In an attempt to heal my broken heart, I cast about for ways to fill the empty days that had once been spent with a beloved companion. I searched for activities that were meaningful, or at least distracting.
If you like bargains and don't mind carrying a fat wad of cash, then by all means take your Greece vacation as planned. But if you're nervous about food shortages, grounded ferries and Marxist uprisings, consider some alternatives.
Ask anybody who travels, or travel bloggers in particular, how they feel about this question and I guarantee 99 percent of them will say the same as I'm about to. There is no magic. There is no formula. Just research, will and determination.
Summers in Barcelona can get insanely hot, so it's best to pack light clothing to help you stay cool. Barcelona is also a fashionable city, so don't be afraid to add more color and print to your wardrobe!
Mackintosh Braun, a Portland-based "electro-pop" group composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, are causing quite the stir. And not just in Portland. The band is growing their fan base in a big way. (This girl included!)
By his own account, Lluís Olivé has been shooting images in the city of Barcelona for about 50 years: street scenes, demonstrations, parades, architectural details, tiles, iron work, doors, doorknobs, windows and of course, graffiti and street art.
If Europe is your fantasy, this is the opportunity of your lifetime. Right now, thanks to a weak euro and a surging U.S. dollar, you have more options for realizing your dreams of a new life in the Old World than in a decade or longer.
Recently I found that driving the 2016 Volvo XC90 in Spain was the perfect combination. The Volvo folks brought us in to test the car in an area just outside of Barcelona where countryside met with beach and the roads were easy to navigate particularly in this snazzy set of wheels.
For someone who has lived in a small town all her life, the public transportation of Barcelona--specifically the metro system -- at first seemed to represent the glamour and sophistication this cosmopolitan city had to offer.
I think, well, I want to be free to explore the city at my own pace so what vehicle in my mind matches up to a freewheeling trip that matches Gaudi's. Okay, well what comes to mind is the ultra sexy 2015 Audi S5 Cabriolet a little car just looking for some action.
I'm still relatively new to the world of travel dating so my heart has not yet hardened to the understanding that some things just can't last... no matter how absolutely amazing the connection is and how much you really want to be with the person beyond the vacation.
In this egalitarian city, masterpieces are not hidden away in museums. Rather, they adorn the city's streets and squares. Here are 15 examples of modern art masterpieces that Barcelona's residents see every day.
Cobblestone streets, stunning architecture, and culture-filled attractions are just a few of the things that landed the following seven cities on our list of the perfect cities to fall in love in this fall.