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Daniel Ruiz

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Looking at Barcelona Through the Eyes of Photographers

Marta Fábregas and Marc Vidal have held the reins of photography studio La Fotogràfica since 1998. Throughout the years, this duo has honed their skills and run the gamut of photographic subjects and techniques, with experience in photographing people, interior design, architecture, still life, and fashion. Despite the range of subjects, they have developed a […]

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How to Prepare for a Trip to Barcelona: The Barcelona Vacation

Barcelona is a destination for many people doing many different things, the most fun of which is the Barcelona vacation just for fun. With the right planning, you can enjoy your trip to Barcelona to the fullest in just 5 steps! 1. Book a place for fun! If this is your first trip to Barcelona, […]

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It’s Autumn and Mushroom Season is Here!

Autumn is already here and mushroom season is in! As we mentioned in our article on November in Barcelona, we spoke about panellets and chestnuts, seasonal foods here, as well as Halloween, but now we’d like to share with you about local cuisine Catalonia’s favourite mushrooms! Rovellones or níscalos here, known in English as Saffron […]

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Catching up with Jordi Vendrell of Viajes Tuareg Travel Agency

Today we’re talking to someone who lives and works in Barcelona, but who has been all over the globe. His passion for world travel is inspiration for those wanting to explore near and far. In fact,  Jordi Vendrell spends his days helping people realize these dreams through his job at Viajes Toureg, which offers a […]

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Barcelona’s Best Cocktail Bars

As the summer draws to a close, some mourn the end of hots days on the beach and others look forward to roasted chestnuts and cozy indoor bars. As much as we have enjoyed basking in the sun, cold drink in hand, on a terrace, cold weather is always a good excuse to head inside […]

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Gaudí’s Park Güell is About to Change

The famous Park Güell is about to undergo a big change. While the Park has been free to the general public as long as it has been under the care of the City Council of Barcelona, a small charge will soon apply to enter this popular landmark. Barring any changes, this will go into effect […]

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La Mercè: Barcelona´s City Festival & Biggest Street Party in 2013

Barcelona is always the stage for a bustling street scene, but near the end of September every year, you can find Barcelona residents and tourists from around the world enjoying the city’s most traditional activities side by side in celebration at La Mercè. While religious in its roots, the festival is more focused on local […]

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Fall in Barcelona: A November Holiday

Travelling to Barcelona is a great option any time of year, between the wide variety of activities, sights and local culture. Year-round there are unique events and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, so the hardest part is sometimes when is best to come to the city. If you catch some of these events fall but miss Sant Juan […]

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Experience Barcelona in 360 Degrees

During the month of August, tech and internet giant Google launched a new tool. Google launches new things all the time, though, so why does this matter? Because this tool, Views, lets you use the existing maps product in a new way – a way that allows you to immerse yourself a little more in […]

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“Ou com balla”: Barcelona Cathedral’s “dancing egg”

If you are thinking about visiting Barcelona in the late spring, pay especially close attention: there is a tradition throughout the province of Catalonia taking place at the end of spring that is a truly unique and unforgettable sight. We present to you, ou com balla, translating literally as the “dancing egg”. Witness this cultural […]

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