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Travel guide: The best of Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the cities that has everything: great climate, sea, excellent cuisine, beautiful architecture, rich history and culture and a friendly people! After I recently spent three days in Barcelona  it definitely became one of my favorite European cities. Here is my travel guide with the best of Barcelona, some recommendations and must see places! Travel guide to Barcelona # – Climate Coming form the Northern Europe this is one of the best things in Barcelona for me – its climate! I was there in the beginning of December and it felt like the late spring in Amsterdam. Check your…

My travel diary: three days in Barcelona

I went to Barcelona without any expectations. In fact, I was so busy before my trip, I haven’t prepared for it, at all. I just needed a few days break and some quiet time to spend with Marijan and Karlo. So, my initial plan was to just get some sun and to enjoy Spanish cuisine. Three days in Barcelona Where we stayed? We stayed in apartment in the historical building from the beginning of the 20th century in Dreta de l ‘Eixample neighborhood. We were just in between Gaudi’s Casa Batllo, Casa Mila and Sagrada Familia. The whole area was…

Plaza de Espana, Sevilla

At 1928 Seville was a host of Ibero-American Exposition and for this purpose the entire southern end of the city was rebuilt. A pavilions for the exhibitions, gardens and grand boulevards were built to host a great World’s Fair. One of the highlights was beautiful Plaza de Espana. It was designed by Anibal Gonzales at in 1928 and is located in the Parque de Maria Luisa. It is a mix of Renaissance Revival in Spanish architecture, Art Deco and Neo-Mudejar styles. The semicircular plaza is approximately 200 meters long, with two towers at the ends. The central building contains of…