Beautiful Barcelona is an ideal destination for a romantic weekend getaway, and with plenty of free activities and inexpensive places to eat and drink, it’s easy to fall in love with this city. Here are our top ten tips of how to have a romantic weekend in Barcelona on a budget.
The Czech capital is famous for its beautiful bridges, the oldest castle in the world, Kafka and great beer, but there is more than just pivo and outstanding architecture to this romantic destination.
The ‘Golden City’ A beautiful capital packed with historical monuments, museums and old town allure; Prague lies on the Vltava River and has well preserved districts that make it a photographer’s dream. The stunning architecture and cobbled streets with horse drawn carriages make it a charming tourist attraction, with the main sites busy all year round. Take a break from the tourist trail and try something a little different; enjoy Prague like a local.
Mercado da Ribeira is one of the oldest markets in Lisbon as it was built in 1885. And it’s also the biggest and most important fresh market in Lisbon. At Mercado da Ribeira you can find flowers, fruit, fish, meat, bread and almost any kind of food. Most locals buy the food here, so should you.
But probably the best part of Mercado da Ribeira is all those trendy bars and eateries that surround it. The market is frenzy all the mornings and later the life in bars sparks. Usually there’s also live music, dance, exhibition, performances…
If you visit our hostel in London, and you fancy a good meal, you should pay a visit to the Borough Market which is one of the biggest food markets in London and sells food from all over the world. The wholesale market opens at 2am until 8am but there’s also a retail market that opens Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Historically, the Borough Market was a fruits and vegetables market, but nowadays you can find all kinds of food from all over the world that is known for its gourmet foods and the quality of its products.