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Hit the Beach in Barcelona

Hit the Beach in Barcelona

You know what makes Barcelona one of the best cities in Europe? No, it’s not the architecture, food, people, festivals or laidback city lifestyle, although they do help. It’s the beaches. In what other European cities can you walk from the city centre to the beach in less than 20 minutes? In this post we are going to have a look at the best beaches in Barcelona and more specifically which beach is best for you. more ...

Barcelona's 10 most visited tourist attractions

Barcelona's 10 most visited tourist attractions

Everyone knows that Barcelona is one of the world’s most touristic cities. You only have to see the enormous quantity of tourist walking “la Rambla” at any time of year. Maybe what you don’t know are which monuments and museums are the most visited, never fear we are here to resolve this doubt.more ...

New municipal regulation passed prohibiting wandering around the streets of Barcelona in a bathing suit or the nude

New municipal regulation passed prohibiting wandering around the streets of Barcelona in a bathing suit or the nude

My fellow visitors, foreigners, and nationals, we are sad to announce that from now it is strictly forbidden to wander the public streets of Barcelona in your bathing suit or the nude. Yup, although it seems like a joke up until now thanks to municipal legislation Barcelona had a much more relaxed and tolerant attitude with regards to strolling half naked down the streets of the city. more ...

Moritz; original Catalonian beer

Moritz; original Catalonian beer

Morits is a Catalonian beer brand that was founded by a French immigrant named Louis Moritz Trautmann in 1856. The beer was initially brewed in a small factory in El Raval, Barcelona. After eight years the brand started to grow bigger and the factory moved to a larger brewery at Ronda de Sant Antoni. Here the brand build off a big reputation and in 1966 production moved to Parets del Vallès. With a market share of almost 40 percent, the Morits family decided to merge with another beer producer to enlarge production, the new company Beers Barcelona was born. Instead of expanding, the Mrits family was soon forced to sell theit due to the oil crisis in 1970. The beer brand Morits finally went bankrupt and disappears in 1978.more ...

Guide to reach Barcelona from El Prat Airport

Guide to reach Barcelona from El Prat Airport

Barcelona Airport, commonly known as El Prat, is located 13km southwest from Barcelona. The airport is the second largest in Spain behind Madrid-Barajas Airport and is the largest in Catalonia. There are multiple ways to reach the city centre of Barcelona from the airport; we made a guide with the best options.more ...

Discover the Ramblas

Discover the Ramblas

La Rambla is the most famous street in central Barcelona and is well known for its living statues, street artists and pickpockets. The street connects the Plaza Catalunya with the Christopher Columbus monument at Port Vell. Most of the people walking on La Rambla are tourists, as locals try to avoid it. Besides the boulevard, La Rambla consists of a narrow road for cars on both sides. more ...

Guide to reach the Girona and Reus airports from Barcelona

Guide to reach the Girona and Reus airports from Barcelona

As we have already reported the low-cost airline company Ryanair will begin operating up to September in the El Prat airport and up to November it will expand flights and destinations from the airport of Barcelona. However, the Irish company will continue its regular flights from the other two Catalan airports , the airport of Girona and Reus. For those of you to take a flight from one of the last two airports, here we want to offer you a guide to help you succeed to reach your destination without further complications.more ...

Barcelona's Ice Bar

Barcelona's Ice Bar

Do you want to experience something different on your night out in Barcelona? Then, why not make a trip to the city’s famous “Ice Bar”? This bar, which has proved to be a success in many other cities across the world, opened in November 2007 in Barcelona...more ...

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