Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona surprised me in many ways. I was pleasantly surprised by all of the stunning beaches, insane nightlife, and the modern style that it has to offer. I was shocked by the unique architecture of buildings that sat right in the middle of the city. Even though Barcelona is a European city, it was also very similar to Los Angeles, California. With the trendy restaurants over looking the beach, palm trees, and awesome clubs, it was the perfect mix of everything I could ever ask for. This was all even more exciting because of the fact that Barcelona is where I celebrated my 21st birthday! Check out my tips below to have just as great of a time in Barcelona as I did.

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  • Admire the Sagrada Familia Church and the magnificent architecture  
  • Take pictures with friends at Park Guell
  • Take a walk down La Rambla to find some great stores and restaurants
  • Spend your Monday night partying at Opium Barcelona
  • Get a quick drink and massage at CDLC Barcelona on the beach


  • Brunch & Cake – Best brunch, just order one of everything basically
  • The Benedict – Must order their special eggs benedict with mozzarella, tomato, and pesto
  • Flax&Kale – Healthier brunch, delicious salmon, get the goat cheese and watermelon appetizer
  • Cachitos Rambla – Trendier and more expensive tapas restaurant, amazing patatas bravas
  • Sensi Bistro – Real Spanish tapas, let the chef choose them for you
  • Ikebana Paralelo – Great sushi and desserts
  • Bo de B – Chicken with everything sandwich is to die for


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