Hike (or metro) your way north toward this hilly park for stunning views of Barcelona, the sea and some of Gaudi’s awe-inspiring architecture. Although some areas of the park require a fee, the majority of the space is free for visitors and is meant to be explored on foot. Winding pathways take you under arborous havens with pockets of stone towers, arches and picturesque picnic areas.
It’s no secret Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece is one of Barcelona’s must-see destinations. With an entrance fee worth every euro, the interior of this stunning edifice is unlike any other cathedral in the world. A myriad of colors and every arch variation imaginable awaken the architectural enthusiast in everyone.
One of Spain’s most well known artists has his own museum tucked away in the corridors of El Born district. Guided tours and audio tours are available through the five townhouses that feature some of Pablo Picasso’s most influential and recognizable works.
Carrer d’Enric Granados
Located a few blocks north of Plaça Catalunya and stretching from the University to Diagonal, this strip of art galleries, restaurants and boutiques highlight some of the city’s best art. Heavy with sidewalks and bicycle paths — but not with vehicles — you are free to peruse the rotating exhibits among the promenade’s galleries.
Strolling through Barcelona’s thoroughfares is one of the best (and cheapest) ways to see the artistic aspects of the city, which tend to pop up out of nowhere. A façade here, a sculpture there and hidden cathedrals are around any corner, especially in the Gothic Quarter and El Born.
Summer is the perfect time to try your luck at carp fishing. Carp are widely recognized as an invasive species known to cause problems in the waterways they call home. They suck up all the food and reduce the quality of the water, hurting more sensitive marine populations. Luckily for anglers, carp can grow to massive sizes and are a ton of fun to catch.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
Passport PD is the world’s first GaN technology-based travel adapter with an auto-resetting fuse. Why is this important? If you break the single-use fuse in your typical travel adapter, you have only a few options — buy a new fuse, change the fuse yourself or buy a new travel adapter altogether. Additionally, if the fuse breaks and you don’t notice, then you could expect to come back to a fully charged device … only, you won’t.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.