Autumn in Madrid

Woke up early for a heavy breakfast, then I check out of Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos at Avinguda Diagonal at Barcelona. As I would be coming back to Barcelona for two nights before heading back home, I left my luggage with the hotel concierge and carried my overnighter to the Sants Railway Station. I managed to […]

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Autumn in Barcelona – Gaudi’s Casa Batllo

From the Museum, I made my way to Passeig de Gracia to check out the queue at Casa Batllo. It was my lucky day, there was barely any queue, I bought my ticket and stepped into Gaudi’s mystical masterpiece, I nicknamed it – The House of Mask. The facade is sprinkled with bits of blue, […]

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Autumn in Barcelona – Art Museum & The Arenas

Museu Nacional D'Art de Catalunya

We have come to the final day of the Smart Cities Expo World Congress 2015, I caught up with my colleagues from Spain who gave me great advice on where to go and what to do in my three days two nights visit to Madrid.  They encouraged me to get out of Madrid and take […]

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Barcelona, I am back!

Barcelona - Mercat de Santa Caterina

The time of the year was here again for the Smart Cities Expo World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. Being my second visit to Barcelona, I extended my stay to visit Madrid, the capital of Spain which I will cover in my subsequent posts. I took the red-eye flight direct to Barcelona and arrived in the […]

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Autumn in Barcelona – Picasso & FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona match taken by AudreySimplicity

After spending a day checking out Gaudi’s amazing architecture, I spent my last day in Barcelona at Picasso Museum and Camp Nou. To avoid the crowd, we got up early to visit Picasso Museum as it starts to get crowded by noon time. Another way to skip the queue is to get the Articket BCN Passport. With this single […]

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Autumn in Barcelona – Gaudi Day

Park Guell taken by AudreySimplicity

After four days of internal meeting and Congress, my two-day vacation has finally begun. Our first stop was La Sagrada Familia, the “Unfinished Church”. La Sagrada Familia La Sagrada Familia is one of the most visited monuments in the world. It has become an unofficial emblem of Barcelona despite still being a work in progress.  […]

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