Hotel Vela, W Barcelona from Montjuïc Castle

No matter how much culture and sophistication one tries to fit into a short city break, you can’t beat a good honest day in the sun, eating an ice cream, walking around something old and interesting, like Montjuic Castle. So, when the sun put its hat on, out came the shorts, and up the hill we went, in search of Magnums.… See more

Casa Batlló, Barcelona
Is it a coincidence that Gaudí sounds like gaudy? I hope so. I think his style is … erm … good, in that it’s interesting and refreshing. I’m not sure that I’m a big fan though. He certainly had an impact on Barcelona’s cityscape, especially in the Eixample district. I was looking forward… See more