"The temple as a whole, as well being a place for divine worship, will artistically represent the truths of religion and the glorification of God and His Saints." - Antoni Gaudí I spent my year-end break reading Origin by Dan Brown and Barcelona is the city of focus in Brown's latest book. Brown wrote descriptively … Continue reading Basilica de La Sagrada Familia
We have reached the final day of sightseeing in Spain before catching an early morning flight back to Singapore the next day. At my last trip to Barcelona in 2014, I managed to watch the FC Barcelona match at Camp Nou but did not get to visit the Museum. Therefore I prioritised my time to visit … Continue reading Autumn in Barcelona – Camp Nou Experience
From the Museum, I made my way to Passeig de Gracia to check out the queue at Casa Batllo. It was my lucky day, there was barely any queue, I bought my ticket and stepped into Gaudi’s mystical masterpiece, I nicknamed it – The House of Mask. The facade is sprinkled with bits of blue, … Continue reading Autumn in Barcelona – Gaudi’s Casa Batllo
We have come to the final day of the Smart Cities Expo World Congress 2015, I caught up with my colleagues from Spain who gave me great advice on where to go and what to do in my three days two nights visit to Madrid. They encouraged me to get out of Madrid and take … Continue reading Autumn in Barcelona – Art Museum & The Arenas
The time of the year was here again for the Smart Cities Expo World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. Being my second visit to Barcelona, I extended my stay to visit Madrid, the capital of Spain which I will cover in my subsequent posts. I took the red-eye flight direct to Barcelona and arrived in the … Continue reading Barcelona, I am back!
After spending a day checking out Gaudi's amazing architecture, I spent my last day in Barcelona at Picasso Museum and Camp Nou. To avoid the crowd, we got up early to visit Picasso Museum as it starts to get crowded by noon time. Another way to skip the queue is to get the Articket BCN Passport. With this single … Continue reading Autumn in Barcelona – Picasso & FC Barcelona