30 Aug

Beaches near Barcelona

Nova Icaria Beach & Bogatell beach Nova Icaria is located beside the Port Olimpic. You can find many nice restaurants and bars nearby and have a drink in the beach bar. There are also facilities for volleyball and table tennis and basic services like toilets, changing rooms, beach umbrellas and adapted showers. Bogatell beach is...
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23 Aug

Don’t Miss The Next One!: Fiestas of Barcelona

Starting in January with the Festa Major de Sant Antoni, the famous traditional district parties provide you a must-have experience in Barcelona. Warming up with fiestas of Casc Antic, Raval, Poble Sec and Sant Roc, Barcelona was ready for one of the most-known neighborhood parties: Festa Major de Gràcia! After weeks of preparation, neighbors of...
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23 Aug

Sustainable Barcelona

Did you know that Barcelona was the first city in the world awarded with Biosphere certification? Sustainability in Barcelona is not only considered from one perspective. It covers environmental and social aspects, sustainable mobility and accommodation as well as cuisine. Accommodation You will find lots of sustainable and eco-friendly hostels and hotels that have been...
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22 Aug

Day trips from Barcelona

Sitges Sitges is small town about 35km away from Barcelona but it’s really easy to acces by train. There are in total 17 beaches in Sitges, so there is something for everyone. It has been a fishing village but nowadays when tourists have found it, it’s popular and crowded destination especially in the summer. Platja...
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31 Jul

The Best Rooftop Bars in Barcelona

The sun is shining, you want to relax and have a good time : you should definitely go to one of the many sunny rooftop terraces of the city and take a look at Barcelona from above. Enjoy at the same time delicious food, drinks and a beautiful view! Here are 5 of the best...
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17 Apr

What to do in bad weather in the city?

A rainy day in Barcelona can ruin many great plans during your stay. Postpone those plans for another day and pick up something interesting to do from the list of activities we’ve gathered in this post. You might even go see and do something you wouldn’t otherwise experience!   Barcelona Aquarium This is one of...
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7 Apr

Weekly festivals to enjoy in spring

SoundEAT Location: Parc del Fòrum s/n, Maresme – Fòrum (L4) Tickets: starting from 7€ SoundEAT returns this spring for its 10th edition! It’s a fusion of an electric music festival and a gastronomic food track show. Enjoy the music on every 2nd Saturday, starting from March 15th, while tasting the best of Mexican or Brazilian...
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19 Mar

Best places to do sports in Barcelona

The weather is getting better and better in Barcelona, which is perfect for those who love to do sports outdoors. Here are our recommendations for the best spots to do some sports in the city, wether you would like to go for a run, for some biking or doing some yoga.   Carretera de les...
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10 Mar

Typical catalan desserts

Crema Catalana It’s a creamy dessert of a pasta base, made out of eggs, milk and sugar. The top is covered with burnt sugar Where to find it:  Granja Viader (Carrer d’en Xuclà, 4-6, 08001) Granja Dulcinea (Carrer de Petritxol, 2, 08002 ) Pastisseria Escribà (La Rambla, 83, 08002)   Catànies This is a small...
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9 Mar

Spring festive days and festivals in Barcelona

Semana Santa Date: from the 25th of March    Location: the Cathedral and Santa Maria del Mar, also any church of the city During the Holy Week, you will see parades and processions In Barcelona. The celebration starts with “Domingo de Ramos” or “Palm Sunday” which symbolises the arrival of Jesus in Jerusalem.  The parades...
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