Castillo de Montjuic – Barcelona, Spain

Castillo de Montjuic – Barcelona, Spain

Castillo de Montjuic is an 18th century castle that sits atop the Montjuic hill in Barcelona.  The original structure of the castle was built in 1640 during the War of the Segadors in resistance to Phillip IV’s forces.  In 1751 and 1779 it was expanded.  The...
Las Ramblas – Barcelona

Las Ramblas – Barcelona

The Las Ramblas is one of the most famous places in Barcelona.  There are attractions, street performers, vendors, and more.  There’s literally something for everyone on the Las Ramblas. Las Ramblas is a pedestrian walkway.  It stretches from Port Vell (southern end)...
Mercat de la Boqueria – Barcelona

Mercat de la Boqueria – Barcelona

Markets have always been a large part of the Spanish culture, and it’s particularly true in Barcelona.  Entire towns and neighborhoods were formed around open-air markets.  In fact, each neighborhood has its own market where farmers and vendors come and set up booths...
Cadillac Ranch – Amarillo, Texas

Cadillac Ranch – Amarillo, Texas

When you’re driving east down I-40 from New Mexico, you’ll have no choice but to pass through Amarillo.  Right before you get to the west side of town, you’ll notice ten Cadillacs sticking up out of the ground with their tail fins in the air.  This is Cadillac Ranch....
Montserrat – Barcelona

Montserrat – Barcelona

Montserrat is a unique mountain chain in Catalonia, near Barcelona.  The mountains have a unique look, like fingers sticking up from the sides of the mountains.  Montserrat literally means “jagged mountain” and when you visit, you can see where the name came from....