Tagged: Travel

Market Central Taupo – A Visual Essay

Before COVID-19 started we had one last chance to have a quick getaway with the family and we did it in Taupo, just a little five-hour drive from Auckland. We stayed for a short three days and two nights in the nice resort of Wairakei Resort Taupo and just played...

Matakana Village Farmers Market - A Visual Essay

Matakana Village Farmers Market – A Visual Essay

I have been visiting this place since I moved to New Zealand, the first time I was here was in 2007 and it has changed a lot ever since. I don’t know why I haven’t posted a Visual Essay about this amazing place but like many believe it’s better late...

Amorino (Montpellier, France) 2

Amorino (Montpellier, France)

If its summer in Southern Europe your best friend is anything really cold like ice cream, granita, frozen yoghurt, etc you know what I mean. And on our most recent travel we ate a lot of ice cream so bear with me on these posts, anyways I won’t post the...

Ma Cuisine (Montpellier, France) 3

Ma Cuisine (Montpellier, France)

While the wife and daughter are having a look at Uniqlo, I happen to stroll around the place and see what’s exciting on this street. I noticed that this Uniqlo building right smack it the centre of Montpellier is quite huge occupying a whole block in an old town centre,...

Canet Kebab (Canet de Mar, Spain) 4

Canet Kebab (Canet de Mar, Spain)

First day in Spain and we chose to get our Airbnb on the outskirts of Barcelona, specifically in Canet de Mar to avoid large crowds, parking issues plus it’s in front of the beach. After checking in just after lunch we decided to stroll outside and have a look what...

Les Halles Castellane - A Visual Essay

Les Halles Castellane – A Visual Essay

Most indoor markets in Europe are made from really old buildings but this one from France has a modern twist. Les Halles Castellane is a Montpellier’s main and recently renovated covered marketplace, it’s not as enormous as Barcelona’s Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, Munich’s Viktualienmarkt or even Wroclaw’s...

Wali Gelats and Yogurt (Barcelona, Spain) 5

Wali Gelats and Yogurt (Barcelona, Spain)

If you happen to be in Barcelona in the middle of summer then it’s good to know where the Gelato places are because it is freakin hot during those days, so hot its very uncomfortable. We visited the Cathedral of Barcelona at noon time and after touring the church going...

Mercado de La Boqueria – A Visual Essay

No travel in Barcelona is complete without a visit to The Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria or what is simple referred to as La Boqueria. This large public market in La Rambla is one of the city’s foremost tourist landmarks, a market with a very diverse selection of...

Cafè de L'estació Catalunya Station (Barcelona, Spain) 7

Cafè de L’estació Catalunya Station (Barcelona, Spain)

It was our first day in Barcelona and it was shockingly hot, it’s so hot after our subway ride, we were afraid to go out in the sun. It was muggy, we were all sweaty and a bit tired after a long trip from Montpellier, to Canet de Mar to...

Ramblero de la Boqueria (Barcelona, Spain) 2

Ramblero de la Boqueria (Barcelona, Spain)

After a long stroll at the La Rambla Street and a visit at La Boqueria Market we decided to have a light snack (tapas) and some drinks just to slow down and rest our feet. We decided to have it in La Boqueria Market as there are many places inside...