Want to visit Barcelona but have a tight budget? Here are some of the things I did to sightsee yet save money.
The Palau de la música catalana stole my heart, a stunning building, renowned for its superb acoustics, Catalan Art Nouveau at its best. It is a love poem written with mosaics and stained glass, dedicated to the joy of music.
Do you hesitate - or refuse - to travel alone? Think it may not be safe? Worried you'll be bored? Me too, at one time. But not anymore. Here's what I've done to cure solo travel apprehension. Why Travel Solo? On my last two trips to Europe I traveled on my own, and as every... Continue Reading →
My knees crack against the seat's armrest. Without so much as an “excuse me”, “permiso” or even the Catalan equivalent of “get the hell out of my way”, a woman shoves past me and into her seat next to mine. Since I have an aisle seat, I'm first in the line of fire, with no... Continue Reading →