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


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


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


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