Category Archives: Spain

DesignDestinations: Celebrating 125 Posts

Wow! I looked at my blog stats page recently and noted that I had done 124 posts.  In Old Media terms, this is 124 articles (of sorts). I never dreamed when I launched DesignDestinations in August of 2009 I would … Continue reading

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Barcelona: Foodie Heaven

Ok, so, this is it.  The last post (of five) on Barcelona.  I am focusing this post on the delightful food presentations at the market and a couple of restaurants we ate in during our week in this glorious Spanish … Continue reading

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Antoni Gaudi: No way to be indifferent

A big reason for going to Barcelona is to see the Antoni Gaudi architecture.   Gaudi was an architect during the late 1800s and early 20th century who made his mark with his own brand of Art Nouveau style. Like Frank … Continue reading

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Barcelona: More Impressions

Having meandered this marvelous Catalan city for a week I have collected more impressions of this destination  influenced by art and architecture, the glorious Mediterranean and the surrounding hills.   I like it a lot and can see why it … Continue reading

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Barcelona Beckons. First Impressions.

While flying into Barcelona I got a tingly vibe telling me that I’m gonna love this city.  First, we flew over the beach front. I look down seeing winding roads dotted with lights snuggled up to the vastness of the Med. Generous expanse of sand. … Continue reading

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