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Urban planning has never been easy, especially when ongoing projects are of massive scale such as the case of Via Laietana in Barcelona. The street is called after the Iberian tribe who lived in the city’s area: the Laietani. When the Roman Empire arrived to the peninsula, they settled the military camp that became the… Read More


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During the past years, many citizens from Barcelona have started enjoying el Born, one of the most special places in Barcelona. El Born is the Catalan name for the street enclosure dedicated to the medieval jousts between knights during the beloved tournaments, the traditional celebrations across Europe in the middle ages. Passeig del Born was 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


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Lluís Domènech i Montaner There’s a master behind every genius. And there would be no Gaudí without Lluis Domènech i Montaner. My first impression discovering Catalan Art Nouveau or “Modernisme” in architecture was to experience how this personality, considered the spirit of this epic movement, still hasn’t received honorable mentions enough to value what he represents for… Read More