Barcelona—A blend of tradition and innovation

Barcelona’s ability to blend tradition and innovation in art, architecture and food is well-evidenced by the the Seussian architecture of Antoni Gaudí and newer designs from Jean Nouvel and Herzog & de Meuron, the work of 20th-century icons Joan Miró and Salvador Dalí, and an infusion of great restaurants. Bordered by mountains on one side [...]

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Good Value Hotels- Great for Solo traveller, family, budget conscience

The NH HOTEL CHAIN, particularly its Sanvy  Hotel is one of my favorite finds. Well priced, clean, perfectly located next to the Hard Rock and Hotel Fenix it is part of the consistent, well priced NH chain-which has hotels throughout Spain and is growing in Italy. One word of suggestion-when you pick an NH, check [...]

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Arts Hotel-Living on the Sea

I remember when The Arts Hotel was empty and they’d bounce you into a suite for about $125 a night. No more. The Ritz Carlton took it over, marketed it and now its always busy. But worth it. Situated in the heart of Porto Olympico, its surround by the sea, restaurants, clubs, not much shopping [...]

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