Tip Tuesday January in Barcelona

While January is considered off peak season for Barcelona, there are stil a lot of things to do. This blog will provide you with a few ideas on what to do. Also, in this blog there will be information on the weather in January and about shopping sales. General activities to do in Barcelona January…

5 reasons why you should visit Girona

Of the four Catalan provinces, Girona is the one that sits the most towards the north. Located in the Gironès region, the capital city has amazing architecture, gastronomy, and a wide range of attractions that make it a compulsory stop in any visitor’s checklist. Culture The historic part of the city dates all the way…

A day away from the city: Seaside and Mountain.

Having a day or two to spare in the city? Would you look forward to experience the real Catalonia just like a local? Whether you are of the adventurous kind or simply enjoy one-day getaways, keep reading: this article might be for you! Tavertet, Rupit and Cantonigros These three natural heritage sites located in the…

Different ways to get around Barcelona

Barcelona has one of the best public transport systems in Europe and the city center is really comfortable to explore.  But what is the best way to move around and which transport should you pick? Keep reading to find out!  Metro, Tram and Bus  If you decide to take the metro you will wait no…

Barcelona’s best places to sit down and relax

Do you think BCN is too crowded for you? No worries: here are the best places to chill in the city of Barcelona Barcelona is full of everything you need for a perfect getaway. The city has many stores, from small individual ones to the big chains. In every street you’ll find at least one…

Barcelona’s hidden gem restaurants

La Cova Fumada La Cova Fumada would manage to go pretty much undetected were it not for the long queue of hungry locals gathered at its door every lunchtime. A humble restaurant with a blackboard on the back wall announcing the day’s selection of dishes, this has long been where residents of the Barceloneta come…

Cool places for FREE to visit in Barcelona

Saunter up La Rambla Lined with regal historical buildings, La Rambla is still a good place to visit, early morning time is the best if you time it right. This km-long walkway will give you a quintessential experience of this beautiful city. Enjoy the Magic fountains The Font Màgica, or Magic Fountain, is the main…

5 rainy day plans in Barcelona

Spain is well known for its beautiful weather, but you never know when a rainstorm might roll in. If you do find yourself caught in the rain, here are 5 ideas that can’t be ruined by the bad weather. The MNAC is one of Barcelona’s most popular cultural sights. The museum offers a huge range…

Top 5 places to go with your family in Barcelona

When being on holiday with kids or teenagers, doing just “sightseeing” will most likely not be enough. Luckily, Barcelona provides a huge variety of family-friendly activities. In this article we share our top 5 tips for exploring this beautiful city with the whole family.   1. Kids & Cats This organisation creates unique experiences for…

Barcelona: A fright night special

Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition. It is thought to have originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, where people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off roaming ghosts.  Barcelona is not often referred to as the ‘happening’ place for Halloween. But, what i’m sure you don’t know is that there are hundreds…

Top 5 highlights of the Gothic Quarter!

The Gothic Quarter is where it all began for Barcelona which is shown by its many historic features. Parts of it even date back to the Roman times, such as the remains of the old Roman wall! It covers the area between La Rambla and Via Laietana and also from the port to Ronda de…

Short trip to Barcelona? Here are the top things you must do!

So you’re coming to Barcelona for a weekend or even a day? Want to know best things to do? Ranging from culture, nightlife, food and activities? This guide will point you to best local places so you can make the most out of your stay! Read this blog and maximise your time! Make sure to…