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About ApartEasy

Aparteasy is an vacation rental agency in Barcelona. We offer quality and central apartments previously selected and located in the best areas of Barcelona. Flats and apartments to rent by days, weeks or months. Rent an authentic apartment to enjoy the true Barcelona lifestyle! ApartEasy was established in 2005 to fulfil an essential need: offering quality temporary accommodation in Barcelona. The demand for vacation rentals in Barcelona was rising, not only for tourists, also for students or business travelers. We concluded that the best way to connect temporary rent demand and good value apartments in Barcelona was through an agency which offers an efficient and reliable service. Nowadays, we are proud to be one of the key actors in the apartment rental sector in Barcelona. ApartEasy is made up by a group of passionate professionals who really believe in what they do. Social responsible values and customer service oriented attitude constitute our identity card.

Brunch in Barcelona

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The English word “brunch” is probably the most fashionable word in gastronomy today. A careless late breakfast which smoothly passes to the lunchtime, complemented by the cocktails and a pleasant conversation is a great reward after a hard working week.

The word “brunch” (a breakfast and a lunch) and the tendency of going to the restaurant during the daytime on weekends comes from England, but today brunches are becoming popular all over the world. Barcelona isn’t the exception. If you want to find out our top 5 places for a brunch in Barcelona, then keep reading.

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Wedding photoshoot in Barcelona.

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Barcelona has always been one of the most attractive cities for tourists from all around the world and now it’s gaining popularity as a wedding city and attracts more and more couples. And it isn’t surprising. Wedding ceremonies and photo shoots became more popular and available to independent planning. You can contact the wedding agency or photographer directly to discuss all details of the future shooting. In this article we will point out the important details which you should consider while choosing the photographer and organizing the photo shoot.

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Barcelona Marathon 2018

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The Barcelona marathon is an annual event that takes place in Barcelona, Spain.

The first Barcelona running marathon took place in 1978, so this year´s marathon will be the 40th edition. Till 2005 it was known as “Catalan marathon”. The route passes across the central city streets. The start and the finish are on España Square (Plaza España). Every year the marathon gains more and more popularity. On the start of the first marathon in 1978 there were 185 people and in 2011 on start there were 15 134 persons, from which 12 531 could finish the distance.

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Скидки в Барселоне

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Начало января в Барселоне это не только праздники , развлечения, архитектура и музеи, но и конечно же скидки! В этой статье мы расскажем Вам, в чем заключаются плюсы шоппинг тура в Барселоне, а также укажем  лучшие торговые центры города и шоппинг зоны.

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Ski resorts close to Barcelona

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Did you think that combining a trip to Barcelona and a skiing trip is not possible? Well, is not like that. Not everybody knows that just in a 2 hours ride from Barcelona you can get to a few skiing resorts.

If you are willing to make the best out of your winter trip then you can dedicate a day to ski at the Pyrenees Mountains and make your vacation even more diversified.
Next to Barcelona there are 4 most popular skiing tracks that are visited by thousands of people each season: Masella, La Molina, Port del Comte and Grand Valira (Andorra).

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Consejos para alquilar un apartamento en Barcelona.

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Alquilar un apartamento por meses o años en Barcelona se ha convertido en un proceso farragoso. Es difícil, lleva tiempo y en algún momento puede llegar a ser un poco estresante.

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Some tips to rent an apartment in Barcelona

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To rent an apartment for mid or long term in Barcelona is not a simple thing, it is difficult, it takes time and can be at some point a bit stressful.

Below we will give you some clues that wish will help you in this tough process:

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Half Marathon in Barcelona

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The half marathon in Barcelona, also known as Mitja Marato de Barcelona, is carried out every year in February — March. Next half marathon in Barcelona will take place on 11th of February, 2018.

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Mobile World Congress, Barcelona

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The Mobile World Congress in Barcelona exhibition is the most anticipated event and world’s largest exhibition of mobile technologies. This congress takes place on two main platforms: the MWC exhibition of technological innovations and a few conferences with participation of important personalities from the area of telecommunications and IT.

