Inadvertant hiatus — Whoops!

Inadvertant hiatus — Whoops!

I really didn’t expect a month to go by between posts, but there you go. I have lots of posts planned: the Sagrada Familia, Palau Guëll, more Barcelona goodness, my day trip to Figueres to see the Dalí museum, as well as my Amsterdam photos and reviews of the... read more
Travel photos on Instagram

Travel photos on Instagram

I’ve been taking a bit of a break from going through my Barcelona and Amsterdam photos, and revisiting ones from previous trips taken around the holidays to post on Instagram. If you haven’t already, follow me there if you like my photography and would... read more
Gaudí’s Casa Batlló

Gaudí’s Casa Batlló

Of all the buildings that I passed on a daily basis in Barcelona, Casa Batlló has to be my favourite. It was several days after I arrived that I realized that this landmark was not only a few short blocks from my hotel, but that had my cousin (who had joined me for a... read more
In which I deck the halls (and the cat)

In which I deck the halls (and the cat)

I love Christmas, and I love souvenir shopping — put the two together and eventually my Christmas tree takes on a bit of a travel theme! When I was in Barcelona last month I picked up three strands of gorgeous ball lights (I love the filament-looking pattern!),... read more
Barcelona modernisme

Barcelona modernisme

In going through my photos from Casa Batlló, I realized that I have a number of photographs of fantastic buildings that don’t fit neatly into any of the Gaudí posts I have planned. I know this photo was taken somewhere in Eixample, but hopefully a bit of... read more