Top 5 tips for travelling to Barcelona

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Visiting Barcelona is an experience of a lifetime; however, as we all know, the quality of the experience depends on the details. As soon as you step out your routine you have to consider where to stay, what to eat, … Continue reading

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Useful Spanish Phrases For Visiting Barcelona

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Barcelona is a great place to visit, and being a top tourist destination, there are plenty of languages flying around the city. While most services have English and other language options, knowing a few simple Spanish phrases will make your … Continue reading

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Sarrià-Sant Gervasi Neighborhood in Barcelona

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A brief history of Sarrià-Sant Gervasi This district is a recent fusion of what once were two separate areas. Sarrià has been populated for many centuries and was the last district to be annexed by Barcelona in 1921, which is why it … Continue reading

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Top 7 Water Sports in Barcelona

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When the summer sunshine is in full swing there’s no better way to cool off than to head to one of Barcelona’s many beaches. Although relaxing in the sun is always an option, the beaches here offer so many exciting … Continue reading

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Barcelona’s Top 7 Ice Cream Stores

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The hot summer weather is starting to make its way into Barcelona and that means people are spending more time outside and on the beach. During a steamy day, there is no better way to beat the heat than to … Continue reading

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The Mercat Galvany in Barcelona – A Barcelona Market with History

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Barcelona is one of the few European cities to have such a strong tradition of food markets, with extensive municipal markets in all its neighbourhoods. Many of these began as farmers markets and evolved through the centuries. Those renovated by … Continue reading

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Sónar 2014 in Barcelona

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Get ready for the ultimate electronic music experience right here in Barcelona! This year marks the 21st anniversary of the Sónar Festival, also known as the International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art. Taking the city by storm for … Continue reading

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Discover Barcino: Roman Barcelona in the heart of the Gothic district

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Did you know the Roman city of Barcelona was called Barcino? It was one of the most important urban municipalities on the Iberian Peninsula. But today what was once Roman Barcelona is now the Ciutat Vella or Barri Gòtic. The … Continue reading

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Barcelona’s Olympic Legacy

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Barcelona’s 1992 Olympics went down in history as a real milestone for the city. One of its most defining aspects was the creation of kilometres of artificial beaches, that stretch from Barceloneta Beach to Nova Mar Bella. The organizers of … Continue reading

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Urban Spas in Barcelona – The Best Places for Rest and Relaxation

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After a hard day’s sightseeing in Barcelona you might like to take a moment to yourself and have a relaxing afternoon of indulgence in a Barcelona urban spa. There are many options, which range from a fish pedicure, to hot … Continue reading

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