Following the attacks in Brussels, many tourists are staying away from Belgian seaside resorts. Fearing terrorism, Japanese, Australian and American sightseers are crossing Belgium off their European itineraries.
Spanish police have foiled a bomb and car attack just hours after a deadly van rampage left 13 people dead in Barcelona. Five suspected attackers were killed during the second incident in a Catalan coastal town.
In Catalan, Spanish and English, responses flooded social networks in the aftermath of the Catalan attacks. Voices from music, arts, and culture expressed condolences and sympathy, often through touching images.
Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Manchester and now another attack in Barcelona. European cities have been increasingly targeted by Islamist extremists in recent years.
The Barcelona terror attack seemed to deliberately target tourists. The Catalan city offers a wealth of cultural attractions. Here are some of the sites that draw millions of visitors to the city each year.
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