(Text and photos: Suad Bejtovic) About the only thing I knew about Madrid before going there was that it is the home of one of the world’s most famous museums, Prado. After doing some research before the visit, I realized that at least two other Madrid museums are worth the visit – Reina Sofia and [...]
(Text and photos by Suad Bejtovic) Madrid is obviously one of those cities where you can spend endless weeks sightseeing, soaking in the culture and food. Nevertheless, although my visit was only about a week long, I wanted to take a quick day trip to some of the landmark sites outside of the city. I [...]
(Text and photos by Suad Bejtovic) You might wonder why would I need a separate post on Spanish food and drinks. Let me illustrate by explaining why a Spanish gin and tonic is superior to the American gin and tonic: First, Spanish bartenders use a big glass. I didn’t measure it, but I bet it’s [...]
(Text and photos by Suad Bejtovic) A few months ago, I stumbled upon a fare sale on American Airlines, and booked a round trip ticket to Madrid for only $755. My itinerary had me changing planes in Miami going, and in Boston coming back, but non-stop flights were available from Dallas-Fort Worth for about $200 [...]
Ten days ago I received an email from my friend Suad, letting me know that he was en route to Spain in less than 20-hours. He asked if I’d be interested in having a ‘guest blogger’ post to Been There Dunn That. I thought about it for about a nano-second and quickly emailed him back [...]
After a full day of sight-seeing today, I can give you a full report on Barcelona – in one word, AWESOME! The city is really beautiful, albeit smoggy like Hamilton, but the architecture and scenery is amazing. Couple that with being on the Mediterranean Sea, and it’s pretty much a match made in heaven.
While getting up at 5am wasn’t the best experience in the world, we packed up our stuff and checked out of the hostel with more than enough time to make it to the train station. The train ride from Paris to Barcelona had some pretty nice views. We each managed to snag our own two [...]