Most Popular Summer Events in Barcelona

Most Popular Summer Events in Barcelona

With its lively beaches and numerous events, Barcelona makes a brilliant destination for the summer that has just started. At this time of the year, the city's beaches and narrow historic streets are filled with tourists and joie de vivre. There is something going on every day in Barcelona is summer, and even in the lack of major events there will still be plenty of gigs, impromptu parties and street entertainment. So what exactly is there to see in Barcelona at this time of the year? Wel... [ read more ]

Guide to shopping in Barcelona

Guide to shopping in Barcelona

Barcelona is by far one of Europe's most beloved cities. We so far published numerous articles on this blog about Barcelona and its unique vibe, so there is no need to tell you again about how great the Catalan capital is and how many wonderful attractions it hosts. There is one important aspect we neglected, though, and that is shopping. Barcelona is one of the biggest cities in Spain so shopping here can be a very rewarding experience. In the following paragraphs, we will introduce you ... [ read more ]

Spring Attractions in Barcelona

Spring Attractions in Barcelona

Spring (especially the months of April and May) is a great time to visit the city of Barcelona. Although Barcelona winters are not harsh, people do tend to be more active and outgoing in spring. As soon as the spring arrives and the weather gets warm, Barcelona becomes the stage of numerous events, from open air concerts to the traditional Easter manifestations. Barcelona beaches come back to life, as both locals and tourists go here in search for sunlight and fresh air. As for some speci... [ read more ]

Guide to Cheap Transport Around Barcelona

Guide to Cheap Transport Around Barcelona

One of the unwritten rules of traveling says that the more popular a city, the bigger the prices that tourists are expected to pay. If this is true, than we should expect Barcelona, one of the most visited European cities, to be quite expensive. Which is not necessarily true. I mean, yeah, Barcelona can be quite pricey, but it also has a very budget-friendly side - which you can easily take advantage of if you know a few tricks. This is why I believe my guide to cheap transport around Barcel... [ read more ]

Day Trips around Barcelona

Day Trips around Barcelona

If you are lucky enough to be visiting Barcelona and spend there at least one week, then sooner or later you will start wondering what is there to find outside the city's limits. Well, the truth is that the vicinities of Barcelona can be just as gorgeous as the city itself. Also, the transport network that connects the Catalan capital to the neighboring attractions makes it quite easy to plan some memorable day trips around Barcelona. As for the possible destinations of these day trips, ... [ read more ]

Most Romantic Barcelona Attractions

Most Romantic Barcelona Attractions

One of the widely acclaimed party capitals if Europe, Barcelona can be equally appealing to couples in search of intimacy and romanticism. Its historic districts, sidewalk cafes and beaches are just a few of the places sought by couples. And just like Paris or Rome, Barcelona is itself a romantic city, a place with a distinctive, unique atmosphere. Although we all have different ideas of what romanticism means, here's our choice of the top most romantic Barcelona attractions: Montjuic Bar... [ read more ]

Popular winter events in Barcelona

Popular winter events in Barcelona

Christmas might be gone but the winter of 2012-2013 is not over, and there are still many events and festivities to attend. Barcelona becomes a very eventful city during winter - not that it is less so in summer, quite the contrary. Its numerous events and manifestations are just another reason to visit the Catalan city in winter. In the light of Christmas decorations, the historic streets of Barcelona create a dreamy winter atmosphere. So waste no time, book your Barcelona vacation and get ... [ read more ]

Family Attractions in Barcelona

Family Attractions in Barcelona

Praised for its architecture, beaches, and animated nightlife, Barcelona is not often advertised as a family destination. Yet, the Catalan city is among the best European destinations for families with kids. Some would say that this is due to Mediterranean lifestyle and culture, which are very family centered. But apart from this, there are numerous family attractions in Barcelona, from playgrounds and theme parks, to kids-friendly museums.  Here are a few suggestions for an fun family excu... [ read more ]

Famous Filming Locations in Barcelona

Famous Filming Locations in Barcelona

Ever wondered what two cities like Barcelona and Paris have in common? Well, in addition to being some of the most visited cities in Europe and even the world, they are also some of the most sought-after filming locations. Its amazing architecture, its distinct atmosphere and its lovely beaches have turned Barcelona into a very romantic destination, so no wonder many film directors prefer it as a location for their movies. In case you are planning a visit to Barcelona and are also a movie lo... [ read more ]

Budget Accomodation in Barcelona

Budget Accomodation in Barcelona

A favourite destination for party-goers all over the world, Barcelona seems to be blessed with eternal youth. Its charming old streets and numerous clubs seem to be an ideal destination for backpackers, college students looking for some summer adventures and generally all people young at heart. And since young people are often on a budget, Barcelona also offers an incredible selection of budget friendly accommodation, able to suit all pockets. If you are looking for budget accommodation in B... [ read more ]