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Since I live in England I've noticed a curious fact: when you tell that you are an Englishman in Spain, nobody asks you if you live in Madrid (it would be more logical if you consider that it is the largest city), but if you're from Barcelona, Malaga Mallorca. Malaga I have already spoken a previous post and I've never been to Mallorca, even so by the time I hear about her and how much I like, Barcelona deserves its own entry in The Immense Journey.

Surely you've already visited the old city, and although it is not so, sure you already know all the places you should go: Plaza Catalunya, Sagrada Familia, Barceloneta, Las Ramblas… so this post is a little more “tailor-made”, so you discover other places in Barcelona that enjoy if you're a boy, o si eres chica.

If you're a kid you do not miss…

Camp-NouCAMP NOU. A guided tour of the football stadium with more capacity in Europe (and sixth in the world) sure it's something you want to miss. By 23 euros can go all the stadium, from the field to the locker room, you through the museum and enjoy a media space where a 3D documentary. Do not forget to make pictures in the press room or in the cabs of commentators.

Lluís Companys Olympic Stadium. Following the sports industry, will surely like to visit the Olympic Stadium Montjuic (that contrary to what I thought, not named), mythical scenario of Olympics 92.

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Berlin is a special city. There are many charming European cities, but Berlin is… different. In my opinion, Berlin there for everyone: for lovers of culture, for historians, for people looking to party, for families… Whether you are looking for a getaway with your partner a weekend, just as if you want to escape from the routine to get into a dark café to read a good book while listening to jazz background (as always said my friend Ele), Berlin is your destiny.

In my case, Berlin was part of a tour van through Europe and stopped in the city two days, enough to discover its main attractions. Of all the places we could see, these are my favorites:

Checkpoint Charlie. It was our first stop in the city and I still remember the bittersweet feeling of face to face a real border crossing used to report the East and West. The poster “You are leaving the American sector” is a claim all the souvenir shops.

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