Month: May 2018


Barcelona World Cup

Like soccer? Then the Mundial del Fútbol de Rusia this summer is definitely coming at the right time for you. Spaniards, and especially Barceloneses, love this deporte rey, or king sport as it’s called in these parts. It’s all about the most followed sport with the best teams in the world. But soccer isn’t just something […]

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Barcelona Pushes For Green Spaces

If you´re walking through the Eixample district, you´ll notice the holm oaks and lush plane trees planted along the road that distinguish Eixample as the neighborhood with the best green corridors in the city. Street trees form an important part of Barcelona’s natural heritage, and have been identified by city planners as a crucial contribution to […]

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Your Summer 2018 Guide to Gay Barcelona

With its variety of gay bars, LGBTQ-themed bookstores, drag shows, festivals and the notoriously queer Eixample (Gayxample) neighborhood, Barcelona has come to be the destination for the LGBTQ population, and summer is the best time to explore it all. Whether you´re looking for events focused on partying, music, culture and art, or social justice, Barcelona´s […]

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Enjoy Music in the Barcelona Festivals!

Festivals in Barcelona From the ‘billions’ of things you can do and enjoy in Barcelona, live music is (always) a great choice. In fact, going to some of the most important festivals in Europe –which in the last decade have settled in Catalonia’s main city-, has become a good reason for many people to stay […]

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Llop Restaurant

Tomàs Tarruella’s Llop (Catalan for wolf) restaurant is situated in a gorgeous space (formerly Carmelitas) in the Raval neighborhood, near La Boqueria market. In June 2011 Tarruella opened the first Barcelona restaurant of En Compañía de Lobos, Gallito. After Gallito came Green Spot, Palmito, Isla Tortuga, Gats and most recently Blue Spot. The cosy space features […]

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Barcelona Precincts

Move over Rick Steves and Anthony Bourdain – rising star of travel journalism Ben Holbrook of Driftwood Journals has authored an exciting new book about his idyllic hometown of Barcelona. His latest book is among the award-winning Precincts series from Hardie Grant Publishing – which offer a curated snapshot of the best and brightest things to […]

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101 Things to Do in Barcelona

Barcelona offers a such a wealth of activities to visitors, it can be a challenge to organize your trip. In this post we’ve compiled the cream of what the city has to offer – covering the best cultural, recreational and gastronomic attractions. 1. Park Güell * * * Originally intended as a housing development project […]

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The Studio by Jamie Luke Health & Fitness

Jamie Szymonik is a fully qualified Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach from the United Kingdom with an International Diploma from the European Institute of Fitness which is accredited by the American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM). Prior to becoming ‘the boss’ at The Studio by Jamie Luke Health & Fitness he was a Finance and Risk […]

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