A Gaudi Tour of Barcelona

Antoni Gaudi was one of the most creative and innovative architects in the history of mankind.

Gaudi shattered conventional ideas of architecture. He created buildings that elevated the influence of nature in the man-made, reflected his faith and defied rules of symmetry. Today Gaudi is synonymous with Barcelona.

Follow Saul Schwartz in the architectural footsteps of the Catalan genius.

Five Fab Barcelona Breaks

Barcelona is an international tourism destination with world-class appeal. It has unique architecture, exquisite gastronomy and a pleasant climate. With so much to experience and so many people wanting to do so, Barcelona can get pretty crowded. Then what? Especially in summertime, the Rambla is bursting with a heated, international crowd, so if you feel…

Gaudí Top 10 – Modernisme masterpieces

Barcelona is undisputedly the Art Nouveau capital of the Iberian peninsula, and while genius architects like Lluís Domènech i Montaner created the UNESCO World Heritage designated and exceptionally beautiful Palau de Musica Catalana, there is one light that shines a little brighter on the Art Nouveau sky: Antoni Gaudí. Seven of Gaudí’s works constitute yet another UNESCO…

Bohemian Bars of Barcelona

  That Barcelona offers world-class cuisine, is not a secret. That this trendy and vibrant city has an abundance of cool bars to choose from, comes as no surprise either. But while you’re in a city that boasts so much astonishing Art Nouveau architecture – or Modernisme, as it’s called in this Catalan region – why…

Art Nouveau Walking Tour in Valencia

Did you know that Valencia is one of the Spanish cities with the greatest collection of Art Nouveau architecture? Or Modernismo, as they call it in Spain? Me neither! Let’s discover these architectural gems together! We’ve put together this 5 km. self paced walking tour, a.k.a. Art Nouveau Treasure Map, together for you to follow…

Art Nouveau in Porto

Art Nouveau was an international style that included architecture, interior design, graphic art, textiles, lighting, furniture, jewellery etc. and it can be found all over Europe. It was most popular from 1890 to 1910 and in only twenty years, it gave to the world beautiful pieces of art and architecture, that still shine today in…