The first time when I traveled abroad was some time ago, in Barcelona. I perfectly remember the terrible emotions, the anxiety, the enthusiasm faced in the airport, at the gate, looking with terrified eyes to the planes that were moving around. I remember also the terrible turbulence on that flight, the motion sickness, the tears, … Continue reading Barcelona travel guide; 4-day itinerary in December
I visited Barcelona three times (in August, January, and December). Last year, we visited it between 1st-5th of December and it was a nice experience. Below you can find my pros and cons of traveling there during winter. The cons are not meant to be a "do not go there" but all I want is … Continue reading The pros and cons of visiting Barcelona in winter
Montserrat is a beautiful oasis of peace in the middle of nature and a lovely escape from the noisy and crowded Barcelona. It is a religious place (a Benedict Monastery is located there) far away from the bustle of everyday's life. After being in a rush in Barcelona for 3 days, this trip was a … Continue reading Montserrat in December. An adventurous day trip from Barcelona to Montserrat
Cordoba is the host of the famous Mezquita, the Moorish mosque with the Catholic altar in the middle, the architectural masterpiece with lots of chapels, white-red candy cane arches and an impressive treasure room. Cordoba is a city full of colors, flowers, plants, white houses and Moorish architecture.
Reasons to visit Seville? its Cathedral is the biggest Gothic Cathedral in the world, Giralda, the icon of the city, Spain square with 48 colored pavilions is a mixture between Renaissance and Moorish Revival, Las Setas or Metropol Parasol, the world`s largest wooden structure, Jewish Quarter (Barrio de Santa Cruz).
Malaga has so many to offer: the Moorish domination (approximately 718 to 1487) left behind some precious citadels, in which the mudejar style triumphs: Alcazaba and Gibralfaro citadel, Malagueta beach, Roman theatre, Cathedral –La Manquita a mixture between Renaissance architecture and baroque façade, Picasso Museum.