Palau de la Música Catalana

This beautiful music hall is lesser known than the architectural works of Gaudi, but was one of my favourite things I saw on my trip! Designed by  Lluís Domènech i Montaner in the famous Catalan modernism style, it was commissioned by the Orfeo Catala choir, who hold importance in Catalan culture for their music. Nowadays [...]

La Boqueria Market

A famous street in Barcelona is La Rambla- full of shops, tourists and pickpockets. However to the side of it is also La Boqueria market: a food market that sells delicious, quality goods (for a hefty price!). Despite the crowds it is definitely worth navigating your way around, even if it is just to look [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]