Rambling Along Barcelona’s Mediterranean Shore

I didn’t do a whole lot of planning before I arrived in Barcelona. Once I get somewhere, I enjoy finding an interesting-looking starting point and then wandering around from there. On my first morning in the city, I started at Barcelona’s Port Vell area. The monument to Christopher Columbus is in this area and is a major […]

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Settling Into Barcelona, Spain

I arrived in Barcelona via Luxair (the picture is of my departure from Luxembourg City). My first experience with, and first memory of, Barcelona was aboard this airplane. As we were descending to land at Barcelona–El Prat Airport, I could see the city’s Mediterranean coastline off to my right. It was exciting because I had neither […]

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