Articles Tagged ‘Gaudi’

Barcelona’s Modernist Masterpieces

Barcelona’s Modernist Masterpieces March 21, 2012 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Most people coming to Barcelona have a few ‘must-see’s on the list. Many of those, if not the majority include a variety of modernist buildings from the likes of Gaudi, Lluís Domènech i Montaner and Josep Puig i Cadafalch, to name but a few. Renowned structures such as Casa Batllo, La Pedrera,...

Top 5 Modernist Buildings for The Architect Lover

Top 5 Modernist Buildings for The Architect Lover November 29, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
You’ll quickly realize after arriving in Barcelona, that the ‘new city’ is very different from the windy back alleyways, narrow streets, midevil courtyards and cobblestone roads that make up the ciutat vella. Everything above Plaza Catalunya, better known as the Eixample, was built...

Barcelona Holiday Souvenirs

Barcelona Holiday Souvenirs November 16, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
They’re weird, tacky, tasteless, yet totally Barcelona. If you’re looking for a cheap and original holiday souvenir (particularly a Christmas present), the Caganar is the way to go. A Caganar is a figurine of a Catalan man (or basically any character from nuns to caricatures of famous people ), dressed...