I am fortunate to live close enough to some of the architectural wonders of the city. These ones are actually on my street, just a few blocks away, so here is a glimpse into my post-confinement daily walks.
It’s blossom season, and the wild roses, the yellow jasmines, and the Spanish brooms turned all parks into wonderlands, making me feel like walking into one of Claude Monet’s floral scapes.
This is a virtual escape into the playful world of art. If you haven’t been to the Joan Miró Foundation, or have been there and miss it, this is a tour of one of my most beloved places in Barcelona.
It was known as the big house or the Rothschild house, and is defined by a splendid interior patio.
This is an easy one-day route from the picturesque village of Cadaqués to the scenic Cap de Creus, via a 14 km trail.
500 years of history having the human body as protagonist. At Barcelona’s Design Museum.
There are many reasons to go to Montserrat, this mountain is unique – almost strange in its uniqueness.
I don’t think there any other place in Barcelona where you can have your tea while admiring Joan Mirós or Subirachs drawings on the walls, plus a poster by Alexandre de Riquer, a model of one of Sagrada Familia’s windows…
Designed like a vertical garden with winding vine plants, this facade in vivid colours is one of Barcelona’s must-sees.
“We don’t usually wear something we do not agree with. A dialogue needs to be established.”
Passeig de Gràcia is famous for many things – for its history and elegance, for its buildings, great restaurants and luxury shops, still this deep-blue-sea inspired pattern might be its true symbol.
A sensual mural in the heart of the Gothic district.