Other than sex, there seems to be no stronger temptation in this world than chocolate. That luscious, dark confection can bring strong men to their knees and make smart women swoon.
While Barcelona is a very modern place, its lasting impressions are timeless. It’s one of our favorite big cities in Europe.
Barcelona is a very pedestrian and bike-friendly place, and how refreshing that is. It’s also a very large city, and like all big cities has problems with cars, parking, and traffic. To help solve part of these problems they’ve started a “borrow a bike” program. The program is called “Bicing” and the basic idea is that …
The food scene in Barcelona is incredible! This region of Catalonia has a well-earned culinary reputation, both for its traditional styles and “nueva cocina espanola.”
This richly detailed structure is the Arc de Triomf, which along with the plaza, were the gate and grand entrance for the exposition held in Barcelona in 1888. It’s built in the Moorish Revival style and was completed one year before the Eiffel Tower in Paris, featured in the 1889 World’s Fair.
Maintaining a fitness regimen while traveling is difficult at best, and frequently impossible. It takes planning and strong motivation to stay on track when traveling long term, and it seems there’s always a good excuse to skip the exercise that day.
As a first-year university student, I made a scheduling mistake which would haunt me for four months … Art History at 8:00am. What made this such a dunderhead blunder was not only the inhumane time of day, but the class format.