plaça-vila-de-gracia

Gràcia has always fascinated both the locals and the tourists. There are some of the city’s most appreciated folkloric festivities, theaters, restaurants and squares. However it is more than a neighbourhood: to the true graciencs Gràcia is still not Barcelona. This belief has kept the original village allure of this precious area. It all started five… Read More


Magical Fountains Montjuic

Barcelona might be undeniably hot in Summer, and, like in almost every warm place in the world, life turns more active towards the evening: we selected what we considered the upcoming top 7 Summer Night plans in Barcelona’s Monuments. Take your best cocktail clothes, charge your camera and cheers!  Maybe every night, perhaps once a week,… Read More


Plaça Sant Just

Today we explore some of the sweetest spots of the Old City Core of Barcelona, the so called Gothic Quarter or Ciutat Vella (‘the old city’). If the intention is to get lost, let it happen! But there’s certainly some hidden spots that could be missed… …Around the Cathedral If we start exploring the Gothic Quarter,… Read More


GuellTrenca

One of most famous symbols of Barcelona’s identity, the mosaic technique used by Gaudí, like many artists in Catalan Art Nouveau, is still in vogue.   The name of this technique comes from the main feature perceived at first sight: broken tiles, plates and cups. Trencar means in Catalan ‘To break’, hence trencadís is the equivalent for ‘breakable’.… Read More


Gran Teatre del Liceu live music in barcelona

Here’s an optional playlist of Spanish composers for a harmonious trip to Barcelona What did it sound like in northern Spain 15 decades ago? What are your favourite Spanish composers? Let’s jump back between the ramifications of time and spin back 150 years when the Spanish empire begins to struggle. Their presence in the colonies is being altered by… Read More


historia1

If you ever planned to visit Barcelona in 2017, this is the year of Puig i Cadafalch, one of Barcelona’s favourite architects. It’s a year where many institutions around the world, from Harvard to la Sorbone, commemorate a hundred and fifty years since the birth of this prolific architect, historian and politician. We first talked… Read More


Josep Puig i Cadafalch, famous portrait by Ramón Casas

Take a glass of Codorníu, 2017 has been declared the year of Josep Puig i Cadafalch due to his century-and-a-half anniversary. This year, many institutions are offering several events to commemorate the birthday of this master architect, archeologist and politician. In addition, it’s been 100 years since he became president of Catalonia. L’any Puig i Cadafalch,… Read More


Girona and the Onyar River

Should we book a guide for this? Such question comes up when we are thinking to visit other places nearby our destination. Last time I travelled, I spent some days in Switzerland and proved again that there’s nothing better than proper planning. When I spent one day wandering around Geneva I missed many things I… Read More


Dali Museum with tour guide Jessica

Looking for the best day trip outside Barcelona? Do you know where to go and how to get there? In such case, please let me tell you my experience! I promise a world of surrealism and fantasy, illusion and legends. Last month BGB invited us to join the Tour at the Dalí Museum in Figueres, complemented… Read More