5 Best Beaches within 35 Minutes of Barcelona

The Mediterranean coastline is filled with spectacular beaches — ranging from beach villages, to coves, to the city-like beaches of La Barceloneta. A trip to Barcelona wouldn´t be complete without a visit to a beach or two, especially given our almost Continue reading

Barcelona From 170 Meters Above

Situated perfectly atop Montjuic, this magestic castle looms over the city.  Offering sweeping views of the port, sea, mountain, and the city, from the ground of the castle, you have Barcelona at your fingertips.  The Montjuic Castle (or commonly reffered to as Continue reading

Picasso´s Earlier Years in Barcelona Made for Adulthood Ingenuity

Upon the never-ending list of Barcelona´s tourist attractions lies the Picasso Museum off of a winding sidestreet in the Borne district.  The museum opened in 1963 and serves as a timeline beginning with some of his earliest works.  You will see the effect Continue reading

Italian Food a Must Whilst in Barcelona

Most weekend visitors and short-term vacationers have heard of the delectable tapas restaurants, paellas and seafood on the beach, and divine Mediterranean food prior to their holiday in Barcelona.  However, coming along with Barcelona being one of the most metropolitan, international cities in Europe, other types of cuisine Continue reading

Fusion of 4 Kitchens Serve up Exceptional Dishes at Cuines Santa Caterina

Resting on the edge of the trendy Borne neighborhood near the Cathedral lies the newly renovated Santa Caterina market.  Think La Boqueria but a fraction of the size, half the people, and a considerably less chaotic atmosphere. Connected to the market lies a Continue reading

Know Before You go: The Essentials for Visiting Park Güell

Alongside Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, Park Güell is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Barcelona.  To get another sampling of Gaudi’s signature architecture and creative genius, Park Güell is a must-see.  On top of witnessing Gaudi´s masterpiece, the park offers some of the most Continue reading

The Top 5 Restaraunts in Ciutat Vella: How to Eat Like a King in Barcelona

Constantly buzzing with energy from its tourists and residents, Ciutat Vella is one of the liveliest places to wander around during all hours of the day and night. It also happens to be one of the best places to taste traditional Mediterranean cuisine: fantastic paellas, Continue reading

Skip the Lines, Easy Arrival, Online Ticket Purchase: Your Personalized Guide to Visiting The Sagrada Familia

Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia is a warranted must-see for many tourists during their time in Barcelona.  His architectural brilliance is astounding from the exterior, and upon entrance, unlike anything you could imagine. Since it has been under construction in 1882,  projected finish dates for Continue reading

Catch Incredible Deals at Barcelona’s Impressive Flea Market

Mercat dels Encants is Barcelona’s largest and most well-known flea markets.  With roots dating back to the 14th century, this market is one of the oldest still thriving in Europe.  The term “Encant” is derived from the Latin term “quantum”, Continue reading