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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 ...

Apartment of the week in Barcelona – the Villa Victoria

Apartment of the week in Barcelona – the Villa Victoria

Friendly Rentals has been around in the Catalan capital a fair few years, and we’ve recommended a fair few Barcelona apartments in our time. The luxurious Villa Victoria, however, is in a class of its own. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to own your own five-star hotel? Now you can find out... more ...

Little Prince, childcare service for tourists

Little Prince, childcare service for tourists

Little Prince is a multilingual childcare agency designed for tourists who wish to enjoy Barcelona to the full together with their family. This nanny service offers parents the comfort of exploring this fascinating city, with the calm and security of knowing that their children are in the hands of professionals and a family environment. more ...

Discover the Horta Labyrinth in Barcelona, the secret garden

Discover the Horta Labyrinth in Barcelona, the secret garden

The Horta Labyrinth in Barcelona is quite easily one of the most charming gardens in the city and one of the very few that have a hedge maze. It comprises the oldest historical garden in the Catalan capital. A rarity that is definitely worth a visit and a place which tourists usually don’t know about. The Horta Labyrinth is quite difficult to just stumble upon as it is situated on the outskirts of the city beside the small university campus of Mundet. On Wednesday and Sunday you can visit it for free. more ...

Halloween in Barcelona 2011

Halloween in Barcelona 2011

If you would like to celebrate Halloween this year in Barcelona, get dressed up and go out partying, but you still haven’t decided where to go or what to do, then here are a few suggestions so that you enjoy this fun and terrifying night to the full. more ...

Apartment of the week in Barcelona, the Plaza Catalunya VI

Apartment of the week in Barcelona, the Plaza Catalunya VI

Now is the perfect time to come to Barcelona as the weather is hot, the city is buzzing with activities and everyone is in the holiday mood. And, given that it has everything you need including mountains, and miles of coastline and beaches, it is the perfect holiday location whether you are coming as a family or visiting with your friends. more ...

The best beaches near Barcelona

The best beaches near Barcelona

Barcelona has many beaches where you can go for a dip to beat the summer heat. However, throughout the months of July and August, when it get’s really hot, it’s not unusual for the beaches to get really full, therefore you might prefer to search for another place to go sunbathing or for a refreshing swim in the sea, that isn’t quite as busy. more ...

Barcelona vs New York – Some of the greatest architecture in the world

Barcelona vs New York – Some of the greatest architecture in the world

We are present in some of the most popular destinations in the world and every city has something that makes it unique attracting thousands of visitors every year, whether its the monuments, beaches, culture, the gastronomy, or a whole combination of things. We have to say though that our most popular destinations are without a doubt New York, the largest and one of the most popular destinations in the United States, and Barcelona one of the most visited cities in Europe, and first most popular tourist destination in Spain. There are many different reasons for this being the case however, there is one thing that both these charming destinations have in common and that is their architecture. How can you compare these two amazing but extremely different cities? You can't, because both are on completely different scales, however there is one thing that Barcelona stands out for and that is its amazing unique contemporary architecture, which could definitely give New York a run for its money. more ...

Cable car to Montjuic hill in Barcelona, offering stunning panoramic views of the city

Cable car to Montjuic hill in Barcelona, offering stunning panoramic views of the city

If you would like to discover Barcelona than what better way than from the air, and in the Montjuïc cables car that offer you a stunning panoramic view of the city and Barcelona port. There are two cable cars in Barcelona, one that climbs all the way to the top of Montjuïc hill to the military fort, and the other called Transbordador Aeri del Port, which crosses Barcelona port and stops further down on the hill. more ...

Apartment of the week in Barcelona, the Muller II

Apartment of the week in Barcelona, the Muller II

The truth is that Barcelona sells itself. The city attracts an endless wave of tourists and visitors from all over the world thanks to its architecture and mild climate. Add all this to the impressive and always jam-packed agenda full of all kinds of cultural activities such as theatre productions, concerts, and festivals, in addition to its impressive gastronomy, then you have an increasingly attractive holiday destination. more ...

Friendly Rentals apartment in Barcelona: the Mozart

Friendly Rentals apartment in Barcelona: the Mozart

The February agenda in Barcelona is as jam-packed full of events and activities as ever. Whether its the concerts lined up in the Mil-leni Festival with the long awaited performance from the legendary American rocker Patti Smith or the young soul diva Asa, the increasingly popular Janelle Monae who is coming to the Barcelona Apolo concert halls with her catchy, funky soul music, or all the parties going on in the clubs in the Catalan capital, the truth is the city never stops. more ...

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