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On my last day in Barcelona, I visited the Casa Milà, also known as La Pedrera. I had a flight to San Sebastián in the afternoon, so after checking out of my hostel, I decided to leave my luggage at the front desk for a few hours, and head out and...

Montjuïc Castle is a military fortress that dominates Montjuïc Hill. The end of the bus route that goes all the way to the top of the hill stops by this castle's doorstep. The cable car does the same thing, taking passengers from the bottom of...

The neighbourhood of Montjuïc is something I haven't explored before, until now. So I decided to use the last afternoon I had in Barcelona to check out some of the interesting places to see here. I started with the Poble Espanyol, which is an op...

The oldest studied rodent fauna in this work, which inhabited the Iberian Peninsula from twelve million years ago, progressively shifted north looking for humid environments to survive climate change that caused prominent dry and cold environments in...

After the guided tour of the Liceu, I headed back to the interior. At first, I opted to check out the Palau Guell, which was just around the corner, but I wanted to do something else and check out something that typically is not in the tourist radar.

On my last full day in Barcelona, I headed to Las Ramblas to the Gran Teatre del Liceu. There is an extensive guided tour early in the morning, so after breakfast, I headed here. I was fortunate that there were still spots, so I bought a ticket and w...

After spending some time in museums by the waterfront, I headed to Gràcia to check it out by foot. My guidebook recommends a walking tour, which I have followed this time. More...