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Month: September 2017

Day Trip From Barcelona – Santa Maria De Montserrat Abbey

Day Trip From Barcelona – Santa Maria De Montserrat Abbey

We had a lot of fun in Barcelona – We did many different type of activities in the city itself – you can find the details here. We had about 5 days to spend in Barcelona – so one day we decided to do a day trip ! After some research we came across Santa Maria De Montserrat Abbey . This monastery was founded in the 10th century and has been in existence for over 1000 years !! It is located…

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Top Things to do in Barcelona !

Top Things to do in Barcelona !

To me Spain always invoked images of beautiful girls in colorful  dresses, bull fights , amazing food  and wonderful music . It is a place I always imagined I would love to visit. As such when I had a chance to visit it earlier this year- I was excited ! We  visited Barcelona first ,  Madrid second, and did two day trips to Toledo and Segovia from Madrid .  You can read about choosing between Barcelona and Madrid  here ….

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Antoni Gaudi Buildings – Barcelona

Antoni Gaudi Buildings – Barcelona

My favorite part about Barcelona, Spain is Gaudi’s buildings! I personally think this is what makes Barcelona Unique and world famous! Antoni Gaudi was an architect who had a highly original and distinctive style ! To me he was a genius ! In his buildings you can see the amount of thought he had invested in each detail. In addition to building flamboyant buildings, he incorporated functional design in ceramics , stained glass iron work and carpentry  ! You could…

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Sagrada Familia – Barcelona

Sagrada Familia – Barcelona

Most cities have a building that is used to identify the city  or that comes to people’s mind when they think of that city . Paris has the Eifel Tower , Toronto has the CN Tower and Barcelona has the Sagrada Familia . Sagrada Familia is a church that was designed by Gaudi ( Barcelona’s most famous architect ) and he was in the process of building it when he was tragically killed.  To this day the construction of the…

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Restaurants in Barcelona

Restaurants in Barcelona

I was really looking forward to the food in Spain and specifically in Barcelona! It did not disappoint. Sharing my experiences and review of the various restaurants in Barcelona! The Good Places La Vinateria del Call near Rambla and in the Gothic Quarters Familia Lonja de Tapas near the Picasso Museum in the Gothic Quarters La Casa de les Lletres near the Gothic Quarters Cerveceria Catalana near La Gracia Street The Okay Places Irati near Rambla Maximum Gelaters Des De…

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Switch To Canadian App Store From US App Store Without a US Credit Card!

Switch To Canadian App Store From US App Store Without a US Credit Card!

I recently bought Amazon Echo ! I am based out of a Toronto, Canada. I could not find Amazon Alexa App on the Canadian App Store ! You need that app in order to setup Alexa. I searched the internet on how do I go about switching to the US App store so that I can download Alexa and complete my Amazon Echo setup ! Most of the articles I found on the internet was outdated ( the steps described…

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