Our Barcelona adventure and other travel stories

Catalan Modernism – a romantic art movement

Modernism – or in Catalan Modernisme – is an art and literature movement that was primarily connected to Catalonia and Barcelona in the period from approximately 1880-1915. In the context of the rapid development and urban changes during the industrial revolution the Catalan elite – politicians, bourgeoisie and rich entrepreneurial families – intensified their efforts to create an own national identity. At the same time Barcelona underwent a massive city extension – with its master

World Trip: 6. Buenos Aires – 2nd week

Our Spanish class started on Monday. Michael joined a beginners class, Christian an advanced beginners class. Both classes only comprise two students so it is very intense. The school „Vamos Spanish!“ is just one block away and it takes us only 2 minutes to walk there – very convenient.     We also found a gym close by called Megatlon – it is within the shopping center Alto Palermo just 5 minutes walking distance to

Secret Tip 2: Gaudí – Torre de Bellesguard

Wow, we found another astonishing building of Gaudí – off the beaten path in Barcelona´s neighbourhood of Sant Gervasi. Between 1900-1909 the famous Catalan architect was commissioned to build this manor house “Beautiful View”. He was inspired by the medieval castle, Casa Figueras, from the early 15th century that belonged to Martin, King of Aragon (Count of Barcelona).      Would you like to discover more of Gaudí? Check out the private tour of The Barcelona

On Top of Tibidabo – Amazing Views

From the Tibidabo mountain range you can enjoy amazing views over Barcelona.                                                                                     Explore the Nature Walk with The Barcelona Feeling – Private Tours (https://thebarcelonafeeling.com)    

Barcelona Nature Photography

Barcelona is more than only a city. With the green massif of Collserola rising above the city, the Montjuic hill and the smaller Parque de Ciutadella it has very attractive green lungs. PS: Visiting Barcelona soon? Discover more than the usual with The Barcelona Feeling! https://thebarcelonafeeling.com/activities/hiking-in-collserola/

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