Tag Archives: Barcelona

What’s going on in Barcelona this summer?

The best time of the year to visit Barcelona is the summer. There are many exciting events going on and we have compiled a list of the ones you shouldn’t miss in 2015! MotoGP 2015: Catalunya Motorcycle Grand Prix Montmeló … Continue reading

Checklist for Barcelona

Barcelona is a city that attracts millions of tourists every year. From the ones fleeing the freezing European cold, to the passionate lovers of the Catalan culture, this magical destination never fails to impress, especially the prepared visitors. This city … Continue reading

Barcelona’s Hidden Gems

This is a guest post by blogger Harriet Freeman   If you have any knowledge at all about Barcelona, then when someone asks you “What should I see when I visit Barcelona?” you would probably answer without hesitation “La Sagrada … Continue reading

Barcelona: top tips for family, romantic and budget travel

Barcelona is the perfect place for a short holiday thanks to its climate, culture and cuisine. We’ve found the top hotels, attractions, activities and restaurants for families, romantics and those on a shoestring. Have a browse and let us know … Continue reading

Barcelona Museum Guide

With Gaudí’s colourful designs on almost every street corner, exploring Barcelona is like walking through a work of art. Although Gaudí is without doubt one of the most famous Spanish artists, there’s a lot more to discover and enjoy.  I … Continue reading

More fantastic time lapse videos

Remember those fantastic time-lapse vids we posted? Maaan…what an an effective way to capture the ambience of a city. Last time we had an inspiring look at some major cities including Paris, Rome, Berlin and Tokyo. This time we show … Continue reading

Sant Joan in Barcelona competition winner annouced!

What a great response to our latest competition – thanks for all your insights and comments, both on our Facebook page and here on the blog.

Win 2 nights in Barcelona for Sant Joan!

Known as the Night of Fire, Sant Joan (San Juan in Spanish) coincides with the summer solstice, which marks the turning of the calendar. It’s a hugely popular event in Barcelona, celebrated with lots of merriment, fireworks, bonfires and music. … Continue reading

15 Top UNESCO sites in Europe

Europe might be full of foreigners, small hotel rooms and questionable border security, but one thing it really does have going for it is the depth and breadth of history throughout the continent.  Like tropical rainforest is for plant and … Continue reading

Who will walk on the Ramblas?

As promised, today we are going to announce the winner of our latest contest: win a 2-night stay at the 4-star Hotel Barcelona Universal on Las Ramblas! Thanks to all our fans who participated to this contest; we had more … Continue reading