Tag Archives: Spain

Is Barcelona Worth Visiting? My Honest Opinion

is barcelona worth visiting? definitely for the gaudi

Believe or not, when I first decided to go to Barcelona, I heard mixed things about the city. As a travel destination, Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in all of Europe, so it felt like everyone had an opinion about my upcoming trip. For instance, some people insisted that Barcelona is their favorite city in […]

How to Do a Figueres Day Trip from Barcelona

mae west exhibit in the dali museum

Figueres is a small city in Catalonia that’s well known as the birth place of Salvador Dalí. Unsurprisingly, due Dali’s worldwide fame and strikingly bizarre art, Figueres is a very popular day trip from Barcelona.  And I didn’t want to miss Figueres either! When I was in Catalonia, I took an independent Figueres day trip […]

19 Safest European Cities to Travel Alone

st. gallen is a lovely city to see with 8 days in switzerland

If you’re traveling alone to Europe and feel concerned about personal safety, I want to tell you not to worry in the slightest! Solo travel is safe if you take care of yourself, physically and mentally, with the same amount of effort you do at home. And I feel like I can speak as an […]

Ultimate 9 Day Itinerary Spain and Portugal

9 days in spain and portugal should include lisbon

Spain and Portugal are two of my favorite countries to explore in Europe. Both destinations offer well-preserved historical cities, many boasting UNESCO World Heritage status, as well as incredible (and diverse) food options and sweeping beaches. Of course, both countries are obviously different, too. For example, don’t assume that everyone speaks Spanish in Portugal! That would […]

Spain Solo Travel: Everything You Need to Know

solo travel spain tip: don't forget smaller cities like girona

Spain is an incredibly popular destination for solo travelers. And honestly, who can blame anyone for falling madly in love with Spain? I know it’s one of my favorite destinations in all of Europe. I feel like I will never get tired of Spain, thanks to the country’s many diverse regions, warm and vibrant people, and exquisite food […]