“My Perfect Day in Barcelona” Guestpost on Homage-to-BCN

A glimpse of Barcelona from the National Palace on Montjuic hill.
A glimpse of Barcelona from the National Palace on Montjuic hill.

Rob, the creator of Homage to BCN website, a blog about Barcelona, Spain, invited me to write up a piece about a perfect day for me in this Mediterranean gem. I was excited to have my article published among so many great pieces about the everyday life, culture and history of Barcelona, all written by locals.

This is how my Perfect Day starts:

A warm, late September day would be the perfect time for me to enjoy this Ciudad Condal to its fullest. The heavy crowds of noisy tourists have vanished, and I can have my Barcelona back. I would start the day with a cortado sweetened with honey, and a freshly baked croissant, or cruasán, as the Spanish call them. I like my breakfast extra-long, when I can sit in the rays of the sun, enjoying that morning energy you can almost touch.

The fresh, vibrant air seems to animate everything around, from people to palm-trees, and the city’s green monk parakeets alike. Sipping on my coffee, I scribble down… click here to read the entire article.

Image source: Wikimedia Commons.

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