One of the highlights of visiting Madrid was Retiro Park. If you’re looking for free things to do in Madrid, the park is your best bet! You can watch people in rowboats in the water, or visit art installations at the stunning Crystal Palace, or Palacio de Cristal.

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On our visit to the Crystal Palace, I wore a wrap dress from Primark (similar dress here), leather gladiator sandals from Athens (similar style here), and a blue leather bag from London (similar style here).

The Crystal Palace, or Palacio de Cristal is a large structure, that used to be used to exhibit flora and fauna from the Phillipines. The structure is stunning and very impressive.

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Park Guell in Barcelona is a must-see. We visited the park twice, and I wanted to share my tips for the best way to visit Gaudi’s park.

I’m wearing an off-the-shoulder romper from Winners (similar romper here), Adidas Neo Advantage sneakers c/o DSW Canada, a straw Panama hat from Joe Fresh, sunglasses from Quay Australia, and a lace choker.

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The Sagrada Familia is so iconic to Barcelona. When I told friends and family I’d be visiting the city for several days, they all reminisced about Gaudi’s most famous, unfinished work. On our second-last day in Barcelona, we visited the Sagrada Familia Basilica, to tour the grounds and view the inside.

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I wasn’t sure about the dress code to visit the church, while it’s still technically a construction site and unfinished, I didn’t want to be turned away at the door. However, I noticed many guests wearing tank tops and shorts, so they do not enforce any dress codes. I still wanted to be respectful for a place of worship, so I wore a midi-length seersucker skirt from Zara (old, similar style available here) that I also wore here, a white, a tassle necklace from Kendra Scott, an off-the-shoulder top from She In, lace up sandals from Sam Edelman, and a Cult Gaia small Ark Bag.

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