10 catalan dishes you must try in Barcelona

10 catalan dishes you must try in Barcelona

It is important to know what foods you need to try when visiting a place, Barcelona is no different, and you although it is Spain, the cuisine is a more Mediterranean kind of dishes due to the proximity of the sea. I will show you around the Catalan cuisine and the 10 dishes that you cannot leave town without trying.The Catalan cuisine is inside what is cal…

What to do for Christmas in Barcelona

What to do for Christmas in Barcelona

Barcelona is a great city to discover at Christmas time, although it is cold in winter is not as cold as other European countries, the sea helps us have mild weather. There are certain things that I normally do every year in Christmas in Barcelona, locals have their Christmas rituals and so do visitors. Barcelona gets transformed at Christmas times with str…

A Catalan Christmas: our traiditions

A Catalan Christmas: our traiditions

Christmas time is a good period to spend time with our families and in every family and country there are some typical traditions. In Catalonia we do celebrate Christmas but as every place with our typical food and traditions, I will explain you a Catalan Christmas looks like. We celebrate Christmas day, the 25th but our most important day is the 26th Sant …

Top 10 best souvenirs in Barcelona

Top 10 best souvenirs in Barcelona

Barcelona is an international city, but souvenirs are often related with the culture and what it is typical in a place and when you bring back home a souvenir for someone you want the object to recall the place you visited. Let me show you the authentic souvenirs going around the top 10 best souvenirs in Barcelona and also the top 3 that you shouldn't buy t…

The Catalan cava is better than the french champagne

The Catalan cava is better than the french champagne

Cava has been produced in Catalonia since the XIX century, and with the arrival of a famous plague of the vineyards they had to reintroduce new white grape varieties that ended up encouraging the production on of the new product created from local grape varieties following the champagne production process: cava. The eternal battle between the Catalan cava a…

9 things to do in Barcelona in winter

9 things to do in Barcelona in winter

Winter time in Barcelona is mild, but don't get me wrong is not flip flop and sleeveless t-shirt time, bring a coat and pullovers, but there is no need for gloves or wool hats. Barcelona comparing to other cities in Europe doesn't have a strong winter such as Berlin or London, the sea helps mild the temperatures. We rarely go down the 4 to 5ºC.Sitges carniv…

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