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SPAIN / 03.08.2014

With its narrow alleys, stone arches, ancient facades, nice balconies and old lamps, the medieval town of Pals is one of the treasures of the Costa Brava.There's more than just beaches to the Costa Brava. Pretty medieval towns, the Dalì Museums, delicious food and a wonderful vibe Stretching from the French border towards Barcelona, the Costa Brava was...

SPAIN / 10.11.2012

I was captivated by the unexpected beauty of the Costa Brava, its small enchanting hamlets, the traditions still surviving.Enchanting Hamlets: Peratallada and Pubòl Strolling along the narrow streets of Peratallada is like stepping back into ancient times.I couldn't stop taking photos, halting at every corner, admiring the beauty of the old houses made of stones, the...

SPAIN / 10.08.2012

A journey to Costa Brava, with its beautiful coast, delightful hamlets and lovely landscapes wouldn’t be complete without visiting Girona, the capital city of the province.[caption id="attachment_10382" align="alignnone" width="599"] Girona, The Barri Vell[/caption]With its tidy and well-preserved historical centre and the relaxed atmosphere, Girona is likely to rapidly win your heart and you might end...

SPAIN / 05.06.2012

Eccentric, highly imaginative, ironic, egomaniac, excessive, provocative, so many adjectives have been applied to Salvador Dali’s multi-faceted personality of and none can properly define him because Dali is all of them altogether and much more.[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="599"] Dali House, Interior[/caption]There’s no better way to understand Dalì’s long and prolific artistic career than a journey to...

SPAIN / 29.05.2012

Every year, in May, Girona celebrates Spring with Temps de Flors, the floral festival decorating the Barri Vell - the historical city - with striking colors and beautiful shapes.[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="597"] Girona, Temps de Flors. Yellow Gerberas[/caption] What makes the Temps de Flors Festival so special? Launched 57 years ago as a small flower exhibition and...

SPAIN / 11.07.2011

One of the most fascinating regions of Spain, Andalusia is a little gem for those who are wild about history, excellent food, dramatic landscapes and contrasts.Andalusia is mostly identified with Malaga, Sevilla, Granada and Cordoba. However, there are off-the-beaten-track spots that are well worth a stay for a few days: such as Antequera. You might never...

SPAIN / 02.09.2010

Once a small fishermen village, in the early 20th Century Cadaques became an important cultural centre with its wild landscape attracting world-famous artists such as Picasso, Chagall, Man Ray, Garcìa Lorca, Luis Bunuel and many others.[caption id="attachment_3659" align="alignleft" width="601"] Cadaqués, un soir d'été. Photo Courtesy Fœtal on Flickr[/caption]However, the Catalan town owes its fame mostly...

SPAIN / 11.08.2010

Barcelona is a wonderful destination to enjoy great food (starting from tapas), have fun and experience amazing nightlife. However, it is also a 'mecca' for art lovers and if you happen to be wild about architecture, Barcelona is definitely the place.The Art Nouveau heritage (known in Spain as Modernisme) is one of the most interesting...

SPAIN / 08.06.2010

I know it might sound reductive, because Barcelona is an amazing city that has so much to offer.  But since I never have enough time to do all I would like to, here are 5 things I am wild of and I consider as 'must-do'. 1. Hire a bike That’s an awesome way to explore larger areas...