Perhaps I wasn’t too concerned with the history but my eyes were fixed on few things I’d easily recognize – The Champions League trophy, the Golden Shoe and the five Ballon D’or awards. Except for Champions League trophy, the latter ones are more to individual accolades and the winner is obviously, Lionel Messi.
A whirlwind tour of Barcelona from the open-top bus gave us further glimpses of the city. If time permitted, we would have had make it a point to get down at every stop to get closer to the city, but it wasn’t the case. We only had 2 full days in the city and mustContinue reading
Not very far from where we stay lies the famous La Boqueria market. We were there for breakfast. The entrance to the market features a metal roof built in 1914 and adorned with Gothic-style signage bearing the words “Mercat Sant Josep La Boqueria”. It is a simple, yet elegant entrance with two stalls selling differentContinue reading
After a whirlwind tour of London, we took off from Stansted to Spain, which is about 2 hours flight away. Barcelona is totally different from London. To be honest, after falling in love with traditional English culture in London, we found it hard to adjust to Spanish culture – especially the language.