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Make the most of your trip to Barcelona with WePlann

Have you heard of WePlann? We met them through our recent media event Blog Night Out. WePlann  is a new website and resource for all that Barcelona has to offer for tourists: music, plays, tours, and many other activities. WePlann operates in major cities around the world including New York and San Francisco and is now welcoming […]

“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 […]

Barcelona’s Hidden Gem Market and Its New Look

The popular market among locals and tourists alike nicknamed Los Encantes (meaning literally “the charmers”) has recently changed location moving from one side of Plaza de les Glòries to the other. This unique and charismatic flea market is one of the oldest marketplaces in the region, dating back to the 1400s. The Fira de Bellcaire (the “Fair of […]

Barcelona rated at 8.5 out of 10 by tourists

Barcelona is generally held in high esteem by tourists and this has been confirmed by a score of 8.5 out of 10. Even though competing with urban capitals throughout Europe, Barcelona holds its own according to this score, which considered tourists staying in the city for a variety of lengths. Barcelona always provides a good […]

Sant Jordi: The Barcelona Holiday of Roses and Books

The 23rd day of the month of April is highlighted in red on every calendar in Barcelona and throughout Catalonia. On that day is the festival of Sant Jordi (known to many as Saint George) and is celebrated as the day of books and roses. The vibrant, bright red is one of the hallmarks of […]

The Christopher Columbus Monument of Barcelona Reopens to Visitors

Who hasn’t dreamed of becoming an explorer at some point in their life? Or, even better, the genuine discoverer of something or somewhere previously unknown to others? To point your finger in the direction of the indefinite, the mysterious and boldly say, “Just follow me!” Ok, so maybe that kind of cavalier attitude wasn’t exactly […]

The X Games come to Barcelona!

The X Games are happening in Barcelona from the 16th to the 19th of May 2013 converting this city, at least for a few days, into the capital of extreme sports. The event brings together the best athletes in the realms of Skateboarding, BMX (motorbike), Motocross, and Rally races for a few days of acrobatics, […]

New Years Eve in Barcelona

In Spain (and in many other Spanish speaking countries), there is a classic New Year’s Eve tradition of eating 12 grapes at the 12 strokes of the clock at midnight, all at once. In Barcelona, this is practiced, but there is also the wonderful New Year´s tradition of living up to its reputation as a […]

Shopping in Barcelona

Still looking for that perfect holiday gift for someone? If you are here in Barcelona, worry not, we have a list of Barcelona´s top shopping areas and shops, just in time for Christmas. From obscure boutiques to Spain´s best chains, Barcelona offers an authentic experience to find exactly what you are looking for. We recommend […]

Enjoying Christmas in Barcelona

The holiday season has started here in Barcelona and with it comes a slew of wonderful winter activities to make your stay magical and unique! Go ice skating in Plaza Catalonia, walk through the city´s oldest Christmas market, or lose yourself in the winding, decorated streets during the months of December and January. The city […]

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