Tag: #autumn

Autumn in Barcelona – Camp Nou Experience

FC Barcelona - Camp Nou

We have reached the final day of sightseeing in Spain before catching an early morning flight back to Singapore the next day. At my last trip to Barcelona in 2014, I managed to watch the FC Barcelona match at Camp Nou but did not get to visit the Museum. Therefore I prioritised my time to visit

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Autumn in Madrid – El Retiro Park & Prado

Last day at Madrid before heading back to Barcelona and a great time at Toledo the day before.  After breakfast in the hotel, I headed to El Retiro Park which was just a couple of minutes walk, down the road from the hotel I was staying.   El Retiro Park El Retiro Park is the main

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An Autumn Day in Toledo

Toledo

I woke up early, had lots for breakfast and walked to the Sol Railway Station to catch the train to Toledo. It was quite a challenge to buy the train tickets to Toledo as everything at the train station was in Spanish. After enquiring at multiple counters, I bought the high-speed rail round-trip tickets to Toledo.

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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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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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