Old Town Apartments Barcelona
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... home in Costa Brava. Lesson learned: leave time open to spend more time with new friends whenever possible.
Once we got to Barcelona, we scoped out the possibilities and decided on a few must-do's, which I had in mind when planning and deciding on Barcelona in the first place. A significant part of my planning process was to consider what would be fun and educational for the kids. A book that helped me was Fodor's 500 Places to Take Your Kids Before They ...
... some oysters which were 3 euros each, so I ate one and put some hot sauce on it. the lady winced in pain when I did this and Amanda said she was upset that I "ruined it". I said, "it's ok, i can be a dumb tourist once in a while!" Percebes are something I have never seen before. they looked like barnacles. I have since done some research and they are GOOSE NECK BARNACLES and harvested off rocky cliffs of northern Spain. They are supposedly ...
... is also a spectacular view.
Since our hotel was so close by, we popped in there to find a dinner place. Here is where I give my sister so much credit in the way of finding dining options. Earlier in the summer I found that the TripAdvisor iPhone app has an offline map feature that can manipulate the iPhone’s "find my iPhone" function to pinpoint you in relation to important places and major roads. I told my sister ...
so to our next stop, Barcelona. I've only been here once before but
sadly – and I know I'm the exception to the rule – I just didn't
like it. But, we're doing it and the compromise is that I'll do the
“general tour” of the city on day one and then sit back at the
campsite catching up with the blog and things while Jane does La
Sagrada Familia and others on day two. So here I am. And I'm loving
... concerned and neither were they. I wandered around a bit, heading to the pretty dock at the end of La Rambla, and had a coffee in the Placa Real before the walking tour at 1pm. This walking tour was only an hour and the guy spoke a bit fast, but it didn't overlap at all with the other one, rendering me glad I do that too. I had enough time to join everyone back at the hostel for the free pasta lunch, which I had no idea we received, and which they luckily didn't check room keys for, unlike at ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsOld Town Apartments Barcelona
We booked through apartmentsramblas.com and were happy. the office is convenient and they let us leave our bags there at the end to do more sightseeing.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.