Hotel Review: Ayre Hotel Caspe in Barcelona

Hotel Review: Ayre Hotel Caspe in Barcelona

If you’re looking for a budget hotel in Barcelona with high ratings, Ayre Hotel Caspe is the perfect accommodation for you. I know you can save tons of money on hostels but I personally like to have my own space, so Ayre Hotel Caspe was the best option.

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Top Antoni Gaudí Sites in Barcelona and the Best Times to Visit

Top Antoni Gaudí Sites in Barcelona and the Best Times to Visit

If you’re visiting Barcelona and have started your research, I’m sure you have heard the name Gaudí come up several times. Antoni Gaudí is a legend in Barcelona as he was one of the greatest architects in the world. His imagination and creativity is so fascinating and unique that you start to understand why he is such a big deal with each Antoni Gaudí location you visit. I managed to do four of the famous Gaudí sites and they were all beautiful and original in their own right.

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How To Visit 3 Countries in One Day from Barcelona: Spain, France and Andorra

How To Visit 3 Countries in One Day from Barcelona: Spain, France and Andorra

When I booked my trip to Barcelona, I was looking at different tours I could do while I was there. There were so many to choose from but what really caught my eye was the Three Countries in One Day Tour. At first, I was confused at what the third country was. I knew Barcelona was close to the French border but had no idea Andorra was even a country until I started looking into this tour. I was intrigued and decided to go with it.

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A Visit to Antoni Gaudí's Casa Batlló in Barcelona, Spain

A Visit to Antoni Gaudí's Casa Batlló in Barcelona, Spain

Everyone raves about La Sagrada Familia and Park Guell but I have to say that Casa Batlló was my favorite Antoni Gaudí site to visit. It was far less crowded than the other two popular sites and I was able view the rooms and architecture as long as I wanted without being overcrowded with tourists for the most part.

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Sao Rafael Atlantico Resort and the Dreamy Beaches of Albufeira, Portugal

Sao Rafael Atlantico Resort and the Dreamy Beaches of Albufeira, Portugal

Once I booked a ticket to Lisbon, I knew I wanted to visit one of those dreamy beaches in Portugal. My friend told me that the Algarve region would be a great area to see those beautiful beaches and San Rafael Atlantico was the perfect place in Albufeira.

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Transportation in Barcelona - Getting To and From the Airport and Around the City

Transportation in Barcelona - Getting To and From the Airport and Around the City

When I visited Lisbon and parts of Portugal, I was very confused by their transportation system. In Barcelona, it was the complete opposite. They have an excellent transportation system and it was super easy to get around everywhere. This is coming from someone that gets lost easily, so if you are a natural at finding your way around cities, Barcelona will be a breeze.

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First Class Train Experience from Lisbon to Albufeira (Algarve Region) in Portugal

First Class Train Experience from Lisbon to Albufeira (Algarve Region) in Portugal

Since I was visiting Lisbon, I knew I wanted to make my way down south to visit the amazing beaches of Portugal. The question was how I was going to get there. My three choices were renting a car, catching the bus or riding the train. I decided to take the train and really enjoyed my First Class experience.

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TAP Air Portugal Review - Executive Class and Economy Class

TAP Air Portugal Review - Executive Class and Economy Class

This was my first time flying with TAP Air Portugal and I was a little nervous since I’ve never flew with them before and there were very mixed reviews online. I needed a roundtrip ticket from Barcelona to Lisbon and my only two options were Vueling or TAP Air Portgual. TAP Air Portugal seemed to be a bit better with their reviews so I decided to go with them.

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A Great Stay in Lisbon Portugal at Chiado Arty Flats Boutique Hotel

A Great Stay in Lisbon Portugal at Chiado Arty Flats Boutique Hotel

When I was looking for a place to stay in Lisbon, Portugal, I knew I wanted to stay in the Chiado or Bairro Alto area since it was central to mostly everything and known to be the trendy neighborhoods. I searched on Booking.com and Chiado Arty Flats had one of the highest ratings with excellent reviews, so I knew I had to stay here.

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Casa Mila a.k.a La Pedrera - Gaudi’s World Famous UNESCO World Heritage Building in Barcelona

Casa Mila a.k.a La Pedrera - Gaudi’s World Famous UNESCO World Heritage Building in Barcelona

This was my first Antoni Gaudi building I visited and I was excited to learn all there was to know about one of the greatest architects of all time. All of Gaudi’s buildings are uniquely shaped, so you notice it right away when you approach it. Casa Mila had interesting curves sticking out like humps or waves and the balconies had interesting plant-like fences.

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The Perfect Airbnb Stay in the Heart of Barcelona

The Perfect Airbnb Stay in the Heart of Barcelona

I have used Airbnb in the past but this was my first time getting a private room instead of the entire home. This Airbnb rental looked amazing with the Baroque style floors (that are protected by the local Department of Culture) and the private balconies is just what I wanted to be immersed in the Barcelona culture.

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Why You Should Try an Airbnb Experience - Photoshoot in Barcelona

Why You Should Try an Airbnb Experience - Photoshoot in Barcelona

I have been seeing these Airbnb Experiences pop up on my Airbnb feed every time I go on their website and I finally decided to try one out in Barcelona to see what it was all about. There were several interesting and unique Airbnb Experiences and I wanted to do all of them but only had time for one, so I chose the experience called Photoshoot in Barcelona Secret Corners

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The Ultimate 3-Day Itinerary for Iceland

The Ultimate 3-Day Itinerary for Iceland

Iceland is becoming a popular tourist destination and I have many friends traveling to Iceland in the coming months. Most of them are going for a few days and always ask advice on the best places to visit while they are there for 2-3 days. Since I have been to Iceland twice, once for a few days and once for 7 days, I have a pretty good idea on what they should check out. Here is what I suggest for a 3-day itinerary in Iceland.

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10 Photos That Will Inspire You To Travel to Iceland

10 Photos That Will Inspire You To Travel to Iceland

I have expressed how much I love Iceland to the point where I'm kind of obsessed with the country. It's just such an amazing location with dramatic landscapes everywhere you turn. Here are my top 10 favorite photos I took in Iceland that I hope will inspire others to travel to this beautiful country. 

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How Much Things Cost in Iceland

How Much Things Cost in Iceland

How much do things cost in Iceland? I get asked this question a lot when talking about Iceland. There's some areas where Iceland is really expensive, like food and gas, but there are some ways to keep the costs down. Here’s a breakdown of how much we spent on our 7-day road trip in Iceland.

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The Best 7 Day Iceland Road Trip Itinerary

The Best 7 Day Iceland Road Trip Itinerary

I absolutely love planning out trips, so I was super excited to create this ultimate 7-day road trip itinerary in Iceland! There’s so many great locations, that it was hard to choose some over the other, but I think for the most part, we were able to experience everything we wanted on this trip to Iceland.

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