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The best shopping outlets in Barcelona

The best shopping outlets in Barcelona

In times of crisis, we have to tighten our belts a little and change our shopping habits in line what we can afford. However, that doesn’t mean that we have to completely forget about shopping for new clothes. There are many outlets in Barcelona where you can find clothes from last season, as well as stock and samples at scandalously low prices. more ...

Top 10 restaurants to eat the best paella in Barcelona

Top 10 restaurants to eat the best paella in Barcelona

To avoid getting lost in the maze of restaurants promising the best paella in Barcelona, we suggest you our top 10 restaurants where you can taste the best paella in Barcelona. Here you will find a wide range of restaurants whose popularity depends on their comfort, service and of course on the product quality, which after all is what matters. 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 ...

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 ...

Markets in Barcelona, beyond the famous Boqueria Market

Markets in Barcelona, beyond the famous Boqueria Market

One of the main things that tourists look for when they come to Barcelona is the Boqueria Market, famous for its polychromatic range of colours distributed throughout its multiple fruit and vegetable stalls, as well as for the freshness of the products on sale, whether it’s meat, fish, fruit juices, or nuts etc. However, the variety of the markets in Barcelona is not limited to just this one. There are other very popular markets in Barcelona that tourists don’t know about. Thus, here is a little guide of the best markets in Barcelona. more ...

Gay guide to Barcelona

Gay guide to Barcelona

Just like every port side city Barcelona has always been point of access to all kinds of trends, and in terms of the “scene”, it is by no means lagging behind. Thus, although its not quite at the level of Chueca in Madrid, Barcelona still has an increasingly attractive and appealing gay scene, in line with the predominantly gay scene that reigns in Sitges. Whatever the case, here is a mini-guide of the best in the Barcelona gay movement, divided between gays and lesbians and focusing of Gaixample the heart of the gay movement in the city of Barcelona, including Diputació, Villaroel, Aragó,and Balmes streets. more ...

Kosher Barcelona: Where to eat Kosher in Barcelona

Kosher Barcelona: Where to eat Kosher in Barcelona

In the past Jewish visitors had a problem finding kosher food in Barcelona however in recent times this has changed and today there are several restaurants and supermarkets offering the local Jewish community and visitors the opportunity to enjoy delicious Mediterranean and traditional kosher cuisine right in the heart of Barcelona. 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 ...

The 5 best places to cool down with a Gin and Tonic

The 5 best places to cool down with a Gin and Tonic

It’s refreshing, it’s in fashion and it’s a gin based cocktail, the spirit invented by the Dutch and perfected by the British (hurrah!), that has found its perfect match in tonic water. This refreshing elixir was invented by the British East India Company to combat tropical fevers in the colonies. Today, it takes centre stage in any bar and has once again become the talk of the town thanks to the new Premium gins that are revolutionising the market. Because, for the consumer it’s not just about mixing gin, tonic and a slice of lemon. more ...

Brands of Barcelona: Desigual and Custo Barcelona

Brands of Barcelona: Desigual and Custo Barcelona

We've talked before about unique brands that have emerged in cities such as Barcelona, London, etc. The Catalan capital is characterized by a very active creative fertility and as such it deserves more space in our blog on brands, what make us re-direct our attention to Barcelona in order to talk about two very well-known fashion brands that have catapulted the fashion scene in this city; they are Custo Barcelona and Desigual. more ...

GoCar in Barcelona: Truly an experience!

GoCar in Barcelona: Truly an experience!

The Friendly Rentals team took advantage of an opportunity to enjoy a fantastic tour on board the famous talking cars, GoCars. The truth is, we couldn’t have enjoyed our journey more with these yellow, convertible mini-cars that seem a perfect alternative way of exploring every corner of the most typical Barcelona sites, as well as the hidden ones. more ...

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