Travel Guide to Casa Battlo

On our first full day in Barcelona, we visited Casa Battlo. Casa Battlo is located on Passeig de Gracia, in the heart of Barcelona. One of Gaudi’s apartments, this museum is open to tourists, but also houses some offices and some people still live there! We walked from our hotel in El Born to the apartment, and it was a nice 15-20 minute walk with lots of sights along the way. casa battlo barcelona (10 of 16) casa battlo barcelona (15 of 16) casa battlo barcelona (12 of 16) For my visit to Casa Battlo, I wore a striped maxi dress from Winners (similar striped maxi dress here), a pair of espadrilles from Nine West,  sunglasses by Dolce & Gabbana, and a blue leather bag from London (similar blue bag here). Shop the post[show_shopthepost_widget id="2844759"]
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Free things to do in Madrid: Retiro Park

One of the highlights of visiting Madrid was Retiro Park. If you’re looking for free things to do in Madrid, the park is your best bet! You can watch people in rowboats in the water, or visit art installations at the stunning Crystal Palace, or Palacio de Cristal. madrid palacio de cristal (6 of 8) On our visit to the Crystal Palace, I wore a wrap dress from Primark (similar dress here), leather gladiator sandals from Athens (similar style here), and a blue leather bag from London (similar style here). The Crystal Palace, or Palacio de Cristal is a large structure, that used to be used to exhibit flora and fauna from the Phillipines. The structure is stunning and very impressive. [show_shopthepost_widget id="2748521"]
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Travel Guide to Park Guell

views of barcelona (2 of 2) park guell barcelona (3 of 15) Park Guell in Barcelona is a must-see. We visited the park twice, and I wanted to share my tips for the best way to visit Gaudi's park. I'm wearing an off-the-shoulder romper from Winners (similar romper here), Adidas Neo Advantage sneakers c/o DSW Canada, a straw Panama hat from Joe Fresh, sunglasses from Quay Australia, and a lace choker. Shop the look: [show_shopthepost_widget id="2757516"]  
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3 Days in Madrid

Madrid surprised me. When we originally started planning our trip to Spain, I was considering Valencia, Seville and other parts in the southern region, or to just be lazy and soak up Barcelona for 9 days. But I loved the city so much, it makes me wish we planned an extra day or two to soak in the chic, Spanish…
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Royal Palace of Madrid

On our last day in the city, we visited the Royal Palace of Madrid. When I travel, I love visiting the royal residences… for me, it’s a perfect mix of architecture, fine art and interior design that keeps things interesting! We went on a Sunday and it wasn’t busy at all. Included in the entrance fee was an audio guide…
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