There’s more to Barcelona and art nouveau architecture than Gaudi

I’ve recently returned from my third visit to this fabulous city. As a huge fan of art nouveau architecture, cava, Spanish fashion and Picasso, I just can’t get enough of Barcelona. And with direct flights to/from Marrakech, it’s an easy two-hour flight from one great city to another.  (RyanAir flies in to Girona which is well … Continue reading

What I didn’t know when moving to Morocco

Happy on vacation in Morocco Copyright Mandy Sinclair

I didn’t mean for it to happen. Nor did I think it would last this long.  But four years ago today I boarded a plane to Morocco to start my five-month adventure.  I had had an 18-day taste of the Kingdom and I was hungry for more. For six months after my holiday in Morocco … Continue reading

Must-see Gaudi architecture in Barcelona

Bellesguard Tower Barcelona Spain Copyright Mandy Sinclair

It may be what Barcelona is best known for – Gaudi’s architectural gems throughout the city. But with high entrance fees at the usual suspects: Casa Batlo, La Pedrero, Park Guell and Segrada Familia, discovering Gaudi’s works can make for an expensive visit to this wonderful Catalan city. However, With lesser-known sites located throughout the city, … Continue reading