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


People enjoying at the terraces

Delicatessen you can’t miss on your holidays The sunny weather and the thousands of open air activities are two big reasons to book your summer holidays in Barcelona. But the gastronomy is also a huge attraction for Catalonia’s visitors and its main city from July to September. What to eat this Summer in Barcelona? There… Read More


Views from Montjuïc

One of the best things of Barcelona is that all the members of the family can enjoy an unforgettable holiday. Barcelona with kids: the huge range of activities for children proves that Catalonia’s main city is a family-friendly destination. In other words: there is no excuse to stay at home! So pack your bags, grab the… Read More


Sant Jordi's Day: A romantic day to give a red rose to our loved ones

My grandmother Joana truly loved the city where she was born, grew up and lived for 90 years. She used to say that Barcelona was especially beautiful on two certain days: in September 24th, the day that citizens celebrate ‘La Mercè‘ to honour one of the saint patronesses of Barcelona, and Sant Jordi’s Day, in… Read More