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Don't behave like a "Guiri" in Barcelona

For those visitors who come to Barcelona for the first time, you must know that you are likely to be considered and be called a "guiri". You might wonder what does this word mean...well, it refers to the typical tourist from northen Europe or from America, and normally blond and white with a very typical tourist attire (white socks, sandals, straw hat, etc.). That is something you can't help, since you can't change what you wear or how you behave; however, we can give you a couple tips that will be very useful if your intention is to go unnoticed as a "guiri". more ...

Concern about what you eat? Top 5 places where to find organic and traditional products in Barcelona

Concern about what you eat? Top 5 places where to find organic and traditional products in Barcelona

We have got used for decades no to really appreciate what it tastes what we eat. And although the agricultural and livestock development really have eradicated many degrees of poverty in the world, the truth is that the industrialization at all levels has led to a maverick of people who prefer to feed as their parents or grandparents used to do. Therefore, their diet is based on seasonal products from the garden, without pesticides and respecting the traditional way of cooking. Products that after all respect the land and also the human body and have an authentic flavour. For those interested in getting to know places in Barcelona where you can eat or buy organic or vegetarian products or without any additive and prepared through traditional methods, here we give you a couple of suggestions in this city: more ...

Recommended apartment of the week in Barcelona

Recommended apartment of the week in Barcelona

Today is Thursday, and like every week, we want to recommend you the Friendly apartment of the week. Barcelona's agenda is full of countless activities and events that together with the attractions characterizing the Catalan capital such as the beach, the nightlife and its personality, makes this a very appealing destination. more ...

Camp Nou - Home of F.C. Barcelona

Camp Nou - Home of F.C. Barcelona

When you plan on traveling to Barcelona, and are a football fan, you have to go to Camp Nou. The home stadium of F.C. Barcelona is definitely worth a visit and for this reason attracts huge amounts of people each year. It is the biggest stadium of Europe and is well known for its impressive atmosphere. more ...

Recommended apartment of the week in Barcelona

Recommended apartment of the week in Barcelona

Summer is sun, beach, relax... and Barcelona has all this and much more to offer during summertime. We want to suggest you our Friendly apartment of the week in this Catalan city, because nothing like staying in a top holiday apartment with your family or friends to fully enjoy the city. This summer the agenda in Barcelona is full with a host of leisure activities you should not miss if you are to spend your holiday in the Catalan city. more ...

Refreshing options for this summer in Barcelona

Refreshing options for this summer in Barcelona

Now that the temperatures are rising, there is nothing better than a delicious ice cream or cold drink to cool you off. Barcelona, of course, is full of places offering all sorts of summer refreshments, and a quality product made from the best ingredients is not too much to ask if what you need is a sugar boost and a cooling off. In your search for quality products, we would like to recommend the best places to enjoy the highest quality traditional beverages such as horchata (tiger nut milk) or the best homemade ice-cream. We also want to offer you a couple of tips if you want to enjoy a refreshing coffee or iced tea in Spain, the Spanish way! more ...

Recommended apartment of the week in Barcelona

Recommended apartment of the week in Barcelona

Spain has reached the World Cup final, a historic event that nobody wants to miss. The final is next Sunday and around 8.30 pm the Spanish and non-Spanish fans will gather around the screens to support their national team, la Roja. If you're in Barcelona or plan to come, nothing better than staying in an apartment in the centre of the city, with all the best bars around where you can enjoy the match of the year. more ...

Apartment of the week in Barcelona

Apartment of the week in Barcelona

We keep on with our weekly recommendation of the Friendly apartment in Barcelona. If you really want to enjoy your holiday in the Catalonian capital, try not to miss any of the events on the agenda of Barcelona. The essentials this week are the Sant Joan night the 23th June, when summer solstice is celebrated, or any event organised for the Grec Festival and of course, any of the parties and events around the Gay Pride Day, which as you know is celebrated in Barcelona for the second year. more ...

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