Catalan Modernism: Architecture Tour of Barcelona

Barcelona has some of the most imaginative architecture in all of Europe. The first time I visited, I was a naive young backpacker with little understanding of what I was seeing, or of the region’s history. More recently, I’ve been learning about architecture in a Design History class, and it’s given me inspiration to revisit places […]

October travel ideas

For some, the beginning of September is about back-to-school. In my case, it’s time to start thinking about planning new trips for the season ahead. Here are some places around the world that would be great for October travel. Africa & Asia Tanzania We saw spectacular wildlife in the Serengeti, Ngorogoro Crater and Tarangire National […]

Exploring Southern Spain

One of the best ways of exploring southern Spain is to pick a home base and take a series of day trips. That way you only have to unpack once, and you can relax in between excursions as you get to know your adopted neighbourhood in more depth. I hadn’t hear of Frigiliana before planning […]