Barcelona’s Magic Fountain of Montjuic

The Magic Fountain of Montjuic is a bit of a misnomer because any magic the fountain might have is due to the engineering prowess of Carles Buigas. Built for the 1929 World Fair, The Magic Fountain of Montjuic was brought from concept to finish in less than a year through the efforts of more than 3,000 workers. 80 years later, the fountain’s “magic” attracts more than 2.5 million visitors who flock to see the water and light show choreographed to music that plays over loudspeakers.

Must-See Attractions in Barcelona

Barcelona might be the country’s second city after capital Madrid, but it is definitely my favorite place to visit in Spain. It’s a vibrant city full of color and life and sometimes a little craziness – it is certainly never boring. Some of the highlights of Barcelona’s tourist attractions include: A walk down Las Ramblas, […]

Majorca Island – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of  Majorca Island Majorca Island is known for being the biggest island of Spain. Known for its breathtaking scenery, Majorca Island is a popular tourist destination — especially for vacationers coming from countries such as Ireland and Germany. There are many things to do in Majorca Island. If […]

Basilica del Pilar Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Basilica del Pilar and was taken by Nigel’s Europe In English, this Roman Catholic church is known as the Basilica-Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar. It’s located in Zaragoza, Spain and is famous for being the first church in history to be dedicated to Mary. The […]

Travel Photo of the Moment Albarracin Spain

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Albarracin Spain and was taken by Reinante El Pintor de Fuego Photo credit: Reinante El Pintor de Fuego Albarracin is a Spanish town located in the province of Teruel. While only about 1,100 people call Albarracin home, the town has become an immensely popular tourist destination for […]

Galicia Spain Travel Photo

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Galicia Spain and was taken by Paulo Brandão Galicia is located in northwest Spain, bordering both the Atlantic Ocean and the Cantabric Sea. It’s name is after the Celtic people who lived there in the past. Tourist come to Galicia to enjoy the amazing landscapes and wilderness. […]

Free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona, the capital city of the Spanish province of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain, sits along the Mediterranean coastline. The city is known for its lively atmosphere, Art Deco architecture, and wonderful assortment of restaurants. Barcelona is a popular cruise port and a great starting point for a train journey along the […]

Travel Photo of the Moment Ventano de Diablo

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Mirador del Ventano del Diablo in Spain and was taken by Reinante El Pintor de Fuego The Ventano de Diablo is a natural formation located the Spanish municipality of Villalba de la Sierra, which is in turn situated in the province of Cuenca. While only about 600 […]

Book Review: Goats From A Small Island

Goats From A Small Island: Grabbing Mallorcan Life By The Horns is, in fact, the third in a series of travel narratives by British travel writer Anna Nicholas, all detailing her experiences as she attempts to slow down life by taking up residence on the Spanish island of Mallorca. But if you haven’t read the […]

Best International Parties

Maybe you’ve already been to all the big parties in the US. Or maybe you just want to see how your neighbors in the Global Village celebrate. But in case you were wondering, there’s a whole world of parties out there. Carnival- Rio de Janeiro Although Carnival is celebrated in towns and villages throughout Brazil […]