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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 ...

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 ...

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