January 28, 2015

There are lots of secret places in Barcelona, lots of not so famous places despite the quality of their service, food, drinks or prices. There are so many places that will be the labor of a lifetime to point out every single outstanding corner of this ever changing cit...

October 23, 2014

 

We have talked about music festivals, cinema festivals, hamburger festivals... but what about an architecture festival? Yes, you've heard right. It's called 48 hours Open House and it will take place during next weekend. Some of the most well-kept artistic secrets i...

September 10, 2014

Tomorrow is the Day of Catalonia. On September 11th of 1714 (yes, this year is the 300th anniversary) Barcelona fell after a prolonged siege and were heavily punished.

 

The background history is this: Spain didn’t have a king and several European Houses, just like...

June 13, 2014

Somedays are just to warm to take the car and search for a paradisiac beach. When summer arrives to Barcelona and the temperatures go up sometimes the laziness takes control of your body.

 

For this kind of days we recommend a short trip to Barceloneta, enjoy the water a...

June 2, 2014

A little bit up north from the beautiful village of Sant Pol de Mar, you can find the "Platja del Morer". 

 

As you can see in the photo, it's not a superbig beach plenty of bars, which gives it a charming atmosphere.

 

You can go there taking the train (Rodalies Renfe) to...

May 15, 2014

In our previous post we promised that we would recommend some beaches in Barcelona and surroundings, so let's start!

 

Our first spot is Ocata Beach. It's located in El Masnou, a nice coast town. It's a huge beach, with a lot of light. Actually is one of my favorite beac...

April 22, 2014

Tomorrow is St Jordi and for the people that doesn’t know what it means we are going to explain everything (everything…!) about him. St Jordi is the patron of Catalonia and many other places, because Jordi is the Catalan name for George. For all the English people, I s...

April 18, 2014

Ok, we are not going to explain what is a beach. If you don’t know, skip this post, you freak of nature! Yes, that’s the point: everybody knows and loves a beach, even if it’s only by seeing pics.

 

Sand, sun, salty water, sun, that game with no point that consist in avo...

March 20, 2014

The meaning of some objects in the folklore – sometimes - is hidden under layers of dust, and few people know the nature of that object. Talking about Catalonia, there is one really interesting: the barretina.

 

You can think that is a traditional cap a little bit eccent...

March 17, 2014

If you walk by the Gothic Quarters at the right time (maybe at 2am on a Monday, yes, right after a long night at Apolo) you can really feel like a knight of the Middle Ages. But, the truth is, that most of the day if feels more like a Theme Park. The truth is that, eve...

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