Dicovering the Charm of Andalucia’s White Villages

After exploring the stunning Alcazar in Seville the day before, my husband, my daughter and I were eager to embark on our next adventure – a visit to the White Villages of Andalucia. I can’t quite recall if we booked the tour through Viator or an independent operator. My husband is usually the one who takes care of planning and booking our trips. As for … Continue reading Dicovering the Charm of Andalucia’s White Villages

Figueres – Visiting Dali Museum

Figueres is a city located in the province of Girona in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated in the northeastern part of the country, close to the border with France. The city has a population of around 45,000 people and is known for its rich cultural heritage and art scene. One of the main attractions in Figueres is the Salvador Dali Museum, which is dedicated to the … Continue reading Figueres – Visiting Dali Museum

A Morning in Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez is a small town located on the French Riviera, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in southeastern France. It is known worldwide as a luxurious holiday destination, attracting many wealthy visitors and celebrities. Saint-Tropez is situated on a peninsula, surrounded by beautiful beaches and crystal-clear waters. The town has a picturesque harbor filled with expensive yachts, and the streets are lined with … Continue reading A Morning in Saint-Tropez

The Sagrada Familia

The Sagrada Familia is a stunning basilica in Barcelona, Spain, designed by the famous architect Antoni Gaudí (we visited La Pedrera  and Park Guell as well, two of his architectural designs). The construction of the church began in 1882, under the guidance of architect Francisco de Paula del Villar. However, Gaudí took over the project in 1883 and transformed it into his life’s work. Gaudí devoted the last years of his life to the Sagrada … Continue reading The Sagrada Familia

A Quiet Afternoon in Monaco

The drive from Mont Boron (where we were staying) to Monaco is a beautiful and scenic route that takes you along the stunning French Riviera coastline. There are several places to stop along the way to enjoy the views and explore some of the charming towns and villages that dot the coastline. You can watch the YouTube video of our drive at the bottom of this blog. Here are some … Continue reading A Quiet Afternoon in Monaco

Driving from Barcelona to Nice, France

After our very improved and wonderful time in the sea from our Royal Caribbean cruise, we left very early in the morning to get our rental car at the main train station. There are several car rental companies that have offices at or near the Barcelona Sants Train Station (Estació de Sants), which is the city’s primary railway station. Some of the well-known car rental companies include: … Continue reading Driving from Barcelona to Nice, France

Street Musicians in Europe

Our travels in Europe had taken us to many distinct regions offering a variety of cultural, georgraphic and culinary experience. One common and often unnoticed feature of many such places are the street musicians. They are frequently there – at the Metro in mega cities like Barcelona, at the entrance to famous churches like the Notredame de la garde in Marseilles or even in the … Continue reading Street Musicians in Europe