TIP TUESDAY: SANT JORDI

A celebration of culture and love Sant Jordi or Saint George is the patron saint of Catalonia along with a dozen other countries around the world. It is accepted that the chivalrous knight died in April 23rd, 303 AD. Many other countries tie the day of Saint George in with Easter Celebrations but here in…

The Vermouth History

Vermouth is a drink that was first produced in ancient Greece. It is said that also the Egyptians and Romans consumed Vermouth.The drink is a mix of (the) wine with herbes, and aromatic plants, they used to drink it as a medical drink. How Vermouth was born? Vermouth appears to have The Vermouth was also…

Easter in Barcelona- Celebrate like a local

Barcelona is predominantly Catholic, which makes it a very exciting city to be in during the Easter festivities.With Spain being a Catholic country there are naturally a ton of festivities for the entire Semana Santa (Holy Week) so there’s a lot to see even if you arrive a bit earlier than Good Friday (30th March). With the winter…

3 ways to experience Barcelona as a local

Visiting this city is a truly enriching trip. There is so much to visit, from la Sagrada Familia, to park Güel and las Ramblas, however, beyond it’s most popular attractions the city has much to offer and can satisfy all sorts of interests. I believe that to truly experience Barcelona and its culture one must…

5 Things To Know Before Taking Part In La Mercè Festival

La Mercè Festival in Barcelona is held in honor of Mare Deu de la Mercè and it has been celebrated for more than 100 years. The festival lasts around 5 days and takes place at the end of September.  This is one of the most popular and the most interesting festival in Barcelona. However, there are still…

The back streets of Barcelona

Feel inspired  Barcelona is home to beautiful scenery including its man-made aspects such as the beaches, the gorgeous architecture and, not to mention, the street art. If you have been to Barcelona, you will know exactly what I’m talking about. Every street paints its own picture; every shop shutter is decorated in doodles and bright colours…

A Guide to Gràcia Festival

La Festa Major de Gràcia (Gràcia Festival) is an event that takes place every August in the charming neighbourhood of Gràcia. For one week, there are constant celebrations, festivities and concerts for everybody to enjoy! Here is our guide to what is easily one of Barcelona’s favourite festivals! Useful Information The best metro station to get…

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…

Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site Blog

What is the Sant Pau Art Noeveau Site? The Sant Pau Art Noeveau site is the definition of one of those places that really blow your mind. Quite literally, the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau is a ‘city within the city’. Built between 1902 and 1930. It is a masterpiece of Catalan Modernisme….

Three kings day – Barcelona 2017

Three kings day, is one of the most celebrated day’s in the Spanish festive calendar! Directly translated as “Dia de los Reyes Magos.” In Barcelona and all around Spain the christmas period hasn’t ended just yet! whilst most of us are settling down after a busy christmas, the Spanish children anxiously await January 6th. The…

Christmas in Barcelona

Christmas is coming soon, and we hope you are as excited as we are! Barcelona at christmas time really is spectacular. Catalan Christmas traditions are very unique and not seen anywhere else in the world. There is also lots to do and see in Barcelona at this time, We have put together the ultimate guide…

Camp Nou Museum Experience & FB Barcelona Game

Camp Nou Museum Experience View the twenty three Liga and five Champions league trophies that FC Barcelona have won over the years. Learn about the history of Barça in the form of interactive tables and wall displays. Messi Space – A special area dedicated to Argentinian superstar Leo Messi, where you can see his 5ballons d’Or and his 3 Golden Boots, plus enjoy all…