I arrived in Barcelona via Luxair (the picture is of my departure from Luxembourg City). My first experience with, and first memory of, Barcelona was aboard this airplane. As we were descending to land at Barcelona–El Prat Airport, I could see the city’s Mediterranean coastline off to my right. It was exciting because I had neither visited Spain nor seen the Mediterranean Sea.
A great friend of mine had traveled to Barcelona before and stayed at BarcelonaBB. She recommended it highly, so that’s where I stayed. I rented the Blue Room and had a terrific experience. The common area is awesome, too.
BarcelonaBB’s location is very close to several restaurants, the metro system and public buses. It’s also within walking distance to La Sagrada Familia, one of Spain’s most popular tourist destinations (more on that later). I had to take care of a little business, though, before…
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