Spain

A Walk Around Alicante, Spain

February 19, 2016

Last fall, while on a transatlantic cruise from Barcelona to Ft. Lauderdale, we spent a port day in Alicante, Spain. Located on the Mediterranean Sea, Alicante is a popular vacation destination on Spain’s Costa Blanca.  In this view from our cruise ship in the port, you can see Mount Benacantil with its Castillo de Santa Barbara overlooking the city. […]

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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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