Tag Archives: Spain

Find Out What We Tried At McDonald’s Spain

McDonaldsOver February break, the Michael W Travels family visited Barcelona, Spain.

Spain was the first country I visited in Europe years back. This would be the first visit to the country for the rest of my family.

During our visit, we had to make a visit to McDonalds. We ended up stopping by during our first day… Continue reading Find Out What We Tried At McDonald’s Spain

Anthony Bourdain Recommended: Pinotxo Bar- Barcelona, Spain

Anthony BourdainWhile doing some research related to places to dine in Barcelona, I came across Pinotxo bar (Pinocchio) thanks to Travel Channel.

Travel Channel listed Pinotxo Bar as a favorite of Anthony Bourdain so I immediately added it to my list. (We attempted to go to one other restaurant which made the list but failed…)

Pinotxo Bar is located in the famous Boqueria Market, the most famous market in Barcelona. Continue reading Anthony Bourdain Recommended: Pinotxo Bar- Barcelona, Spain

25 Hours In Andorra!

andorraOver President’s Week break the Michael W Travels family headed to Barcelona.

Barcelona was the first European city I visited (around 20 years back) but it was the first visit  for the rest of my family. It’s fun to revisit places I’ve been but I still like to squeeze in a new destination, too.

While planning the trip back to Spain, I knew this was the perfect opportunity to finally make it to Andorra, a tiny UN member state up in the Pyrenees mountains, between Spain and France. Continue reading 25 Hours In Andorra!

Hotels.com Reaches Out About Screwed Up Reservation In Barcelona

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Recently, I shared the details about how Hotels.com totally screwed up our reservation in Barcelona.

A quick summary of what took place

After an overnight flight, the Michael W Travels family showed up early in the morning at our hotel in Barcelona. When we tried to check- in, we were told that we didn’t have a reservation. Continue reading Hotels.com Reaches Out About Screwed Up Reservation In Barcelona

Generator Hostel Barcelona, A Solid Family-Friendly Option!

Generator HostelAfter flying to Barcelona at one of the worst times, we ran into a problem when Hotels.com screwed up our hotel reservation.

When we got to our hotel, they claimed to not have any booking from Hotels.com for us. Due to this they only had a room available for the first night. We had a reservation at Generator Hostel for the last two days of our trip so I figured that we’d just try to book a room there for our first two.

We ended up booking a private room with two bunk beds and an ensuite bathroom. Continue reading Generator Hostel Barcelona, A Solid Family-Friendly Option!

I Got The Dreaded SSSS On My Boarding Pass & It Wasn’t So Bad

SSSSLast week, the Michael W Travels family flew home from Barcelona to NYC with a stop in London.

During our journey, we encountered a flight delay which caused some issues. (Possibly more on that another time…)

When looking over our boarding passes, four letters stood out for my flight from London (LHR) to New York (JFK), SSSS. Continue reading I Got The Dreaded SSSS On My Boarding Pass & It Wasn’t So Bad

Lonely Planet Giving Away Trip For 2 To Spain

lonely planetLonely Planet is teaming up with Intrepid Travel to give away a trip for two to Spain!

The prize will be a culinary adventure which includes the #1 eating experience in the world, according to Lonely Planet, exploring “the famed pintxos trails of culinary powerhouse San Sebastián.”

Spain was the first country I visited in Europe so I’d love to win this prize to see another part of the country which I’ve yet to explore. Continue reading Lonely Planet Giving Away Trip For 2 To Spain

Win A Trip For Two To Spain from Hotels.com

SpainHotels.com and 20th Century Fox are celebrating the release of the animated film Ferdinand to Blue-Ray, DVD and digital by giving away a trip for two to Madrid, Spain!

The prize includes airfare, hotel stay and more!

Spain was the first country I visited in Europe. During my trip, I spent time in Barcelona and Ibiza. I’d love to visit Spain and see more of the country so I’d love to win this prize. Continue reading Win A Trip For Two To Spain from Hotels.com