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Barcelona, like every year is preparing for one of the typical culinary traditions: calçotada. In the period from February to April, which represents the end of winter and the arrival of spring, the Catalans meet with friends to eat together the calçots.

It’s the definitive Spanish dish in a country where everything revolves around food. Although purists might disagree, it’s more representative of a fun and communal approach to food than it is to a specific recipe. Yet without a doubt, if there’s one concoction that you can’t visit Spain without tasting, it’s a hearty mix of […]

In this short video made by Pumba Productions, you can appreciate the beauty of Barcelona from an aerial shot, by the use of a small plane.

Barcelona is a source of inspiration for all kinds of artists, even at night. And it is this time that he wanted to portray and show director Pau Garcia. It has done so through a video through timelapse technique.

La Sagrada Família, the full name in Catalan “Expiatorio Sagrada Familia” (atonement of Sagrada Familia), is a Catholic basilica, still under construction, the masterpiece of architect Antoni Gaudi, leader of the Catalan Modernism.

Barcelona is one of the most diverse holiday destinations you can choose, mountains on one side, sea on the other, and everything else imaginable in-between.

Let’s face it, when you go on a city break, the sights you see by day are only one part of the whole experience. Enjoying the city when the sun goes down may well leave you with some of your best holiday memories.

Unlimited travel for 2, 3, 4 or 5 days in a single ticket with the card Hola BCN!

Leave your luggage in good hands with Locker Barcelona, in Plaça Catalunya. You can avoid carry your bags and enjoy the city waiting to go to your apartment or at the airport.

Tapas are dishes prepared to accompany a beer or glass of wine. You can taste the tapas any time of day, there is always a bar a restaurant serving tapas all day.

Of all the religious holidays, Easter is the most important. Barcelona is a modern and cosmopolitan city, which is why Easter is not feeling as much as in other Spanish cities like Seville. However, the Catholic traditions are an important part of festivals and local culture.

La Sagrada Familia, designed by architect Antoni Gaudí is one of the symbols of the city of Barcelona and Spain’s most visited monument in 2011. Its impressive size and high towers, despite showing unfinished work, attract thousands of tourists fascinated by the modernist architecture began in 1882.

Barcelona is full of places that offer food. Kitchens and traditions from around the world are intertwined as in any other city in the world. But undoubtedly the most famous food offering bars and restaurants in the city are tapas and bocadillos. My favorite place, obligatory stop for all my guests when I come to […]

Port Vell will host the next edition of the Barcelona International Boat Show, which this year will be from 26 to 30 September 2012. The new idea, developed by the organizers (Feria de Barcelona and the National Association of Boating Spain, Anen) intends to concentrate all the supply in one place to facilitate visits.

The Festival Grec in Barcelona is an international festival of dance, music and theater. Throughout its history this festival, which this year reaches 36 editions, has become not only the main attraction of the summer in Barcelona, but also a reference to the European calendar of performing arts.

When viewed from the top of the hill of Montjuic in Barcelona you can enjoy a majestic panorama, and you can see the tallest buildings in the city: the two towers of the Olympic Port, the Sagrada Familia and Torre Agbar. The Agbar Tower is a skyscraper near the Plaça de les Glories Catalanes. It […]

What is the most important festival in Barcelona or Spain? Definitely a spanish will respond: St. Juan! This is the festival that begins the summer season, people gather in the streets and especially on the beach to dance, drink and have a barbecue. At least once in your life you have to experience this atmosphere, […]

Do you want to know how was Barcelona in 1950? I bet you will be amazed to discover that his charm has always been the same.

One of the things I like to visit when I’m in a new city is the aquarium and the zoo. I visited the aquarium in Barcelona a couple of times, but this weekend I found a pair of tickets at a discount of 50% of Groupon, so I went to visit this wonder again. The […]

What is the easiest way to discover Barcelona? Today you’ll want to recommend at least 8. Underground Without doubt the most comfortable choice to move to the cities is the subway. The construction works of the first lines of the Barcelona metro began in 1920. The first line, which took the name Gran Metropolitano de […]

Barcelona is a great city for walking, with its wide sidewalks and tree-lined avenues. Each walk will turn into a wonderful journey to discover the hidden corners of the city, more or less touristy. But the extraordinary thing is that you can choose to walk or use the excellent public service. Besides having a multitude […]

In Barcelona there are many monuments to visit, but fortunately for us, some of them are free. I leave a list of top 5 free monuments in Barcelona: >> Park Güell <

Not all cities can offer that Barcelona has. One of the hottest destinations in Europe, with its unique architecture which can be seen throughout the city, with lots to do and a fantastic climate is the perfect destination for your summer vacation. If this summer you will spend your holidays here in Barcelona I want […]

One of the most popular shows that you can see in Barcelona is offered by the Magic Fountain. This is a spectacular display of color sets, light, movement, music and water – if you mix all these elements in the right combination, you get pure magic! The first show of the Magic Fountain of Montjuic […]