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LAST DAY IN BARCELONA

LAST DAY IN BARCELONA

last day in barcelona was spent mostly in my head while walking around. i started the day by having breakfast on the roof of caixa forum. and then i went up the montjuic. i went to visited the jardi botanic historic. just so you know, expect less exquisite flowers and more forest-like scenery. also, it’s...
BACK IN BARCELONA

BACK IN BARCELONA

back in barcelona is a set of pictures from the first two days of my short stay in town. i went to bcn for a few days to see friends and reconnect with one of my favourite cities. my to-do list included what are generally considered secondary attractions. but i was there a few time before, so i...
BARCELONA - DAY 7

BARCELONA – DAY 7

barcelona – day 7 is what happened before we got into the airplane to return home. barcelona is one of my favourite cities in the world and i am already looking forward to going back! we took a last tour around downtown: la boqueria, las ramblas, port vell, the marina, the maritime museum, plaza de...
BARCELONA - DAY 6

BARCELONA – DAY 6

barcelona day 6 is my last full day in beautiful bcn. we took the avinguda del parallel this time and walked about half an hour to plaza d’espanya. the weather was windy and rainy, not unexpected for the beginning of december. we first went to caixa forum. we spent a few hours there, checking out the...
BARCELONA - DAY 5

BARCELONA – DAY 5

barcelona day 5 was another day spent walking around the city, getting to know it better. i had decided that this trip wasn’t going to be as ambitious as the others. i actually have a list of cities for which i have a secret hope. i wish that one day, i’ll go and see them...
BARCELONA - DAY 4

BARCELONA – DAY 4

barcelona – day 4 is the day i took my mom to tibidabo. in the morning, i came across this grey-glazed champagne ice cream. i took a picture but haven’t tasted it though. it looked interesting! we walked for a while, then took the bus and the funicular all the way to the top of the...
AI WEIWEI IN BARCELONA

AI WEIWEI IN BARCELONA

ai weiwei in barcelona was the only art show i saw during this trip. i admire ai weiwei’s relentless political work and fight. on the table, the retrospective of this tireless militant is a series of chronologically-ordered unknown or iconic items. he uses any type of media in order to get his message across. he collaborated with swiss...
BARCELONA - DAY 3

BARCELONA – DAY 3

barcelona – day 3 was the first day when the sun shone in barcelona! also, my mother came and my boyfriend went back home. but not before we had lunch at cuines santa caterina on romania’s national day. street art in raval. i visited the barcelona cathedral especially for the geese they keep in the...
CASA BATLLO DESERVES A VISIT

CASA BATLLO DESERVES A VISIT

casa batllo is one of the many building antonio gaudi left behind in his home city of barcelona. it’s beautiful inside and out and a treasure of original solutions. you can visit the house 365 days a year for the full price of 21.5 euro. it has a super central location, on passeig de gracia. i...
LA BOQUERIA OR MERCAT DE SANT JOSEP DE LA BOQUERIA

LA BOQUERIA OR MERCAT DE SANT JOSEP DE LA BOQUERIA

la boqueria is a bcn essential. whether you’re a tourist or a local, your path will sooner or later lead you there. just off la rambla, the colourful market serves as meeting place, grocery shop, breakfast joint or lunch eaterie. don’t get discouraged by the hoards of clueless tourists with cameras! just read between the...
LA XOCOLATERIA BY ORIOL BALAGUER

LA XOCOLATERIA BY ORIOL BALAGUER

la xocolateria is one of the best places to get your sugar fix in el born, in barcelona. sometimes, it just happens that we have sugar cravings. and when we do, it’s be a pity to fix it with a sad artificial chocolate bar or whatever. if you’re gonna sin, at least make it worth...
BARCELONA - DAY 2

BARCELONA – DAY 2

barcelona – day 2 was another gloomy and rainy november day. but i cannot complain: the city is always beautiful and full of cool secrets no matter the weather! as i was saying, my hotel was in raval so i got to walk around the neighbourhood a whole lot. so here’s a picture of it!...