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Vegetarian Restaurants in Barcelona: Much more than Salad

Vegetarian Restaurants in Barcelona: Much more than Salad

Up until a short time ago, vegetarians visiting Barcelona didn’t have much choice and often had to settle for a sad plate of lettuce and an apple. Luckily though times have changed and vegetarians and those looking to try new flavours are in luck. More than a few restaurants are now specialising in organic and vegetarian cuisine. In this post I’m going to take you on a tour of my favourite vegetarian restaurants in Barcelona. more ...

Things to do on Valentine’s Day in Barcelona

Things to do on Valentine’s Day in Barcelona

What is considered by many to be the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s Day, is just around the corner. We know that not everyone shares the same romantic spirit whether it’s due to the fact that they don't have time or simply because they are unable to think of the perfect way of winning the heart of their partner. Thus, we have a few suggestions for those who haven’t planned the romantic day of the year down to the last detail. more ...

Christmas in Barcelona 2013

Christmas in Barcelona 2013

Christmas has finally come to Barcelona. The days are getting shorter, the air colder and Christmas decorations are beginning to take over the shops. Lights, gold and red colours, stars, presents, toys, perfume, cava, Christmas markets, turron and panettone…..All this in preparation for the festive season. Here are some ideas so that you can enjoy a wonderful Christmas in Barcelona more ...

We have a winner…

We have a winner…

Congratulations to Lisa Matter and her family who have won the major prize in our Scratch&Win promotion.They will now enjoy their five day stay in Barcelona for free. more ...

Prize Winners Friendly Rentals 10th Anniversary

Prize Winners Friendly Rentals 10th Anniversary

As you no doubt already know, this October we at Friendly Rentals are celebrating our tenth anniversary.To thank you for your continued support over the years we have a special discount available for fans of our Facebook page, valid on all reservations made before the end of the year. more ...

Where to get the best Craft Beer in Barcelona

Where to get the best Craft Beer in Barcelona

Irish, Belgian, German, lagers, ale, bitter, double malt, wheat…It doesn’t matter what kind it is, beer gets people excited. The culture of home brewing and small artisanal production is becoming more popular in Barcelona and there are now a great number of local and imported artisanal beers for you to enjoy. more ...

Romantic Apartments in Barcelona

Romantic Apartments in Barcelona

Looking to surprise your partner with a romantic getaway in Barcelona? The good news is you don’t need to wait until Valentine’s Day or that special anniversary. Any excuse is a good one to pack your bags, escape the daily grind and come and discover all the Catalan capital has to offer. more ...

History of the Sagrada Familia Stop Motion Video

History of the Sagrada Familia Stop Motion Video

Have you ever wondered about the construction of the Sagrada Familia? Have you ever wanted to know when construction started, when it is expected to be finished and important events throughout the history of this Barcelona icon? Well, if you have then all your questions will be answered with our amazing stop motion video. more ...

Interview with Brandon Elijah Scott from eyeandpen.com

Interview with Brandon Elijah Scott from eyeandpen.com

Travel writer, photographer and film maker Brandon Elijah Scott of travel blog Eye&Pen is our guest this week. Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Brandon prides himself on being a citizen of the world travelling where he wants on a whim and sharing his experiences with over 40,000 monthly readers. His dream is to travel the world and live life to the fullest away from the soul destroying corporate world. He urges you to join him on his travels and promises you won’t be disappointed. more ...

Interview with Matt Long from LandLopers.com

Interview with Matt Long from LandLopers.com

Describing himself as a luxury traveller at heart, Matt Long of travel blog LandLopers.com shares his travel experiences with thousands of avid travel enthusiasts everyday. Suffering from what can only be described as a severe case of the travel bug; Matt travels the world, sharing his experiences and tips on where to go and what to see and how to experience the best of it all. Based in Washington, DC he and his work has been featured on many other websites and publications including BBC Travel, AFAR Magazine, Huffington Post, CNN GO and National Geographic Intelligent Travel. His work is also syndicated on the Flipboard and Pulse apps as well as Alltop. more ...

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