So….Cruise vs DIY?

So did we do it better than taking a cruise? Well, if you take out having to lug our suitcases everywhere, on and off trains, to and from airports and up and down all the steps we ended up having to navigate, then we obviously would have had a better time of it on a…

The Brilliant Madness of Mr Gaudi

I’ve wanted to see La Sagrada Familia from the moment I first saw photos, taken by an old boss of mine.  Of course, at the time, I had no idea that I would be doing so much travelling, or that I would ever in deed EVER make it to Spain.  So it feels wonderfully remarkable…

Jamon and Flamenco

In our little apartment we have a two burner stove top and a microwave – it’s not a lot to work with but if Luke Nguyen can travel the world whipping up gourmet meals on a gas burner lit wok, then I’m sure we can make this work.  For our first breakfast we cook up…

Hola Barcelona!

Arriving in Barcelona, we board the Aerobus to Plaza de Catalunya (easy to find, easy to buy tickets, easy to get to your stop!), haul our luggage off and then take a short (4 minute) walk to our hotel for the next few nights. Our home in Barcelona is an apartment hotel where we can…