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


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


  With November starts the 2014-2015 Winter Season of our Daily Sightseeing Tours. These are the tours available all year round: The Gaudi Tour All Barcelona Highlights Tour Gaudí – the Sagrada Família Tour The Montjuic & Panoramic Tour The Montserrat Tour Palau de la Música Catalana Guided Visit SPECIAL OFFER!! Discover the Dali Musem… Read More


Every year, around this time, Halloween arrives to our streets with pumpkin and spooky decorations displayed in shops. However much fun Halloween can be, it is an imported tradition that arrived with all the promotion from TV and films. So what are our own Catalan traditions around this time? When it starts to get cold… Read More


Palau de la Musica

Modernisme is a cultural movement that started in Europe in the nineteenth century. In other countries it was known as Art Nouveau, Jugendstil, Stile Floreale, etc.  It was based in nature, curved lines and asymmetry, created as a reaction to bourgeois conservatism. Catalan Modernisme was also a political and cultural movement that sought to transform… Read More