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


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


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


Barcelona a wonderful city for fashion shopping

Barcelona has developed its own style becoming the fourth most creative city in the world. It is the city of design and creativity, a reference in architecture, culture and fashion. The Museum of Design DHUB was inaugurated this year near the refurbished “Mercat dels Encants” flee market. But, in this post, we will focus on… Read More


These are the Daily Sightseeing Tours available over Christmas: 9 am  The Gaudi Tour 10 am + 12:30 pm  All Barcelona Highlights Tour 10 am + 3:15 pm  Gaudí  – The Sagrada Família Tour 12:30 pm  The Montjuïc & Panoramic Tour 3 pm  The Montserrat Tour All our tours are offered in the usual schedule… Read More


This soup (escudella) is present in almost all Catalan homes on Christmas Eve dinner

Starting on Christmas Eve and finishing on January 6, in Catalunya we have at least 6 special occasions to gather with family and friends to eat and drink. So, if you want to eat at Christmas in the true Catalan-style, these are the musts you can’t miss. December 24 – Christmas Eve: Until recently, dinner… Read More


For 2 days the Born Quarter was buzzing with people walking along its ancient narrow streets. Now and then orange umbrellas popped up, identifying the Walking Tours for La Marató de TV3, the Catalan public TV Telethon. More than 300 people plus 40 children participated in the tours during the weekend 13-14 December. Each adult paid the symbolic… Read More