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Barcelona’s Modernist Masterpieces

Barcelona’s Modernist Masterpieces March 21, 2012 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Most people coming to Barcelona have a few ‘must-see’s on the list. Many of those, if not the majority include a variety of modernist buildings from the likes of Gaudi, Lluís Domènech i Montaner and Josep Puig i Cadafalch, to name but a few. Renowned structures such as Casa Batllo, La Pedrera,...

$50 In A Day In Barcelona

$50 In A Day In Barcelona August 30, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
If you don’t feel like burning a hole in your wallet yet still want to have an exciting, action packed day hitting the streets of Barcelona, you’ve got plenty of options. $50 USD (34 euros) can take you from sunrise to sunrise and leave you feeling like you’ve seen the very best the city...

Barcelona In A Day

Barcelona In A Day August 15, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
In a city with infinite options it’s hard to narrow down the activities to fit into just one day. However if time is not on your side and you want to take in as much of Barcelona as you can in under 24 hours, there are definitely a few ‘must-sees’ to put on the to do list before calling...

Barcelona’s Best Metro Stops

Barcelona’s Best Metro Stops February 15, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Barcelona’s a city with one of the most accessible underground transportation systems in the world. It’s intricately coloured metro lines makes for easy, fast and enjoyable commutes. Here’s a few metro ‘hot spots’ to check out on each line. Yellow line: Barceloneta and...

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...

Barcelona’s 2011 Public Holidays

Barcelona’s 2011 Public Holidays January 7, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
One of the best perks about living in Barcelona is the incredible amount of public holidays. Some Catalans might complain that other European countries have more (and many do), but if you’re coming from North America where you spend the entire year counting down to ‘May 2-4′ long...

Best Ways To See Barcelona’s City Highlights

December 14, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Depending on what kind of tourist you are, and what you’re looking to get out of the city, there’s a few ways to explore Barcelona. Probably the best way to fully experience Barcelona is on foot as it allows you to really delve into the city’s narrow back alleyways, little out of...

Top 5 Modernist Buildings for The Architect Lover

Top 5 Modernist Buildings for The Architect Lover November 29, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
You’ll quickly realize after arriving in Barcelona, that the ‘new city’ is very different from the windy back alleyways, narrow streets, midevil courtyards and cobblestone roads that make up the ciutat vella. Everything above Plaza Catalunya, better known as the Eixample, was built...

Stranded in Barcelona During the Holidays? Enjoy It!

Stranded in Barcelona During the Holidays? Enjoy It! November 24, 2010 | Food, Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
So Easy Jet’s canceled/delayed your flight (again) and you’re stuck in Barcelona during the holidays! Lucky for you the new terminal was recently finished and if you had to kill time anywhere in the city, this place is definitely not too shabby. Barcelona’s airports are actually...

Barcelona Holiday Souvenirs

Barcelona Holiday Souvenirs November 16, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
They’re weird, tacky, tasteless, yet totally Barcelona. If you’re looking for a cheap and original holiday souvenir (particularly a Christmas present), the Caganar is the way to go. A Caganar is a figurine of a Catalan man (or basically any character from nuns to caricatures of famous people ), dressed...
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