Category: Spain

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

Continue reading

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,

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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. 

Continue reading

Autumn in Barcelona – La Rambla & La Pedrera

Roof top view of La Pedera

My first trip to Barcelona was in November 2014 for the Smart Cities Expo World Congress, the annual worldwide event held in Barcelona. I was there for seven days of which four days for an internal meeting, followed by the Congress and I extended two days for sightseeing. I caught the red-eye flight to Barcelona.

Continue reading

My Reverse Bucket List on Travel

My Reverse Bucket List

I wrote a post on my bucket list in last October and that was the first time I listed down my bucket list. I am a go with the flow kind of person and don’t exactly plan for my personal travels. I usually plan a trip to the back of my business travel or decide

Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Edge (Barcelona)

Park Guell

This week’s photo challenge is Edge. This picture was taken by my friend at Park Guell in Barcelona. Park Guell was declared a Cultural Heritage of Humanity site by UNESCO since 1984. The people in the picture were standing at the edge at the highest point of Park Guell. For more on Park Guell, check

Continue reading