Month: August 2018


Day Trips from Barcelona

Monserrat Montserrat is a multi-peaked mountain range about 50km north-west of Barcelona. It is most famous for the Benedictine abbey, Santa Maria de Montserrat, which hosts the Virgin of Montserrat sanctuary. It is also a popular destination for hiking and rock climbing. You can get to Monserrat by train by going to Plaça d’Espanya and […]

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Back to school shopping in Barcelona

With little time left before end of summer and the start of a new school year, there are a variety of things to prepare for this change. Textbooks, uniforms, school supplies… there are so many things to figure out it can seem overwhelming. Going back to school is always an exciting time for children, and […]

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Nude beaches in Barcelona

There are many beaches on Barcelona’s coast, but not all of them are nudist beaches. Nudism  is a practice that involves living in harmony with nature, considers clothing as something foreign to the essence of mankind, and views nudity as an inherently normal part of being a human being. This force has been gaining popularity […]

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Post-vacation plans in Barcelona

Vacations are over and everyone is returning to their routines, but there are still many days of sun and heat to enjoy in Barcelona. There are many things to do in the Ciudad Condal in the final days of summer, which often extend into a warm and beautiful beginning of fall. With this, plans for […]

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Street Art of El Poblenou and Sant Martí

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Barcelona y Flamenco

Flamenco is an art-form based on folkloric music traditions of southern Spain; primarily from Andalusia, but also with roots in Extremadura and Murcia. It combines baile (dance) with cante (singing) and toque (musicianship). In 2010, UNESCO included flamenco on its List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Barcelona y Flamenco is the most famous flamenco production in Barcelona. Events are […]

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Haunted and Mysterious Places in Barcelona

By Dan Blystone With more than 2,000 years of history, Barcelona has its fair share of ghosts and mystery. Explore the dark legends of the Catalan capital, if you dare… Torre Salvana *** Torre Salvana is an abandoned castle dating from the 10th century. Situated just outside Colònia Güell, it is famous for paranormal activity and […]

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Gràcia Guide

Index: History | Festival | Attractions | Restaurants | Hotels | Nightlife | Shopping | Coworking Gràcia is made up of the neighborhoods of Vila de Gràcia, Vallcarca i els Penitents, El Coll, La Salut and Camp d’en Grassot i Gràcia Nova. It is bordered by Eixample to the south, Sarrià-Sant Gervasi to the west […]

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