Our honeymoon – Barcelona

With the one-year anniversary of our wedding approaching, I thought I’d share some shots from our dream honeymoon – a five-night stay in Barcelona, Spain, followed by a five-night stay in Mallorca, Spain. Since we’ve owned our home for several years and have most of the of the essentials we need, we decided to forgo the traditional wedding registry in favor of a honeymoon registry through Zola (which we LOVED – so simple to use, and the layout is beautiful). Our friends’ and families’ generous gifts allowed us to go on a honeymoon we thought we’d only dream of, and we can’t begin to say how grateful we are for their generosity.

First up: Barcelona.

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We decided on Barcelona for a few reasons: we both agreed that we wanted to go somewhere in Europe, and we were looking for the perfect combination of city/culture and beach/relaxation. We considered MANY options (Greece, Portugal, and Italy being the top contenders) before landing on Spain, but we ended up with zero regrets – Barcelona was everything we were hoping for and more. We spent our five days exploring the breathtaking architecture, wandering the streets and shops, and gorging ourselves on tapas, sangria, and so much ham. I’d love to return someday!

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View from our hotel’s rooftop bar

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Infinity pool

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Our hotel had the most amazing design

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Mah boo

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Just your average BCN building, NBD

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First (and best) churros con chocolate

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My favorite meal of the entire trip was at this tiny Italian restaurant

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The nightly menu is presented on this slate board…entirely in Italian

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This might be the best plate of food I’ve ever tasted

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So many bikes and mopeds

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Sagrada Familia

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Breathtaking

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Fresh juices at La Boqueria!

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Jamon

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A boy and his ham

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Cutest little tapas bar

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Las Ramblas

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Random cool street art…typical

Next up – Mallorca!

 

 

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