Catalonia

15 Value Deal Hotels in Sitges (Catalonia), Spain

June 27, 2015
Sitges is a very popular beach resort in region of Catalonia in Spain. I visited Sitges last autumn during my Spain and Andorra travels. Back then I stayed overnight at Hotel Globos in Sitges. In this article I have listed 15 popular hotels in Sitges available on Booking.com which offers value deals (read:...

Affordable Rental Prices in Catalonia, Spain - Starting EUR 400.00/month

January 25, 2015
Today I was looking for long term apartment rentals in Spain and I was surprised of how cheap some of them are. Honestly, looking through some of the photos I was surprsied.I have been in Spain just once, and I have seen just a small part of it, last autumn we headed to Catalonia, we visited places like Barcelona,...

Spontaneous Visit of Montserrat Mountain, Spain

November 12, 2014
Another spontaneous idea of visiting Montserrat Mountain arrived at our heads, after Google Maps misguided us from the main traffic road to Barcelona, and we went on the wrong direction - but hey -  we noticed a sign directing to Montserrat. Signs speak themselves.  Update: Visit of Mount...

Road to Andorra

November 06, 2014
During our one week trip in Spain, region of Catalonia, we did a lot of driving. We drove almost all around Catalonia, stayed at lovely Costa Brava townlets - and you know what? It's more than enough with one week - and you are sick and tired of completely identical seaside town lets. They are nice, they are charming...

Peratallada - a Charming Stone Building Town in Catalonia, Spain

October 30, 2014
When we left a charming hotel in Begur, we straight headed to a little and charming medieval town of Peratallada, which is located some 22 km east of Girona, and some 15 km west of Begur.Here are 22 pictures I made at this lovely town:Road to PeratalladaPeratalladaMedieval streets of PeratalladaMedieval streets of...

Hotel Es Cel de Begur Review in Begur, Spain

October 29, 2014
On our third Spain trip day we stayed overnight at one of the interesting hotels I have ever stayed - Es Cel de Begur Hotel at Bergur.We booked this hotel on Booking.com it offered a huge savings, instead of paying EUR 400 we paid for room with partial sea view and bed with baldachine EUR 81.Well I doubt the...

Salvador Dali Museum in Figueres, Spain

October 28, 2014
In our second day trip to Spain we visited Salvador Dali Museum located in town of Figueres.  I can tell you just one - This has finally happened - had heard so much about this great place before and now I actually visited it. There are not much words I can use to describe this fabulous museum...

Hotel Tarongeta Review in Cadaques

October 26, 2014
We stayed at hotel Tarongeta in Cadaques in our second day trip to Catalonia, Spain.You can read my photo article - covering Cadaques here.Choice of Tarongneta was made spontaneous and all agreements regarding accommodation was made on site, not using any third party booking services (thus, I must admit I found this...

Exploring Catalonia: from Roses to Cadaques

October 25, 2014
On our second day on Catalonian trip, we left Girona and headed to Roses (Girona municipality) and after a short 5 minute stay at Roses we headed to Cadaques (Girona municipality).I decided to stick with motto: one picture can say more than 1000 words, and here you have - 30 pictures I took during our trip Roses,...

Hotel Ultonia Review in Girona

October 24, 2014
During our first day on our Catalonia trip for a first night, we stayed at Girona - Hotel Ultonia. For a start I must admit - I wanted to book another less expensive hotel, but that was out of city center - so hell, for a sake of a couple of bucks we decided to book something valuable in the city center....

Catalonia: First impressions of Girona - Cathedral of Girona, Jewish Quarter

October 23, 2014
This probably will be a long photo article, with few comments on each of the photo.It was my first time visiting Spain, and stop of Girona came just right after we landed in Barcelona, rented a nice Renault Megane car from Fire Fly company. During this trip I only started to recognize what is Catalonia - not any more...