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


Cathedral in the Gothic Quarter

Are you in Barcelona for Christmas? Good news, you have plenty of things to do for this end of the year! I strongly recommend that you don’t miss any of these beautiful or stunning churches! 1 – Catedral de Barcelona Located in the gothic quarter, the Cathedral of Barcelona – also called the Catedral de la… Read More


Sagrada Familia

The Sagrada Familia is the masterpiece of the architect, Antonio Gaudí, (in Catalan the building is called Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família). This architectural beauty that you can’t miss if you visit Barcelona belongs to the Catalan modernisme but combines others styles from different ages. This is because despite starting in 1882, it’s still… 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


Water sombrero to beat the heat

  Barcelona looks out into the Mediterranean and thanks to that the temperature is mild, winters are never very cold – rarely snows – and summers are hot, but not unlivable hot. Nevertheless the temperature is increasingly rising and recently we’ve had some long heat waves so, especially in July and August, take precaution!   Here are… 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


Cups at Camp Nou

Time is ticking – soon Camp Nou stadium will have a dramatic transformation so, if you want to see FC Barcelona just as it is right now, where great part of its history and victories have happened, now is the time to visit Barça’s stadium.   Even if you are not a sports enthusiast, you’ve heard… Read More


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Starting at 9 am our Gaudí Tour with a licensed guide, without lines and the comfort of a bus, is perhaps the best way to know Barcelona’s most impressive monuments. I was invited by Barcelona Guide Bureau to join the Gaudí Tour and I was so impressed! As a local, one does not do that sort of things. Living in… Read More


Palau Musica concert hall - live music in barcelona

  After an exciting day discovering from the most important monuments to the charming little corners of the city, a great way to end the day is to enjoy it with good music. Barcelona is internationally renowned as a vibrant city with some of the best nightlife in Europe. The major names in music make… Read More