Pastry Chefs from Escribà confectioner with chocolate Gru Minions

  Easter means holidays, eggs, bunnies… and tons of chocolate!   Did you know that chocolate has played an important role in the economic activity of Barcelona? Actually, the Catalan port was the starting point for the sale and distribution of the product all over Europe. So it’s not difficult to figure out that Barcelona… Read More


Don't miss on any delicous food: gluten-free croissants

Whether you are celiac or follow a gluten-free lifestyle, here are a few tips to consider when travelling to Barcelona >> Check the List of Restaurants suitable for Celiac People. It has been supervised by the Barcelona Restaurant Association and the Celiac Association of Catalonia. >> Download CeliCity, Gluten-free Social Network. Sadly it is only… 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


Carnival in Barcelona

Hi, I’m Sa Majestat el Rei Carnestoltes (His Majesty the King Carnival) and I am addicted to fun, madness and love breaking conventional social rules. I heard rumors about a woman who doesn’t agree with my lifestyle. She is La Vella Quaresma (the Old Lady Lent). She will be here in seven days, so let’s make… Read More


Santa Eulalia, Barcelona's co-patron

February 12th marks the feast day of Santa Eulàlia and the beginning of the city’s winter festival. But who is Santa Eulàlia, besides the co-patron saint of Barcelona? Her name means “the one who speaks well”. Born in 290 Eulàlia was a brave 13-year-old virgin, who preferred to suffer martyrdom at the hands of the Roman… Read More


Courtyard of Jewish quarter in Girona

El Call – Jewish Quarter – of Girona, is one of the best well-preserved medieval Jewish quarters in Europe, with beautiful old buildings and charming narrow streets. The first Jewish families settled in the city as early as the 9th century and lived until 1492, the year of the Spanish Decree of Expulsion. Walk around… Read More