Visitors enjoying on the boat

Report by Lucy Peters. “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever”– once said the legendary French seaman Jacques Yves Cousteau. Sailing onboard Goleta Karya in Barcelona and taking in breathtaking views of the city’s blue side, one is reinforced with the same feelings of wonder sailing across the Mediterranean… Read More


Barcelona skyline

Catalonia’s main city revalidates the Biosphere World Class Destination certificate, in compliance with the standards for sustainable and quality tourism. Barcelona is, yet again, a ‘Biosphere’, tourist destination. Recently, Catalonia’s capital has revalidated the certification as a city Biosphere World Class Destination, which recognizes the advances in making tourism an environmentally and socially sustainable activity. Only… Read More


Montserrat, mysterious land

Montserrat is located 50 kilometers northwest of Barcelona. It is one of the most beautiful and admirable mountains in the world due to its abrupt and huge shapes. Its appearance impressive and threatening have created many legends around it. The impact it produces the first time you arrive at the mountain and contemplate the panorama is… Read More


Montserrat in English means "Serrated Mountain"

Montserrat in Catalonia means a lot of things to us. To some it is a monastery where you can listen to the famous choir sing in the basilica every day. To some it is a natural park where you can walk and climb up and around the mountain. To some it is a mountain with an impressive… Read More


views from mnac museum in montjuic - barcelona

  What does Barcelona really look like? Here are 15 suggestions so you can check out the skyline from every point of view, top to bottom, mountain to sea and even inside out! Which is your favourite spot to sit back and wonder at the views?   >> Montjuïc Hill This is the place to be… Read More


Parks of Barcelona - The best place to be in the hot summers of the city.

What would we do without our city parks?  Even though you might have visited Barcelona before, maybe you didn’t have time to visit and enjoy the wonderful green offer the city has at our disposal. Barcelona has 2.784 hectares of beautiful parks and gardens. People, young and old, come here to enjoy their magnificent beauty… Read More


Sant Sebastià Beach in Sitges

Summer is sun and flip-flops, late nights and short shorts.  Summer is Holidays!! You probably form part of the 90% of people that plan well in advance their holidays.  But if you are still in the preparation phase or part of that 10% that, like me, leave all your planning for the last minute, here… Read More


Runners in Montjuic

  “If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon” – Emil Zatopek   There is no better way of getting to know a city than running it   This is what Kilian Jornat says, Catalan ski mountaineer and long-distance runner. So considering that next March… Read More


Montserrat Mountain

There is a place, less than one hour by car from Barcelona, where you can find nature and culture a few meters from the sky. The legend tells us that some shepherds were walking along the mountain and found a “black Madonna” figure in a cave 1200 metres high. They called the place “Holy Cave”.… Read More