart from all these, the atmosphere on Madrid's streets is indeed exceptional: with party goers c... [ read more ]

A Picasso Tour in Spain

A Picasso Tour in Spain

It’s hard to imagine Modernist art without mentioning the name of Pablo Picasso. This Spanish painter has had an enormous influence over 20th century art and was among the few artists who actually received fame and recognition during their lifetime. Like many painters of his time, Pablo Picasso lived and worked in the bohemian neighborhoods of Paris. But this doesn’t make him less of a Spaniard: Spain is still the birthplace of Picasso and you’ll be able to admire many of Picasso’s earl... [ read more ]