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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One day travel: Rome, the Eternal City

So Rome is on your list of big famous cities to see? But you only have one day to do it? This is my easy self-guided tour to Rome and covers all the main sites that you have to see in Rome on your first visit.

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Croatian Adventure: Finding Romans in Pula

Explore the Roman ruins left behind in the city of Pula, Croatia

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Photo Pop-up: Views of the Alhambra

The Alhambra, Granada, Spain.  One of my favorite places on earth.

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Croatian Adventure: The Lovely Rovinj

Rovinj is a picturesque town in the North of Croatia on the Istrian peninsula.  Rovinj made quite an impression on me with its beautiful colorful old town and the huge stone tower looming over the city from a top the hill.  It reminds me strongly of Venice but with a flavor of its own.  I…

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A walk through Avignon

Sometimes I wish the South of France was less crowded with tourists.  Which is not the best thing to say, as I am one myself.  Okay, not really.  There must be some difference between a traveller and a tourist, as I see myself as a traveller wanting to experience the essence of my destination rather…

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Travel at a slow pace in the border town of Perpignan

Have you ever heard of the French town of Perpignan?  Well, I haven’t.  When the lady I took French conversation from mentioned it in one of our Friday afternoon sessions I was intrigued.  She even suggested that I go there if I’m in the area.  So that I did.  En route from Barcelona to Provence,…

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Croatian Adventure: Picnic at sundown on the island of Rab

When you think about Croatia, you think about islands, sunshine, old red-roofed towns and vividly blue beaches.  A visit to one of Croatia’s smaller islands in the Northern Gulf of Kvarner, Rab, surprised me with its pine forest inlets and light spring drizzle.  What better way to celebrate the reappearance of the sun (just in…

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