Let’s be honest – these days we all could use a dreamy escape. When it comes to cities that feel like a dream, you can’t get much better than Barcelona, one of the most beloved cities in Spain which often lands on many traveler’s lists of favorite cities in Europe. Located in the North … [Read more…]
In today’s Women Who Travel Solo, former expat Michelle Philippon returns to Spain for the first time to celebrate her 30th birthday and shares stories from Madrid, Barcelona and Seville.
One of my favorite parts of the day is sunset, and when travelling I find it really fun to experience a destination’s unique sunset views. On my recent visit to Barcelona with my mom, we inadvertently stumbled across a great walking itinerary that takes you past major sights and sweeping views beautifully illuminated by the … [Read more…]
The spirit of Barcelona is distinctive. Perhaps it comes from all the warm sunshine, but the air of this city is just doused with excitement, beauty, and limitless possibilities for a future driven by unbridled imagination. A central pioneering force in molding this spirit was Antoni Gaudí, a Spanish architect who spearheaded Catalan Modernism and … [Read more…]
Soft sounds of Spanish guitar drift through the city streets of Barcelona, wafting through iron railings and coming to rest at my feet as I soak up the spring sunshine from my balcony at Hotel Praktik Rambla. Ahhhh. So this is Barcelona. It’s not only the street music and access to Spanish sunshine that fills … [Read more…]
A deliciously unique hotel is opening in Barcelona next month that is sure to leave guests’ mouths watering with satisfaction. Praktik Bakery Hotel, the newest addition to the Praktik family of hotels, will not only offer guests beautiful accommodations in Barcelona, but also the chance to enjoy freshly baked bread made onsite. “Praktik Bakery is … [Read more…]