Articles Tagged ‘Gothic Quarter’

Barcelona’s Top Five Tapas Pics

Barcelona’s Top Five Tapas Pics March 6, 2012 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Barcelona is known for its tapas; small dishes of delicious, innovative goodness, ideal for sharing amongst friends on a Barcelona terrace. If it’s your first encounter with the ‘world of small plates or feel like you haven’t really experienced the best that the city has to offer but...

Barcelona’s Irish Hubs

Barcelona’s Irish Hubs January 11, 2012 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
It’s hard to find a city without the token Guinness pouring, Celtic playing, authentic Irish pub and Barcelona is no exception. There are more than 20 Irish bars in town, some bearing very close resemblance to a mom ‘n pop Spanish tapas hole in the wall, while others are slightly more elaborate,...

Barcelona’s Top Romantic Restaurants

Barcelona’s Top Romantic Restaurants December 16, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Romance might not be the first word that comes to mind when conjuring up images of Barcelona; tapas, sangria, fiestas (and siestas) might take precedence when thinking about this Mediterranean city. That being said however, Barcelona is actually an exceptionally romantic destination, ideal for intimate...

Wine Bars in Barca

Wine Bars in Barca March 2, 2011 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
There’s nothing that compares to a good glass of vino with a bit of pica pica (more specifically good cheese!). Spain is well known for its wine and there are several places in Barcelona that provide for the perfect setting if you’re looking to spend the evening in a relaxed and trendy...

Petit Jet Lag hits Ciutat Vella

Petit Jet Lag hits Ciutat Vella February 11, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
What used to be ‘Bar Quebec’ has been remodeled into the trendy new, Petit Jet Lag bar. Tucked away on c/Daguería, right off the Jaume I metro line in the Gothic Quarter, this charming new place is owned and run by Italians with great taste in wine.  Featuring international wines from...

Valentine’s Day Romance On The Road

Valentine’s Day Romance On The Road February 1, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
At first glance it’s not the most seemingly romantic thing to do on Valentine’s Day, however Barcelona’s city layout, provides for some of the most exciting, off the beaten path and at times, quite intimate ‘commuter’ trails. Whether you’re going from the Gotico...

A Night Out In Gotico

A Night Out In Gotico December 20, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Renowned for many reasons, the heart of Barcelona’s Ciutat Vella (old city) and home to Gaudi’s famous Catedral, the Gothic Quarter is also one of the coolest places in which to party. With so many windy streets, narrow alleyways and obscure, out-of-the-way courtyards, it’s often...

Live Underground Musica

Live Underground Musica November 9, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
I’ve always had a bit of a hard time finding live music in Barcelona. Not for lack of trying or  for lack of venues. I think the issue can often be attributed to location as sometimes the live jazz, blues, flamenco or even pop rock events are held in the most obscure of places. The bars and...