Sitges Carnival 2015: 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 2015 will be no exception! The festival will take place from 12th – 18th February, and if you’re lucky … Continue reading

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Joan Miró and the Fundació Miró in Barcelona

Fundacio Miro Barcelona

The Fundació Miró is highly regarded as one of Barcelona’s top art galleries, and in 2015 celebrates its 40th anniversary as a showcase for contemporary art. The Foundation has created a fresh concept for art museums, exhibiting the best of Miró’s … Continue reading

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Skiing Near Barcelona – Top Resorts in the Pyrenees

Ski Resorts, Barcelona

Barcelona is a city best known for its beautiful beaches, endless summer fiestas and desirable climate, but what many don’t know is that the Catalan capital is also a popular winter holiday destination, too! Barcelona is situated in close proximity … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tapas Bars in Barcelona

Tapas Bars Barcelona

Tapas, tapas and more tapas! What is Barcelona without the excitement of good tapas? With the many options of great tapas bars to choose from in the city, we have compiled a list of the top 10 places to eat … Continue reading

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Los Reyes Magos – The Three Kings in Barcelona 2015

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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Christmas & Winter in Barcelona 2014-15: 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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La Fira de Santa Llúcia – Barcelona Christmas Market 2014

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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The Quiet Side of Las Ramblas

las-ramblas

Everyone knows that you must visit Las Ramblas at least once on your trip to Barcelona. However, there are so many people around who always seem have the same idea, making the big sights overcrowded and chaotic. So why not … Continue reading

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La Castanyada and Halloween in Barcelona 2014

Castanyada Barcelona

Barcelona may be known to host some of the biggest and most colorful festivals in Europe, but Halloween is a little different. Don’t expect ‘trick-or-treating’ or even streets lined with pumpkins, because instead, the Catalan capital celebrates a religious holiday, … Continue reading

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5 Top Apps for Visiting Barcelona

Tripadvisor App

One of your most important travel tools is your smart phone, this is because the growing marketplace for apps now offers amazing tour guides, offline maps, customer reviews and more. You will not want to be caught in Barcelona without … Continue reading

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