Tag Archives: Barcelona

Journey Home Part 1: Aer Lingus Barcelona to Dublin and VIP Sala Canudas

This is part 5 of a series documenting my Memorial Day weekend trip to Sitges, outside of Barcelona. You can read an overview of the trip here. Aer Lingus Flight 563  Barcelona to Dublin (BCN-DUB) A320, Economy Sch. Dep. 11:00AM         Act. Dep. 12:06AM Sch. Arr. 12:45PM           Act. Arr. 1:27PM My… Read more »

Sitges on Memorial Day Weekend and the Hotel Galeon Pavilion

This is part 4 of a series documenting my Memorial Day weekend trip to Sitges, outside of Barcelona. You can read an overview of the trip here. I blogged about Sitges two years ago, and not a ton (or anything of note) has changed. My concerns about it being dead… Read more »

Connecting in Madrid: Iberia Dali Lounge and the Puente Aereo – Business Class Madrid to Barcelona

This is part three of a series documenting my Memorial Day weekend trip to Sitges, outside of Barcelona. You can read an overview of the trip here. Iberia Flt. 800  Madrid to Barcelona (MAD-BCN) – Puente Aereo (Air Shuttle) Airbus 321 (A321) , Business Class Sch. Dep. 8:00AM           Sch. Arr…. Read more »

Sitges Trip Preview and Award Anatomy

In just a few days I’m heading off to Sitges, just outside of Barcelona, for a long weekend. In this post, I’ll give you an overview of the trip and how I booked it. The genesis of this trip was actually my upcoming August-September trip to Manchester and Scotland.  I… Read more »

Vueling BCN to BIO and onward to San Sebastian

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This is part seven in my trip report series from my July 2016 trip to Spain.  For an introduction, see this post. After spending a week in Catalonia, I headed to Basque Country for the rest of my time in Spain.  You can take a train from Barcelona to San Sebastian in… Read more »

Mini-Review: Melia Sarria Barcelona, Quite Different from the sad Hilton Barcelona

This is part six in my trip report series from my July 2016 trip to Spain.  For an introduction, see this post. My last night in Barcelona was at the Melia Barcelona Sarria.  I didn’t spend a lot of time there given an early morning departure, and didn’t even get a… Read more »

Don’t Stay at the Hilton Barcelona, or, Hilton Status is Meaningless

This is part four in my trip report series from my July 2016 trip to Spain.  For an introduction, see this post. I stayed at six different hotels on my Spain trip.  Three I would stay at again in a heartbeat.  Two I would consider again.  And one I regretted and… Read more »

Barcelona Bound:  AA Business Class DCA-PHL-BCN

This is part two in my trip report series from my July 2016 trip to Spain.  For an introduction, visit this post. I was scheduled to fly from DCA to JFK on a Tuesday evening, then on Wednesday evening fly JFK to Madrid on American, followed by Madrid to Barcelona… Read more »