The Picasso Museum in Barcelona is a terrific tribute to Picasso’s close relationship with a city where he spent his youthful years and honed his prodigious artistic talent. It is also the only one to have opened during his lifetime, according to his suggestions, done so in 1963 by his friend and personal secretary Jaume Sabartes.
Known for its sandy beach and the many restaurants and nightclubs La Barceloneta is Barcelona’s seaside resort neighbourhood, known for its sandy beach and the many restaurants and nightclubs along its boardwalk. Tony and Helen checked it out late one Sunday afternoon: “We’re at Barceloneta, and that’s the W Hotel. And now, if I pull […]
Suggested Tour Routes to make the best of your holiday in Spain A Suggested Route around Spain Although Spain is a major tour destination in its own right, many tours combine it with Portugal and even Morocco. Such combinations inevitably miss out interesting areas. Here’s a route that covers most of the major Spanish attractions […]
THE MAGIC FOUNTAIN OF MONTJUIC IS MAGICAL INDEED: The Magic Fountain of Montjuic is one of Barcelona’s more popular attractions. Although I had previously seen pictures of the Magic Fountain (La Font Magica), nothing quite prepared me for how magical this Montjuic fountain is. We were rushed from our dinner to Montjuic to catch the […]
Spain, a Shopaholic’s Destination: You can’t avoid shops in Spain even if you wanted to! No matter where you go, whether it’s the big cities like Madrid, Barcelona, Seville and Valencia, or the little towns and villages that you happen to be passing through, there are all kinds of shops bursting to the seam with […]