Category Archives: Practical tips

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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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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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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10 must-do plans to enjoy Barcelona during summer

enjoy summerYou’ll always find something to do in Barcelona, even in mid November, but during summer the possibilities are absolutely countless. Open-air cinema, breathtaking viewpoints, gorgeous parks and so on. A long list of free or very cheap activities for you to enjoy your holiday in Barcelona. To help you choose between them, we hereby recommend you our Staff Pick of the top 10 activities to experience 100% the city of Barcelona in summer!

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Top 10 best Shopping areas in Barcelona

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Are you ready for a shopping spree? Barcelona has a lot to offer! Most Spanish brands are based here, and offer you better prices than back home. You will find better deals and prices in Spanish brands, such as Zara, Massimo Dutti, Mango, Custo, Desigual…

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Best places to learn Spanish in Barcelona

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Barcelona is one of the most beautiful cities in the world; the city attracts a lot of tourists who are curious to know everything about this magnificent city. And, what better way to learn everything about a place than mingling with locals and speaking their language?

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Top 10 activities to enjoy Barcelona with kids!

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If you are planning on coming to Barcelona with the whole family, little ones included, don’t worry, because there are many activities for little kids to have the best time in Barcelona. In this post, we will tell you the top 10 activities to enjoy a holiday with kids in the beautiful city of Barcelona.

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Rent a car in Barcelona.

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Barcelona is a very vibrant city, located on the Mediterranean coast, and one of the major economic centers in Spain. It has a lot of things to do and offers a wide range of options of public transport to visit almost everything you want. But, what happens when you want to go to places where public transport doesn’t get you?

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Barcelona card – Save money & time

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If you are going to visit Barcelona, you are probably planning where to go, what to do and places to visit in Barcelona. Barcelona is a beautiful city, full of life and culture, and it’s got a lot of chances for visitors to enjoy it.

The Barcelona card helps you saving time and money during your visit in Barcelona. You’ll save money because it gives you free transport, a lot of discounts and free admission to many museums and sights, as well as entrance fees, entertainment and gifts. Also, you will save time by avoiding a lot of long lines at popular attractions and museums.

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Top 10 clubbing places in Barcelona

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Barcelona has plenty of nightlife for you to choose. Pretty much every neighbourhood has its hotspots to have some drinks and fun.  Barcelona is quite safe at night as long as you are careful with your belongings.

To put the cherry on top, the underground is open on Friday until 02:00 and Saturday ALL NIGHT LONG, helping you to move around Barcelona nightlife.

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The magic fountain show of Montjuïc

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Barcelona’s biggest fountain, built in 1929 for the International Exhibition, offers at night a spectacular display of music, lights and water acrobatics which generates over 50 kinds of diferent shapes.

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Enjoy Vermouth in Barcelona

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Vermouth (vermut in Spanish) is a liquor; a kind of aromatized or flavored wine (with some roots, herbs, flowers and spices). It was first produced in Italy in the mid-late 18th century to cure some light diseases, but ended up beeing the most common aperitivo, becoming famous in Barcelona and Spain.

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Car parking in Barcelona

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First thing you should know is that in Barcelona it is very difficult to park the car on the street and it is almost impossible to do it without paying.

Park the car on the street it is only allowed to residents. Non residents are allowed only for short periods (1-3 hours). These areas are coloured by blue or green colour, which means that you have to pay. Most of the streets are already coloured so there is no room for free parking.

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Barcelona cruise trip

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In recent years, more and more people have decided to spend their holidays on a cruise that departs, stops or finishes in Barcelona.. One of the appeals of take a cruise is that you only have to unpack once, so you can take it all easier, enjoy your time and relax. There are lots of people who love cruises, for both short and long trips, in couple, family, etc, and that’s why this is becoming a huge industry.

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FC Barcelona – Camp Nou – Tickets

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Futbol Club Barcelona is one of the most important football teams in the world. Its stadium, the Camp Nou, is one of the Spanish stadiums considered “Five star stadiums” by the UEFA. It’s got a current capacity 99.354 spectators, making it the biggest stadium in Europe.

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Barcelona beaches at a glance.

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Barcelona has 9 different beaches to offer, with over 6 km of sand for you to suntan and enjoy a refreshing break during your stay in this beautiful city. It is not only about the area, each Barcelona beach is known for something different and has a different athmosphere. Do you want surfing? nudism? beachvolley? skateparks? Check out our Beaches review to know where to go if you come in summer to Barcelona.

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Barcelona by Seasons

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As one of the top touristic destinations, Barcelona has a lot of things to offer, independently of the season. You will allways have good fun, but not doing the same activities or going to the same places. Each season has its pros and cons. We will give you a little hint on what to do during each season, and you decide when you come and visit us.

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Best markets in Barcelona

mercat-de-santa-caterina-best-markets-top-barcelona-spain Barcelona has been, from ancient times, a trading city. His privileged position in the Mediterranean has helped Barcelona to become a place where all kinds of merchandise can be found and also goods flow through the city (Barcelona’s dock is the third largest in Europe). We will now give you some information on the most important Barcelona markets in town for you to check them out! First of all we will have a look at the food-based markets. Continue reading

A day in Montjuic

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Montjuic stands as Mount of Jewish in Medieval Catalan language, due to the belief that there was a sacred Jewish cemetery in the mountain during that time. It was a reference point in the 18th Century, as the measure from Dunkerque (France) to Montjuic (Barcelona) helped establish the decimal metric system, and at 173 meters tall over the sea, it is the highest mountain in Barcelona.

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