Barcelona

Barcelona is a vibrant city with a never ending list of things to do; from nightclubs to tours of the Old Town and its pubs, to family-orientated fun-parks, museums, windsurf lessons and more. Art and architecture are a major draw card for the city, in particular the stunning works of Barcelona’s most famous architectural son…

Sagrada Familia

It might be strange that a not even finished building is among the most famous buildings in the world, but the Sagrada Familia belongs in the list for a couple of good reasons. It is a master-piece in progress, and one of Spains most visited tourist sites. It’s a design by Antoni Gaudi, who worked…

Valencia

Valencia is a popular sea-side city on the Mediterranean coast of Spain. While the beach is an obvious drawcard for the city, Valencia’s charm is its emblematic combination of the old and new: Traditional Baroque, Gothic and Neo-Classical architecture is contrasted with the ultra-modern City of Arts and Sciences, a massive educational complex designed to…

Toledo

Toledo is one of Spain’s most popular destinations, and with good reason: it has a rich heritage and a long, proud history. It served as the capital of Visigothic Spain between the 4th and 8th centuries AD, flourished under the empire of the Moors, and became the home of the royal court of the Kingdom…

Madrid

Madrid is the capital city of Spain, but also the capital of the Autonomous Region of Madrid. This includes the suburbs of Madrid, but also a number of interesting places that make a good day trip on a visit to Madrid. Madrid has its share of beautiful buildings. Every culture vulture will have a hard…

Istanbul

This magical meeting place of East and West has more top-drawer attractions than it has minarets (and that’s a lot). İstanbul’s strategic location has attracted many a marauding army over the centuries. The Greeks, Persians, Romans and Venetians took turns ruling before the Ottomans stormed into town and decided to stay – physical reminders of…