Complete guide to Barcelona’s Parc Güell

Gaudi’s work at the magical Parc Güell has become part of Barcelona’s identity. A visit to this great city is not complete without a trip to Parc Güell. My guide to Parc Güell will help you plan your visit and make the most of your time at one of the city’s greatest landmarks.

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Explore Gaudi’s Barcelona

Explore Gaudi’s six most impressive buildings in Barcelona. Visit gems like Parc Guell and the Sagrada Familia.

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10 Things to do in Madrid’s city center

Madrid is one of those cities I constantly long to go back to.  I can see myself living, working and eating here.  I’m in love with the Spanish way of life, the ‘duende’ you’ll hear many of them speak of.  Madrid’s city center is a great place to get an idea of what Madrid is…

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Photo Pop-up: Kyoto’s Kiyomizu-dera

Kyoto’s Kiyomizu-dera (temple), observation deck, Kyoto, Japan 🙂  

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What about Nice? A city on its own

The first thing you’ll hear about Nice, the fifth biggest city in France, is its blue waters and famous pebble beaches.  The capital of the Côte d’Azur is unlike any of the other big French cities.  It’s glitzy but not quite like Paris, it’s a port city but not quite like Marseille, a resort town…

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Exploring a hilltop village in France

A hilltop village on the edge of the French Riviera and the Alpes Maritimes, fortified since medieval times and presently boasting with an art collection within its narrow streets to make you weep.  The hilltop village of St. Paul de Vence is the perfect escape for a busy mind.

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Photo Pop-up: The street art of my travel dreams

Photo taken in Tarragona, Spain during the Santa Tecla festival 2014 🙂

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The echoes of African mountains

The Cederberg mountains and nature reserve boasts with impressive rugged rock formations, streams of fresh mountain water, centuries old rock art and delicious wines.  Located approximately 300 km from the mother city of Cape Town, a weekend camping, hiking and swimming is the best getaway from the city one could ask for.

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