Barcelona Card Worth it to Explore the City?

Planning a trip to Barcelona and wondering whether the Barcelona Card is worth buying? We recently visited Barcelona for an academic conference and our 9 year wedding anniversary, in a lovely stay that totaled 6 days. When not working, we had a fantastic time exploring inspiring Gaudi’s magnificent architecture, beautiful art and enjoying delicious food….

Wedding Anniversary in Barcelona: Tips for Celebrating!

Planning a wedding anniversary in Barcelona? Great idea! We celebrated our 9 year wedding anniversary in Barcelona and had a fabulous time. It was Bell’s first time in the capital of Catalunya, and my first visit to Spain’s second city in twelve years. I was first inspired to visit Barcelona during the 1992 Summer Olympics,…

Great Things to do in Manchester, England

While not on the typical tourist radar, Manchester is a vibrant city with an important history on the world’s stage. Manchester was the birthplace of the industrial revolution, and where inadvertently the ideas behind communism were subsequently born. These days Manchester is most famous for having the world’s second most valuable sports franchise, Manchester United,…

Amsterdam’s Outdoor Urinals

Too many drinks can catch up with you, so Amsterdam came up with a wonderful solution to the great outdoor urine stream epidemic that challenges cities. Guys still have it easier and the man below drunkenly approves with a resounding thumbs up. Amsterdam’s outdoor urinals…sponsored by…Estee Lauder?     Outdoor Urinals are a Solution for…