Music scene in Barcelona is very heterogeneous and is made up of bands both internationally and nationally acknowledged and bands maybe not so well-known, but whose quality is undeniable.
We keep on with our initiative of giving voice to highlighted travel bloggers and this time it’s the moment of the popular Spanish blogger, Vicky Rodriguez, whose blog contains some of the best pieces of advice and useful information on the world of travelling.
One of the most typical Berliner events and most unknown to the tourists during summertime takes place at the Mauerpark, in the Berliner district of Prenzlauerberg. Every Sunday, this singular and surprisingly unique karaoke is celebrated parallel to the flea market. We are talking about the Bearpit Karaoke, a classic for the Berliners, but a nice surprise for the visitors who don’t expect such an initiative, and even more in cold Germany.
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.
It is well-known that the traditional European brunch is not that wide-spread in Barcelona. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t find a couple of places where to head to in case we are missing too much our brunch. Therefore, for those who really love this fantastic meal, especially after a long dancing Saturday evening, we suggest a list including the top places where to indulge in this energy-giving brunch.
If you want to enjoy Berlin, you definitely must go during the summer holidays, and not only because of the weather conditions, since it is normally warm and sunny, a fact that makes all the Berliners enjoy life outside, on the streets and on the many terraces and parks spattered all around the city; but also because of the different cultural, music and artistic festivals and events on the Berliner agenda.
If you are to visit Berlin next weekend, don’t forget to join one of the best parties held in the German capital, the Christopher Street Day. In Germany the so called LGBT Pride day is named Christopher Street Day in memory of the first big uprising of homosexuals against police assaults that took place inNew York’s Christopher Street on June 28, 1969. In the German capital, Berlin, the celebrations around this day are being carried out during the whole month of June.
Now that the World cup of South Africa kicks off is extremely important not to miss any match, especially if your National Team is competing. If you travel to Berlin, you are definitely lucky, because the whole city is crowded with venues, halls and parks with public viewings where you can enjoy the most important sport event on giant HD screens, with Djs sessions, sport and cultural activities. Germany is dressed up with its National colours, black-red-gold, to support its National Team, a passion felt everywhere, in every street, houses, cars and of course, in every bar and hall that have organised special programs for the World cup. So that you don’t get lost among this huge range of Public viewings in Berlin, we suggest you the Top 5 best places where you can feel the German football devotion. And with no further delay:
If you plan to come to Madrid at the end of June or at the beginning of July, you mustn’t miss the gay pride celebration, which as you might know takes place the 28th June. However, the huge Spanish parade will be hold the 3rd July in the Spanish Capital as the culmination of a whole month full of different activities and celebrations through different Spanish cities and regions.
For the first time, Sitges, one of the main tourist cities on the Mediterranean, is joining the celebration of the Gay Pride Day and will host its own Gay Pride 2010, which will be hold between the 9th and the 13 July, so that we won’t have the need to choose between the Barcelona festival and this one.