Guide to Barcelona

Situated on the coast, the temperate waters of the Mediterranean influence the weather of Barcelona, giving it mild winters and cooler Summers compared to other parts of Spain, like Madrid or Granada. It rains infrequently and usually only in Autumn or Spring when the days can go from sunny to […]

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  If you’ve visited Barcelona before or perhaps you have been enjoying a longer stay in the city, you might think of exploring further afield. Here we have two day trips up the coast to the Costa brava. Exploring the towns of Tossa De Mar and Cadaques, grab your swimsuits and […]

2 Day Trips to the Costa Brava

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So you have 48 hours in Barcelona? So little time, and so much to do, Our easy seasonal itineraries will help you make the most of your time in the city. Take in the views, the history, the culture, the architecture, the food and more! We have included a good […]

A Weekend in Barcelona

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Barcelona has a sweet tooth! Perhaps not the kind you are used to, but how can a place that offers nutella or chocolate croissants for breakfast not enjoy a little spot of sweetness. If you enjoy sugary delights, look no further than our recommendations below. Before long your belly will […]

Barcelona for the Sweet Tooth

La Merce – The weather is balmy, the eveings still long and as summer finally winds down, Barcelona parties. The city’s main annual festival, celebrating the end of summer and Barcelona’s Saint- the Virgin La Merce. Marked by 3 days of festivities, including fireworks, carnivals, music events, exhibitions, workshops, parades, […]

Best of Barcelona’s Festivals

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Great Beaches in Catalunya are not hard to come by, with a little exploring you will discover a heap of blue sea, white sands, pebble beaches, hidden coves, crystal clear waters, and vistas to make your Instagram look photoshopped! Here are our top 5 beaches in Catalunya, Spain, all within […]

Our 5 Favorite Beaches

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So you want to explore a little further afield? Barcelona city is too crowded for you during the height of summer or you’ve been here before? Why not use the Catalan Capital as your base for exploring the nearby attractions? Barcelona is the perfect jumping point, with easy access from […]

Top 5 Getaways Outside Barcelona

Barcelona is a very old city in which you can feel the weight of history; it is haunted by history. You cannot walk around it without perceiving it -Carlos Ruiz Zafon Barcelona is a lively, beautiful city, well known for it’s cultural heritage. Graceful Modernista architecture line the vibrant streets, […]

Guide to Barcelona’s Barrios

The annual Gracia Festival is not to be missed. The event of the summer holidays, Barcelona awakens out of deep summer slumber and the streets of Gracia come alive during August. If you are in Barcelona during this time, the festivities are something to behold! If you are staying in […]

Festa Major de Gracia

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Part of the newest Hipster route, you know the one – filled with trend setting flower beards and horn-rim specs. Well not quite, although Calle Blai has blossomed, it still retains its colourful textures – Factory façades and a distinct Latino tone. Welcome to Poble Sec. The barrio borders Montjuic […]

Pinxos in Poble Sec