Montserrat, Spain is a popular day trip for many travelers because it’s perfect situated between France and Spain and offers one of a kind attractions like the Black Madonna and world famous Boys’ Choir. I visited on a day trip from Barcelona and had no problem reaching the site by train. Go to the Placa d’Espanya station and board the train to Montserrat from there. You can get tickets from the attendant on site that day, no need…

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Barcelona really is the city that has it all–amazing architecture, delicious tapas, a robust nightlife. It’s impossible not to fall in love with the city, situated right off the Mediterranean and boasting a temperate climate year-round. With over 8 million visitors a year, it’s one of the most popular destinations in Europe. There really is something for everyone, with parks, museums and day trips galore. If you’re thinking about planning a visit, it can get a bit…

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Once you’re finished at the Dali Theatre/Museum, Cadaqués is less than an hour away and well worth the visit. In fact, this place is so stunning that I was originally going to write just one Discover Dali post, but Cadaqués is gorgeous enough to warrant its own discussion. To get here, you have to go through winding mountain roads. Take your time, there is no rush. I was in a hurry because I read that…

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There is so much great art in Spain that it’s hard to know where to start. Its one of the few places in the world where you can see works by Picasso, Joan Miró and Antoni Gaudí just by walking down a street. If you’re in Barcelona, you’re in for an artistic treat. While the city boasts countless museums and worthy pieces, many don’t realize that just two hours away by public transportation or rental car is a haven…

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With over 265 million active players, soccer is easily the world’s most popular sport, and few teams boast as vigorous of a following as fan favorite Futbol Club (“FC”) Barcelona. Affectionately referred to by fans as Barca, the team has won a record three FIFA World Cup trophies and seven FIFA World Player of the Year awards. Today, those hoping to catch stars Messi, Piquè and Neymar in action can catch a match at the…

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