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Born Architecture

On our trip to Barcelona we stayed in El Born, a very lively old neighborhood we had enjoyed exploring when we lived in the city years ago.   24 more words


Pedro: Barcelona exit talk is logical

Barcelona attacker Pedro has admitted rumours he could leave the club are only logical due to his lack of playing time.

Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez are firmly established as Luis Enrique’s first choice options in attack at Camp Nou and the Masia graduate has been pushed to the sidelines, making just 12 league starts so far this season. 198 more words


Top 5 Cultural Festivals You Can Tie In With A Cruise

There are some amazing ‘bucket-list’ worthy festivals all over the world and if you’re on a land holiday, you can often pay through the nose as accommodation prices are hiked up to cope with the demand. 910 more words


Visiting the Vineyards of Vilarnau

A few months back (more like four) I posted a wine review of Vilarnau Grand Reserva 2010. At that time the producer was just a name amongst others, however, with a style of wine that I am very fond of (chalky, minerally with hints of fruit). 915 more words


The genius of Antoni Gaudi

This post has taken me the longest time to prepare.  That´s perhaps because it is about a man who was a visionary beyond his time, an ascetic who worked for his passion and never cared for any accolades for his work, a Maverick whose designs have brought in a revolution in the global contemporary architectural world. 641 more words


I have a confession.

As excited as I am about my trip tomorrow, I am also scared as hell because I hate flying.

Hate it.

I’m always amazed at everyone’s ability to be so casual about shooting 39,000 ft into the air. 252 more words