> Cost of living

Cost of Living in Barcelona

Cost of Living in Barcelona

Cost of living in Barcelona, this is something a lot of my friends from different countries ask, how much it cost to live in Barcelona? To be honest, not that much, and not as much as many people thi…

> Barcelona by season

What to do in Barcelona if it rains

What to do in Barcelona if it rains

Barcelona is a city with many things to do if it rains or if it doesn't, there are amazing buildings to visit such as modernist ones like Gaudí's for example and art nouveau buildings, beautiful park…

Romantic things to do in Barcelona

Romantic things to do in Barcelona

Valentine's Day in Barcelona is full of romantic cakes, presents and little details for your beloved one. Although in Catalonia our true saint valentine is for saint George's day -Sant Jordi-  on 23r…

Santa Eulalia festivity in Barcelona

Santa Eulalia festivity in Barcelona

During 11, 12, 13 and 14th February, Santa Eulàlia local festivity -second patron of Barcelona city- and the light Barcelona festival go together to celebrate the winter festivity in Barcelona.Santa …

> Security

Barcelona, the new scenario for outdoor sex

Barcelona, the new scenario for outdoor sex

I am sure you know Barcelona for many reasons, because of Gaudí, its charming gothic area, the seaside and the beach but I am pretty certain that I will surprise if I tell you that the biggest pornog…

Lost property barcelona

Lost property barcelona

Barcelona Lost Property Office is called "Oficina de Troballes de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona." This is where all the lost and found items in Barcelona go, those found in taxis or the street are delive…

Lost and found on a taxi in Barcelona

Lost and found on a taxi in Barcelona

Have you lost something on a taxi in Barcelona? Here you will find the answers on how to retrieve lost property from a taxi in Barcelona city. You can contact the taxi company to see if they found…

> Gastronomy

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 proxim…

La calçotada

La calçotada

In the last years calçotadas are a must do on February every year, it is a Catalan tradition and gathering around Catalan gastronomy with friends and family. I will explain you now all about calçotad…

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 pro…

> Accommodation

Cheap hotels in Barcelona in June 2016

Cheap hotels in Barcelona in June 2016

Where should we sleep in Barcelona is one of the most recurrent questions, every month we do a selection for you of the best deals in the city with certain quality parameters and our tips on the area…

Cheap hotels in Barcelona in May 2016

Cheap hotels in Barcelona in May 2016

I get a lot of questions on where should we sleep in Barcelona and if Barcelona is as expensive as it seems, to help you out I have done an article about the cost of living in Barcelona and we will s…

W hotel Barcelona

W hotel Barcelona

The W hotel is one of the trendiest places in town and can be seen from the coast, since it has the shape of a sail and now has become one of the skyline buildings more famous in town.The building wa…

> Neighbourhoods

Horta neighbourhood: a little town in Barcelona

Horta neighbourhood: a little town in Barcelona

Horta is nowadays a neighbourhood belonging to Barcelona, but until 1904 it was an independent town called Sant Joan d'Horta and it was located 6km far from the old Barcelona. Horta has always been r…

Plaça Catalunya

Plaça Catalunya

Plaça de Catalunya is a large square in the city centre in Barcelona, it is considered to be the city centre and where the old city and the Eixample area starts. the square is the centre for any barc…

Plaça Sant Felip Neri

Plaça Sant Felip Neri

La Plaça Sant Felip Neri is a square in Barcelona with a very special story behind it, the square got the same name as the church that is placed in the square. Sant Felip Neri is located in Gothic ar…

> Transport

Montjuic cable car

Montjuic cable car

The Montjuic cable care might be the funniest means of transport in Barcelona along with the Tramvia Blau, is a gondola lift that connects Montjuic Hill from bottom to top.There are magnificent views…

Barcelona Bus turistic: the Sightseeing bus

Barcelona Bus turistic: the Sightseeing bus

Barcelona bus turistic is the official hop on and hop off sightseeing bus from Barcelona tourism, it has 3 routes through the city (green, blue and red lines) and it includes an audio guide in 16 …

Transfer to Barcelona airport

Transfer to Barcelona airport

Barcelona airport transfers to your hotel or the city centre are common, you don't have to queue to pick up a taxi and your driver already knows where you are going so it is a trouble free journey.If…

> Events

Easter week in Barcelona

Easter week in Barcelona

Easter week in Spain is called “Semana Santa” which means "Holly Week" and is normally around March or April, every year is in different dates but around the same period of time. Easter week in Barc…

Mobile World Congress Barcelona

Mobile World Congress Barcelona

The GSMA Mobile World Congress conference is held in Barcelona every year and from 2011 the city was announced to be the GSMA Mobile World capital and will host the event until 2023.It is the largest…

> Weather

Barcelona weather: when to visit

Barcelona weather: when to visit

Barcelona is blessed with the Mediterranean sea that moderates the weather in the city. When visiting a city it is important to know what to expect in terms of temperature and rain in each month of t…

> What to pack

What to pack for Barcelona in summer

What to pack for Barcelona in summer

Barcelona is very hot in summer and not only hot but humid, not the best combination but I am sure you will find all the advantages in an incredible city that offers everything: beach, good food, cul…

> Culture

The insider's opinion: Catalonia wants the independence

The insider's opinion: Catalonia wants the independence

A lot of people ask me what is going on in Catalonia about the independence. Why Catalonia wants to be independent? Some think, that the country has woken up one day and all the movement began. But i…

My rural catalan wedding: traditions and DIY wedding

My rural catalan wedding: traditions and DIY wedding

Oh, weddings, some hate weddings, and others love them. If there is something that is full of culture and traditions is how a wedding is lived in a certain place. I would like to explain to you h…

Humans of Barcelona: a city through the faces of their citizens

Humans of Barcelona: a city through the faces of their…

Humans of Barcelona is the project by the photographer Enric Mestres. I first met Enric when he was taking pictures of myself in the staff party at work, and I thought OMG he captured my beauty...I…

> Free Guides

Barcelona tourist offices

Barcelona tourist offices

Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in Europe and in the world, as such tourists might need guidance and there are tourist offices scattered across the city. Tourist offices are located in st…

6 best mobile apps for Barcelona

6 best mobile apps for Barcelona

When travelling to a destination it is good to know what kind of apps you can use to take the most out of your trip, I will show you the best mobile apps for Barcelona. You might think that in a city…

10 things you didn't know about Barcelona

10 things you didn't know about Barcelona

Barcelona is full of surprises and I am pretty sure that are things that you don't know about the city even if you are local, and if you don't believe, check the below infographic about 10 things you…

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