Thunder and sudden showers are typical in Autumn

  It is not often, but when it does rain, it rains cats and dogs. It seems like the world is about to end, you hear the thunder, the sky turns dark and, from nowhere, it starts pelting with rain.   What’s the chance that it rains during your stay in Barcelona? We have over… Read More


Water sombrero to beat the heat

  Barcelona looks out into the Mediterranean and thanks to that the temperature is mild, winters are never very cold – rarely snows – and summers are hot, but not unlivable hot. Nevertheless the temperature is increasingly rising and recently we’ve had some long heat waves so, especially in July and August, take precaution!   Here are… Read More


Typical American tourist

  We’re always looking for things to do when travelling, but it is just as well to consider some things you should not do. There was a time the first thing we would have said was not to wear the Mexican hat. I’m not sure if people have learned or they have got tired of… Read More