Before heading to any new destination, it can be useful to know what to expect to avoid surprises down the road. Here are 5 things you should know before you visit Barcelona. Catalan is not Spanish To the unfamiliar ear, they may sound the same, but Catalan and Spanish are not the same languages. Most… Read More


Report by Lucy Peters. Best coffee in Barcelona If you are a coffee lover, then Barcelona’s coffee scene is definitely something to get excited about, there’s an amazing range of both traditional and artisan coffee houses to choose from, so read on to find out about some of the best places in Barcelona to grab yourself a… Read More


Report by Lorna Charlton. Photographs by Isaac Peral and Lorna Charlton. Let’s try this simple exercise before you start reading ahead… Close your eyes and imagine the Costa Brava… I bet I can guess what you came up with? Beautiful sandy beaches, little coastal paths from beach to beach, bars lining the beach fronts, maybe a few little… Read More


What You Need to Know About Food in Barcelona? When you think about your trip to Barcelona, what are you most excited about? I can imagine it’s Gaudí’s architecture. Or the beach, the summer temperatures, quality time with your loved ones, the tours you’ve booked… But I bet you also think of the Catalan cuisine…… Read More


Report by Lucy Peters. Taking time out of your day to reconnect with yourself through meditation, in a place that is at once inspiring and beautiful will greatly enhance feelings of well-being, as well as give you an energy boost – which you will need for all your sight-seeing and adventures! Through the act of… Read More


Report by: Esme Fox When visiting a city we always think about what we are going to see, what tours we are going to book, where we are going to stay… but one of the things we do not think about and that is very important is the precautions we should have. Safety issues or… Read More


Tourist in the Port of Barcelona

There are lots of ways to plan your Barcelona vacation. You could spend days reading guidebooks, checking travel reviews, and coordinating all your bookings, and if you’re lucky, you’ll get something close to your ideal trip. (Although if you go that route, you might spend as much time planning your trip as you will sightseeing… Read More


Report by: Esme Fox Over the years, Catalonia has attracted many famous people, from Hollywood actors to artists, singers and writers. Many have fallen in love with the region’s charm, its landscapes, and of course its towns and cities, packed with amazing architecture and unique culture. Here are just a few of the celebrities who… Read More