The Curtain has Risen on Great Theatre in Barcelona!

The Curtain has Risen on Great Theatre in Barcelona!

This year Barcelona will be theatre through and through! There will be a wealth of plays, shows, stand-up comedy and musicals. So if you’re an avid reading of the what’s on guide, devour the culture supplements and are planning to travel to Barcelona… Book your tickets for some of the top shows of the year! more ...

Romantic Getaways: An Unforgettable Saint Valentine’s Day in Florence

Romantic Getaways: An Unforgettable Saint Valentine’s Day in Florence

Saint Valentine’s Day is getting closer and you want to spend it with someone special in an unforgettable place, right? Well, how about Florence? Imagine strolling along its beautiful streets discovering works of art at every turning, savouring its delicious cuisine and enjoying one of our top apartments in Florence. Sounds like the perfect plan for Valentine’s Day! more ...

Carnivals to Live to the Full

Carnivals to Live to the Full

At carnival time, anything goes! The streets fill with all kinds of music, performers, dancers, masks, floats, wigs and costumes as cities across the world take on a fun party atmosphere. Sitges, Venice, Prague, Buenos Aires, Florence and Paris are just some of the top carnival cities. Choose a destination, stay in one of our fantastic apartments and start 2018 in style! more ...

The Best Recipes from Portuguese Cuisine

The Best Recipes from Portuguese Cuisine

Portugal’s often forgotten cuisine is every bit as delicious as Italian and Spanish cooking and has incorporated many Asian, American and African flavours from its former colonies, above all in the form of spices such as paprika, cinnamon and piri piri. Moroccan influences can also be tasted in Portuguese dishes. There’s a whole world of flavours to be discovered in the top restaurants in Portugal and Lisbon! more ...

Trip to Lake Como from Milan

Trip to Lake Como from Milan

If you’re planning a trip to Italy and will be visiting Milan, we recommend you check out Lake Como. It’s well worth it for the breathtaking scenery alone: majestic mountains, crystalline water, stately homes, picturesque streets… In short, one of the most beautiful scenes in the whole of Lombardy. more ...

Monthly Rentals in Barcelona

Monthly Rentals in Barcelona

If you’re planning a long trip to Barcelona and don’t know where to stay, we’ve got the perfect solution for you! Friendly Rentals offers the best apartments in the centre of Barcelona for rental periods that run from 32 days to 11 months. So if you’re coming to Barcelona to study, work, receive medical treatment, take part in sporting competitions or any other reason, at Friendly Rentals we’ve got the apartment you’re looking for! more ...

Five Surprising Christmas Traditions from around the World

Five Surprising Christmas Traditions from around the World

Christmas is coming and here are some Christmas traditions from all over the globe to get you in the mood. If you want to experience them firsthand, plan a trip and pick one of our apartments—it would make a great Christmas present for family or friends! May the yuletide spirit be with you! more ...

The Magic of Harry Potter Lands in Madrid

The Magic of Harry Potter Lands in Madrid

Spanish Harry Potter fans are in for a treat, because Harry Potter: The Exhibition is finally coming to Madrid! So if you’re planning on visiting the city or spending a weekend in Madrid, this is the perfect time to discover the magical world of author J.K. Rowling and young magician Harry Potter. Come with us to the Great Hall at Hogwarts, the Forbidden Forest and much more besides… more ...

December Double Bank Holiday: visit the Top Christmas Markets in Europe

December Double Bank Holiday: visit the Top Christmas Markets in Europe

If you still haven’t made any plans for the December double Bank Holiday, here are some ideas: Prague, London, Paris, Barcelona, Florence and Madrid at Christmastime are even prettier than usual. Imagine losing yourself in their streets decked out in Christmas lights and exploring their Christmas markets in good company. Sounds like a great plan for the Spanish December double Bank Holiday! more ...

Shopping in San Sebastián

Shopping in San Sebastián

San Sebastián is a charming city famed for its vistas, streets, pintxos, the Bahía de la Concha and, of course, its food, craft and flea markets. Find out where to soak up the Donostia atmosphere and where to find those products you’ll want to slip into your suitcase. more ...

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