Sagrada Familia, Gaudi’s Unfinished Masterpiece

Hands down, the Sagrada Familia is Europe’s most beautiful church. Well, if you have seen most of Europe’s famed Gothic and renaissance cathedrals, although also splendid on their own, after probably your fifth church, they would start to all look the same. It’s really a traveler’s disease to be numb and disappointed with a historical … Continue reading Sagrada Familia, Gaudi’s Unfinished Masterpiece

Santiago, A Pilgrim’s Trophy

Home to the famed Catholic pilgrimage site – the shrine of St. James, the Great (allegedly still guarding his ruins)  – is the old city of Santiago de Compostela. Channelling the almost Northern-Portuguese Galician vibe with its street pavement stones and architecture, Santiago shows a very different facet of Spain. Maybe I would have an … Continue reading Santiago, A Pilgrim’s Trophy