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Category: Barcelona

Barcelona Art & Architecture Guide and Barcelona Hotels

Irvina Lew first visited Barcelona, Spain, during the 1992 Summer Olympics, and returned on another sporting mission: the announcement of an international sailing race between New York and Spain. In between interviewing skippers, she explored the city’s art, culture and hotel scene.

I’m in Barcelona, a chic, cosmopolitan port city that I first visited in 1992, during the Juegos Olimpiados.

I’m reminded of those games the week that the Winter Olympics 2010 are attracting attention to Vancouver and Whistler. Read Full Article

By Irvina Lew

Beer Reaches New, Gastronomic Heights

I wasn’t familiar with Estrella Damm, Barcelona’s best beer, until I heard about the New York to Barcelona Transoceanic Sailing Record. One of the two, 60-foot open sailing yachts racing the 3750 mile course during the second week of April, 2010, is called Estrella Damm, for its sponsor. (
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By Irvina Lew

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