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One of most famous symbols of Barcelona’s identity, the mosaic technique used by Gaudí, like many artists in Catalan Art Nouveau, is still in vogue.   The name of this technique comes from the main feature perceived at first sight: broken tiles, plates and cups. Trencar means in Catalan ‘To break’, hence trencadís is the equivalent for ‘breakable’.… Read More


Festivals in Barcelona

From the ‘billions’ of things you can do and enjoy in Barcelona, live music is (always) a great choice. In fact, going to some of the most important festivals in Europe –which in the last decade have settled in Catalonia’s main city-, has become a good reason for many people to stay a few days… Read More


Onyar river in Girona with colourful houses and Sant Felix in the background

You can have a wonderful day just strolling around the streets of Girona. Admire the river with its colourful houses, cross every bridge, each one different and with a legend or story behind. Walk up to the oldest part of the old town, where the streets get narrow and make you travel back to the… 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


Our guides enjoying in the Portal del Bisbe

The doors of Barcelona, this is a city that seems enclosed by the elements: air, water and land. This city is located on the Mediterranean Sea to the East, the Collserola mountain to the West, the Llobregat River to the South and The river Besós to the North. But this limited territory welcomes a population… Read More


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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


Josep Puig i Cadafalch, famous portrait by Ramón Casas

Take a glass of Codorníu, 2017 has been declared the year of Josep Puig i Cadafalch due to his century-and-a-half anniversary. This year, many institutions are offering several events to commemorate the birthday of this master architect, archeologist and politician. In addition, it’s been 100 years since he became president of Catalonia. L’any Puig i Cadafalch,… Read More