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International Jazz Festival in Barcelona

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The Voll-Damm International Jazz Festival in Barcelona is one of the most known jazz festivals in the world and one of the most important musical events in Barcelona and Spain. It takes place annually in October-December. This year’s events are distributed between the 13th of October to 20th of December.

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Black Friday in Barcelona

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For already six years thousands of Barcelona citizens prefer to go for Christmas shopping on the last Friday of November. Why? Because it’s not just a Friday, but “Black Friday”.  It is a day when a lot of online and some offline stores announce sales on all types of products.

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Новый Год в Барселоне

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Что может быть лучше,  чем спраздновать Новый год в кругу семьи или друзей? Только спраздновать его с ними в Барселоне. Столица Каталонии является популярным городом для туристов круглый год.  Этот город предлагает своим посетителям широкий выбор развлечений  на любой вкус,  море, архитектурные шедервы, мягкий климат и непередаваемую атмосферу.

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Casa Vicens, Gaudi´s first project opened for public

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The creative heritage of Antoni Gaudi became the hallmark of Barcelona a long time ago. Sagrada Familia, Palau Guell, Casa Milà and other constructions are very well-known around the world. Starting from 16th of November, Barcelona citizens and visitors have one more point in their list of things to see: Gaudi´s first project as an architect, Casa Vicens.

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Christmas time in Barcelona

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Christmas in Barcelona is one of the most popular time to come and enjoy Barcelona. Preparation begins approximately a month in advance. The most important sign of approaching Christmas is the opening of the central Christmas fair in Barcelona. It passes in the downtown, on the square in front of the cathedral. This fair is called Fair de Santa Lucia.

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The Museum of Design of Barcelona

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Barcelona is known for being a lover of design in all its forms, with famous architectural master pieces such as the Sagrada Familia or the Agbar Tower, hosting fashion events like the Bread&Butter or the M80 show, and with a very active artistic and cultural life. The Museum of Design of Barcelona (Museu del Disseny) is located in the Glories neighborhood, precisely in the Design Hub Building. It’s a building commonly known as “The Stapler”, build in metal and glass and highly environmentally friendly. Continue reading

The Born-La Ribera district – the oldest neighborhood in Barcelona

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El Born is one of the neighborhoods that form, along with the Gothic, Raval and Barceloneta, the historic center (Ciudad Vella) of Barcelona. It consists of two distinct areas, Ribera and El Born, but the latter has taken on such importance in recent years that its name is often used as a synonym for the entire neighborhood. The word Born means enclosure and indicates the place where the tournaments between knights took place.

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Milano Cocktail Bar – a trip through time and space

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The zoo of Barcelona – A great experience for parents and kids!

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Barcelona Zoo opened its doors in 1892 inside the perimeter of the Ciutadella Park, during the Universal Exhibition organized at that time in Barcelona. You will find a very wide variety of animals, such as amphibians (frogs), birds (penguins, flamingos, vultures, ostriches), mammals (dolphins, elephants, gazelles, bears …) and reptiles (crocodiles, iguanas, pythons are found, turtles).

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The Botanical Gardens of Barcelona

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Barcelona’s botanical gardens are located in Montjuic, close to the 1992 Olympic Gams stadium. Jardi Botanic de Barcelona opened in 1999, after the construction of the Olympic sites damaged the Historical Botanical Garden of Montjuic, established in 1930. Both botanical gardens continue to thrive and are commonly referred to as the old and new botanical garden.

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Best skate spots in Barcelona

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Barcelona is known as the world capital of sktaboarding, due to its high number of skate spots. It’s sunny weather, big wide sidewalks (Diagonal Avenue, Passeig de Gracia, beach promenade…) and km of bike lane make Barcelona one of the most skateable cities in the world. If you bring your board to Barcelona, you cannot miss these 5 top skate spots in the city:

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