Torre Agbar – Barcelona, Spain

Torre Agbar – Barcelona, Spain

Torre Agbar is a 38 story tower near Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes. It is also near the neighborhood of Poblenou, where our family was living at the time of our visit. In fact, this unique tower could be seen from their bedroom windows, making for a great view,...
Plaça de Catalunya – Barcelona, Spain

Plaça de Catalunya – Barcelona, Spain

Plaça de Catalunya is really the heart of Barcelona and it’s one of our favorite places to visit. About 6 years ago, we visited when our son was 2 and the entire plaza had tons of pigeons that he chased all over. This year, we came at Christmas time and the...
Hôtel Campanile Glasgow – Glasgow, Scotland

Hôtel Campanile Glasgow – Glasgow, Scotland

On the end of our trip we stayed at the Hôtel Campanile Glasgow. It’s located near Braehead and the airport, as well as IKEA. It’s conveniently located near a shopping mall and several restaurants as well. The stay started off somewhat odd in that they had...
St. Valery Guesthouse – Edinburgh, Scotland

St. Valery Guesthouse – Edinburgh, Scotland

The St. Valery Guesthouse is located in a row of townhouse type buildings and is a beautiful 4 story building. The ground floor includes reception, the dining room and kitchen as well as a payphone for guests. The rooms are on the next three floors. We had a triple...
The Kelpies – The Helix, Scotland

The Kelpies – The Helix, Scotland

The Kelpies are 30 meter high stainless steel horse heads designed by Andy Scott located outside of Edinburgh at The Helix project, which is a large park area along the canals Forth and Clyde. The Kelpies are mythological creatures that took on various shapes...