December 20, 2013

Let's see... What does Christmas mean? Family,  copious lunchs and dinners, infinite fights between two sides of the table (and even more right now) about the independence of Catalonia, escudella and Christmas carols. But... what is Christmas without snow? 

 

It's rare t...

December 4, 2013

I guess you are living or planning to live in Barcelona. If you don't want to be treated like a tourist or a "guiri" (as we call tourists here), follow these 15 tips that we found in an article and we have translated for you:

 

1) People from Barcelona like to brag about...

November 29, 2013

Ok, then. Here is the second tradition for Christmas that only happens in Catalonia. It's the Cagatió. Before explaining anything it's important to tell you about  the origin of the word, because it can cause some confusion. If you can understand some Spanish you will...

November 29, 2013

This may seem kind of a joke, but it is not. In fact, this is one of the most popular and funniest traditions in Catalonia. Everybody knows that in Spain there is a particular tradition when Christmas arrives: in most of the houses the family arrange a -we can call it-...

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