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Free tapas bars in Barcelona

Free tapas bars in Barcelona

Today we are going to reveal our Top 5 bars in Barcelona where you can find free tapas with your drinks…something that seems very unlikely in this city…As you will probably already know, the tradition of tapas is widespread in Spain, and there are different theories about their origin, although what seems clear is that their main purpose was and still is to absorb the alcoholic effect provoked by the drinking of wine and beer. more ...

Joan Gamper Trophy 2014

Joan Gamper Trophy 2014

The Gamper is one of the most well known friendly football mathes. As well as commemorating the history of F.C. Barcelona, is also represents the start of the football season in the Camp Nou and serves as the official presentation of the team in front of their fans. This year the match takes place on the 18th August. more ...

Dinner Under the Stars in Barcelona

Dinner Under the Stars in Barcelona

How do you fancy stargazing and exploring the galaxy? Well, who doesn’t….For the 8th consecutive year, the Fabra Observatory in Barcelona are offering “dinner with stars” where lucky visitors can taste some delicious dishes on one of the best look out points in the city, Tibidabo, to look at the galaxy. more ...

St John's Eve, celebrate the night of fire in Barcelona

St John's Eve, celebrate the night of fire in Barcelona

San Juan, taking place during the shortest night of the year, is surrounded by legends, magic traditions and ancestral celebrations based around the summer solstice. It is also one of the largest festivals in Catalonia, thus on the 23rd and 24th of June, prepare yourself for a huge party, firecrackers and bonfires, because with all the movement in the city, you’re going to find it very difficult to sleep. more ...

#ExperienceBarcelona: Win a Holiday in Barcelona

#ExperienceBarcelona: Win a Holiday in Barcelona

Have we got a plan for you this summer! How would you like to experience Barcelona like a local and with a local? We know you would, which is why we’ve teamed up with Trip4Real to offer you an incredible Barcelona Experience. How does two nights’ accommodation for two people in one of our centrally located luxury apartments and not one, not two but three Trip4Real activities sound? more ...

10 Things to do in Barcelona this Summer

10 Things to do in Barcelona this Summer

Truthfully anytime of the year is a good time to visit Barcelona, but during summer the city undergoes a dramatic change. The local residents seem to take their foot of the accelerator and Barcelona really slows down, a welcome change from the normal fast pace. As a long term resident I’m going to give you 10 reasons why you should visit Barcelona in the summer. more ...

Barcelona's Best Cocktail Bars

Barcelona's Best Cocktail Bars

The best refreshing beverage usually contains a touch of sweetness, a decent drop of alcohol and some kind of mixer, shake it or stir it all together and…voilá…you’ve got yourself a cocktail. In Barcelona there is no shortage of places to get a cocktail but we are going to show you our top five cocktail bars based on quality, price and originality. more ...

Books and Roses to celebrate St Jordi 2014 in Barcelona

Books and Roses to celebrate St Jordi 2014 in Barcelona

During St Jordi in Barcelona, books and roses take to the streets and the city gets dressed for the occasion, La Rambla, Passeig de Gracia, Plaza Catalunya, Plaza St. Jaume and many other emblematic streets in Barcelona fill with Catalan flags, stalls selling books and roses and people soaking up the atmosphere of this very special day. more ...

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 ...

Mobile World Congress 2014 in Numbers [Infographic]

Mobile World Congress 2014 in Numbers [Infographic]

The Mobile world Congress has become the most important mobile technology congress in the world and the economic impact on the city of Barcelona is approximately 365 million euros. With this infographic you’ll see the numbers for this edition of the MWC 2014. more ...

Discovering Barcelona on a Vermouth Tour

Discovering Barcelona on a Vermouth Tour

There is a new craze sweeping Barcelona. The only thing is, it’s not new. A drink, which was until recently banished to the top shelf to gather dust has quickly regained the prominence it enjoyed in the past. Vermouth or vermut as it is known in Catalan is back and looks set to stay. It is more than a drink it is a ritual and you’ll often hear “Fem un vermut”, enjoying a glass of vermouth and some tapas in the company of good friends. more ...