An Afternoon in Montserrat

Montserrat is a Catalan word which means “serrated mountain”. It pertains to the unique rock formation of the mountain chain near Barcelona, Spain. While in Barcelona,   I was lucky enough to visit the Our Lady of Montserrat Basilica which is nestled among these beautiful formations. The Basilica was built and is still maintained by Benedictine …

Top Things to Do in Barcelona

My Barcelona Top 5 7 Barcelona is one of my favorite European cities, second only to Lisbon which tops my list. It is vibrant and pulsates with life. Walking around its streets and narrow alleyways, it’s easy to understand why travellers fall in love with it so quickly and so passionately. Here is my list …

Delectable Tapas, Scary Mimes, Biting Cold and Borrowed Boots

The Boots “Oh no, you’re not!” Left Foot screams as I look at the pair of boots with disdain apprehension. “You are definitely not going to wear that,” agrees Right Foot. But what can I do?  I arrived in Barcelona totally unprepared for the cold. The weather guides all over cyberspace agreed that it wasn’t …