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Que Sera, Sera: Daytrip To Montserrat

About 60km from Barcelona or an hour by train, are the majestic limestone rocks that form the Montserrat mountain range. Montserrat is one of the most popular daytrips from Barcelona, and one that I never took until my third time in the city. This time, I booked my flights to Barcelona with the clear intention that I was there to see Montserrat. It only took a couple … Continue reading Que Sera, Sera: Daytrip To Montserrat

A Weekend in Athens

Athens, mother of Western civilization, invokes idyllic images of Classical Greek temples, marble statues of gods and goddesses, and neighbourhoods frozen in time. Yet, it is also part of a real world – a world where a dead rat rots on the foot of a building’s marble staircase, where grand public buildings rise against dilapidating concrete blocs, and where a vibrant contemporary scene blossoms in the midst of a troubled economy. Continue reading A Weekend in Athens