Dining at La Taberneta in Barcelona’s La Barceloneta Neighborhood

December 10, 2015

Having visited Barcelona several times before, we had a very short list of things we wanted to do during our recent 3-day stay. Explore some new-to-us neighborhoods Take a food walking tour Tour Palace of Catalan Music with its iconic stained glass skylight. On Saturday, we ate our way through the Gracia neighborhood with Devour Barcelona Food Tours. Guide […]

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Eating Our Way Through Barcelona’s Gracia Neighborhood With Devour Barcelona

December 8, 2015

We love food. We love travel. We especially love discovering local foods in a new destination with a local guide. During our recent pre-cruise stay in Barcelona, Spain, we were determined to find the perfect food walking tour. After all, Barcelona has a fantastic food culture. Not surprisingly, there are many food tours offered in […]

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Touring the Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona

December 5, 2015

During a recent three day, pre-cruise stay in Barcelona, we took a guided tour of the Palau de la Musica Catalana (the Palace of Catalan Music.)The Palau concert hall is located on a narrow street in Barcelona’s La Ribera neighborhood. Outside, the building is decorated with a massive sculptural group symbolizing Catalan music by artist […]

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A Peek into Room 207 of the Cotton House Hotel in Barcelona

December 3, 2015

We spent the Halloween weekend in Barcelona, Spain, staying three nights at the Cotton House Hotel. Housed in the former headquarters of the Association of Cotton House Manufacturers, the hotel is one of Marriott’s unique Autograph Collection.  As you can see in our tour of the property, cotton is king in this hotel. The Cotton House Hotel […]

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