Casa Batllo

There are a handful of houses in Barcelona designed by Gaudi, and Casa Batllo looked like one of the most interesting and prettiest to visit on limited time and funds. It's located on Passage de Gracia - a shopping street full of designer shops such as Chanel and YSL. When this house was built it [...]

Parc Guell

Another famous Gaudi installation in Barcelona is Parc Guell found in the north of the city. It's a tiring trek from the metro station to reach the park, something I couldn't imagine surviving in the hot summer, but oh so worth it. The park is like a maze - we may have gotten a bit lost once [...]

La Sagrada Familia

So first up in my mini Barcelona series is the world famous La Sagrada Familia, a magnificent basilica designed by the renowned Antoni Gaudi. Its status as one of the most famous landmarks in the world is partly due to its incomplete state - current estimated year of completion is between 2026-32, and construction began [...]