[L]ocated in his home town of Figueres, the Salvador Dalí Museum hosts an immense collection of the artist's paintings, sculptures, and jewels. Everything from the building facade, to the layout of the interior courtyard, reflects the Spanish artist's perspective on the world. The day before the TBEX conference kicked off, I had the chance to visit along with a group of … [Read more...] about The Salvador Dalí Museum in Figueres
[S]pain is a country that loves to party, and there are plenty of festivals and events each year that cater to having fun. Here are 9 of the biggest festival parties that take place in Spain each year. 1. Carnival (just before Lent, normally in February) In the days leading up to Lent, the Carnival festival begins. Carnival is known for its glamorous colorful parades, lots … [Read more...] about Top 9 Festivals and Parties in Spain
I slept late again, and struck out on a mission for cash and Colombia guidebook (in English). I tried at least four local banks, all of which denied my request for a cash advance against my credit card. One gentleman did point me in the right direction, toward Plaza del Sol, the city's commercial and tourist center. After walking around the busy plaza for a half hour, I … [Read more...] about Plaza del Sol, Royal Palace, And La Latina
Thankfully not my Capital One credit card, which I had left in my money belt back at the hostel (locked in the top part of my backpack, which I didn't bother to put in the hostel locker). And it wasn't really a wallet I'd been using. I had purchased a small hemp-made pouch with the Rastafarian Lion of Zion stitched into it at the weekend market in Bangkok 6 … [Read more...] about What’s In Your Wallet?
I took the metro to La Sagrada Familia, the grandiose yet unfinished cathedral of architect Antoni Gaudi. Upon exiting the metro station, I turned around to catch my first glimpse of the northern facade. Aye caramba - it was hideous! I walked around the exterior to the southern entrance where I had a cup of coffee before buying a … [Read more...] about Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia And Barca’s Beaches