As I already wrote in my last pots, I spent the last 2 weeks in Barcelona (I also got my wisdom teeth removed, which was slightly less pleasant). The weather wasn’t overly good, so I didn’t take too many pictures, but this blog will be dedicated to just writing about what I did.
But first: I got obsessed with a new song, or at least it’s new for me. Check it out, it’s the only thing I’ve been listening to for the past 48 hours: Walk The Moon: Shut up and Dance.
Sooo, let’s get on with it, shall we?
I went with a friend, but since we are both 16 we booked the trip with an organization that does a bunch of trip for teenagers, so we met up with a group there.
I had already been to Barcelona twice before, with the same friend, so we decided to get to know the city from its beachy side by day and its clubbing side by night, not like previously, spending our days sightseeing. although it was also worthwhile and I would definitely recommend it. See Post here.
We lived in the Barcelona Sailing Center, which is where the Spanish National Sailing Team lives during events. For the organization, it served as a youth hostel. Most of the other lived in eight-bed rooms, but my friend and I has a double room, which undoubtedly had many upsides, but it made making friends a bit harder.But of course, there were also some really cute guys (obviously). Holiday Crushes amiright?
Back to the topic, where was I?
Most of the time we just spent time at the beach closest to us, of which I can’t remember the name, but I doubt it even had one, it was tiny, but quite nice still. We really wanted to go to the Barceloneta Beach, it being the most famous but when we passed it, I could barely even see sand, it was incredibly full, so I wouldn’t recommend going there, to be honest. Regardless of the nice beaches, my luck flirting with the nice beachboys was very, very limited. 😦
The organization we went with offered trips, especially at night. Each week they organize a party called „HIP“, where all destinations from Spain by that organization(Barcelona, Tossa de Mar, Calella, Playa de Aro, Sant Feliu, Lloret de Mar, Malgrat de Mar) and one from South France (Canet Plage) come together in a club called „Millenium“ in Girona and…do what you do in a club: party all night. Then we also went to Lloret de Mar one night, which is THE party location: just bars, discos and a few casinos. At home I usually don’t go clubbing, so it was quite fun to go out once in a while!
One of our other main events was, of course, SHOPPING! In Germany we don’t have Brandy Melville. or at least not anywhere close to my house, so I was super-excited about that. I quickly learned that it’s really pricey though. On the bright side, public transport is super affordable. A 10 travel Ticket costs 10 Euros. The Metro system is quite similar to the one in New York City, you swipe the card and it counts as one trip until you leave the metro station. Where I live, in comparison, just traveling through the city once costs at least 3 Euros.
Overall I really enjoyed the trip and would definitely recommend Barcelona, whether you are there for only a day or for a week, it is definitely worth exploring. It doesn’t matter whether you like shopping, sightseeing or beaches, Barcelona has a bit of everything.
I hope you enjoyed this and stay tuned for some pictures coming next week, if I find any worthy of sharing. XD
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