The great artist Antoni Gaudí

Like most geniuses, the personality of Antoni Gaudí i Cornet (1852-1926) was complex and captivating at the same time. A man marked by his talent, his fervent religious faith and his fascination with nature translated into masterpieces of unforgettable architecture: buildings, churches or parks that are probably easier to understand if we know some of… Read More


Christmas market in front of the Cathedral

Smells like Christmas when December begins. It is a month where there is a lot of activity –but also with some stops-, in Barcelona, not only related to what is going on around December 25th. There are also very interesting traditions that are really worth (and even useful!) to know. A bank holiday before Christmas! … Read More


La Mercè

Festivities in Barcelona: How to have fun and know a little bit more of Catalan traditions at the same time! It is always easy to find something going on in Barcelona by only taking a stroll. Even at times it seems that the Catalonia’s main city lives in an eternal “fiesta” with continuous  parades or live… Read More


Picasso studio

Seven interesting facts of his early years and corners in the city where you can know him better There is no doubt that Pablo Ruiz Picasso (Málaga, Spain, 1881-Mougins, France, 1973) is one the most known artist of all time. His prolific creativity and unlimited talent have left some of the most admirable art pieces in… Read More


Dancers of "Rumba Catalana"

How NOT to confuse Rumba Catalana with Flamenco. Catalonia has the privilege to add to the Unesco’s World Heritage list the works of Art Nouveau masters Antoni Gaudí and Domènech i Montaner and the not less spectacular ‘Castells’ (‘Human Castles’), among others. But there are so many other things that deserve to be known worldwide.… Read More