Guide To the Delightfully Eccentric Salvador Dalì Theatre-Museum in Figueres Spain

“I will be a genius, and the world will admire me.” — Salvador Dali, age 16 Here’s my guide to the Dalì Theater and Museum, or Teatro-Museo Dalí, in Figueres Spain. It’s one of Spain’s best small museums. It’s eccentric. But then so is its namesake, the famed Surrealist artist Salvador Dalì. When one thinks … Read more

Gaudí’s First House, the Regal Casa Vicens in Barcelona

Here’s my guide to visiting Casa Vicens, a magnificent Antoni Gaudi creation in Barcelona Spain. The vivacious Casa Vicens splashed onto the Gaudi tourist circuit in Barcelona in November 2017. The UNESCO-listed Casa Vicens opened its flamboyant doors to the public after 130 years of private ownership and a massive renovation. It’s an intense burst … Read more

Guide To Gaudí Architecture in Barcelona: On The Modernist Trail

If you like to travel with a theme, you’ve come to the right place. This is the ultimate guide to Antoni Gaudí’s UNESCO-listed architecture in Barcelona Spain. Gaudi is Spain’s most famous architect. His fantastical architectural masterpieces are among Barcelona’s top attractions. Even if you aren’t an architecture geek, these Gaudi buildings are a magnet … Read more

Barcelona’s Mulberry Mansion: Guide To Casa Lleó Morera

Lying at the at the intersection of Paseo de Gracia and Consell de Cent is a true Spanish treasure, Casa Lleó Morera. The Art Nouveau mansion is often overshadowed by its showy neighbor Casa Batlló. But it shouldn’t be. It’s lovely and vastly under appreciated. When the tourists clamor to Gaudi’s Casa Batlló or La Pedrera, … Read more