Spain

Valencia, Spain

I had a very quiet visit to Valencia. I arrived in the afternoon of a Saturday and left before sunrise on Monday. Valencia has a very rich history as one of the oldest cities in Spain, originally settled by the Romans. On Saturday I wandered the endless twisting alleyways through the historic center. It was a feast for my eyes. I let my mind take a break and just enjoy my surroundings, and then indulge in some paella and a…

Madrid, Spain

Madrid, Spain

I spent three and a half days in Madrid during my solo trip and thought I would write about my highlights and suggestions. Museums Museo Nacional Del Prado: with free entry Monday through Saturday from 6pm-8pm and Sunday from 5pm-8pm (otherwise €14 entry) you must make time to stop by this museum. An outstanding collection of art of some of the greats. When I went they had a temporary Picasso collection that was well worth the trip. Museo Arqueológico Nacional: This…

Barcelona, Spain

I recently wandered the beautiful streets of Barcelona alone for four days. So I thought I would share some of my highlights with all of you. All Things Gaudí Antoni Gaudí is a famous architect whose work is heavily showcased in Barcelona. You can see his work at Park Güell, Casa Batlló, Casa Milà, and most famously, Sagrada Familia. Depending how much you want to dedicate to these sights there are tours at each, or you can simply browse the…