Sitges Carnival 2017: The Biggest Party of the Year

Sitges Carnival Parades

Carnival is one of the brightest, most vibrant celebrations to hit the picturesque town of Sitges near Barcelona every year, and 2017 will be no exception! The festival will take place from February 23rd – 1st of March, and if … Continue reading

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Los Reyes Magos – The Three Kings in Barcelona 2017

Three Kings Parade, Barcelona

Barcelona’s celebrations are known the world over as being the top of the crop, so if you are lucky enough to find yourself in the Catalan capital this holiday season, you are surely in for a treat! One of the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve in Barcelona 2016: The Best Places to Celebrate

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The ever bustling Barcelona is atop many a list of destinations known to host the best festivals and celebrations in Europe, and New Year’s Eve is no exception! From theme parties at some of Barcelona’s chicest clubs to a memorable … Continue reading

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La Fira de Santa Llúcia – Barcelona Christmas Market 2016

Caga Tío, Catalan Christmas Tradition

If you are spending part of the holiday season in Barcelona, you are in for a real treat, as each year the city comes to life with colorful light displays and unusual Catalan customs. One of the most notable Christmas … Continue reading

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Christmas & Winter in Barcelona 2016-17: Activities and Events

Fira de Santa Llúcia, Barcelona

Thinking of Barcelona for your winter break this year? Great choice! Though the temperature cools off in the Catalan capital somewhat, the atmosphere certainly warms up as colorful Christmas lights illuminate the streets, preparations for the arrival of the Three … Continue reading

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Desserts in Barcelona – the best places for your sweet tooth

La Dolça Barcelona

Whether you need a small pick-me-up throughout the day or want a sweet to top off your evening, Barcelona offers many great places to go. There are many options ranging from the classic gelato to a fully fledged dessert meal. … Continue reading

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The Best Halal Restaurants in Barcelona

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If you’re looking for some authentic Halal food in Barcelona, there is a large selection of restaurants that will satisfy your needs. This city has a number of eateries that specialize in Middle Eastern and Moroccan food. Scattered throughout the … Continue reading

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Your Guide to Autumn in Barcelona 2016

Autumn in Barcelona

Autumn in Barcelona is undoubtedly one of the best times to visit the Catalan capital. With a warm backdrop of vibrant red, yellow and tangerine shades, Gaudí’s city seems even more beautiful than ever! As the Mediterranean climate cools down, … Continue reading

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The Best Pre-Drinks Spots in Barcelona

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Barcelona’s nightlife is known for being one of the best in the world, but as is tradition in lots of European countries (e.g. Spain, Portugal, Germany) the clubs don’t start to rock until around 2am. Many people visiting Barcelona therefore … Continue reading

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Barcelona’s Biggest Fiesta: Les Festes de la Mercè 2016

Correfoc Barcelona [Photo via Jorge_DM]

Known for hosting some of the most extravagant and colorful festivals in Europe, the city of Barcelona is once again gearing up for the annual Festes de la Mercè! Referred to as the biggest street party of the year, this … Continue reading

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