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VALENCIA IN PICTURES PART 2

VALENCIA IN PICTURES PART 2

valencia in pictures part 2 is what happened next during my trip. below you have a few pics from our trip to saler, one of the wilder beaches just outside the city. i rarely miss picking sea shells when i have the opportunity. this is what i found, washed and laid out to dry in the...
VALENCIA IN PICTURES PART 1

VALENCIA IN PICTURES PART 1

valencia in pictures part 1 is the first post of the upcoming three about my recent trip. since it was my third visit, i took it slow: i spent time with friends, i spent time alone and i had absolutely nothing on my to-do list. i had great weather: the temperature was above 20 degrees celsius and the...
MERCAT CENTRAL IN VALENCIA

MERCAT CENTRAL IN VALENCIA

mercat central in valencia makes for some serious market porn. i love to visit local markets during trips and get lost in them. if you are like me, this one’s for you! when you are in spain, your next good meal is never far. and the market places reflect that. they are not shabby, utilitarian spaces where...
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...
MOOD BOARD NO 17

MOOD BOARD NO 17

mood board no 17 is the first post of its kind in 5 months. oops! on one hand, the winter light is not so good. on the other, the wall wasn’t complete so i postponed the post until it was at least 75% full. the neverending buildings are an instagram shot from hong kong. it’s part...
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...
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!...
CUINES AT MERCAT SANTA CATERINA

CUINES AT MERCAT SANTA CATERINA

cuines at mercat santa caterina was so good that i had lunch there twice. i recommend it if you are looking to have a great casual meal in barcelona. the market and the restaurant were on my to short do list. i had decided that this trip would be more relaxed. so i just wrote down...
BARCELONA - DAY 1

BARCELONA – DAY 1

barcelona – day 1 is me finally getting to start telling you about my recent trip. so far, i have only been reliving it in a loop in my head while overworking. after spending a few days in valencia, i took off to barcelona. we woke up early on a rainy november day and went...