Month: November 2019


What to Do in Barcelona on Constitution Day 2019

Everyone in Spain celebrates the Day of the Constitution on December 6. It is an official holiday that commemorates the referendum held back in 1978, in which the current Spanish Constitution was massively approved of after experiencing four decades of Franco’s dictatorship. This Constitution from over 40 years ago is still in force today, and […]

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Barcelona’s central libraries

With more than 200 libraries, including about 30 in the city centre, Barcelona has a good network of public institutions that provide access to education and culture. The latter offer several advantages because they are open on Sundays and some close late in the evening (1 am). You can walk around the shelves and reading […]

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5 Tips for an Off-Season City Break in Barcelona

Paseo de Gracia – the posh shopping avenue of Barcelona In a popular tourist city like Barcelona, it can be hard to see the city through the throngs of visitors. One way to get a better feel for a place like Barcelona is to visit in the off-season. You’ll avoid the crowds and weather in […]

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How to Make Moving to Barcelona Less Stressful

Moving to a new place can be a complicated matter, many people find it hard to even think about what needs to happen and in what order exactly. And that is why today’s article by ShBarcelona would like to discuss how to find a new home and how to make the move as easy as […]

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Prettiest Towns in Catalonia

If you feel like you need a break from the city, in just an hour or two from Barcelona you can find yourself in a gorgeous natural setting, whether by the coast or inland. The rich history of region can be seen in numerous small towns, with many being well preserved from the medieval period. […]

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Barcelona’s Realism Tattoo Artists 2019

Getting a tattoo is quite common nowadays. Most of the time it shows a graphic representation of something that is important to you, whether that is a loved one, related to religion, one of life’s milestones or a word or sentence. It makes you unique and is part of your identity. Sometimes though, tattoos are […]

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Best Vermouth Bars in Barcelona’s Barrio Gòtic

One should always make time to have a lovely vermouth with friends or family, and what would be better for this than the weekend? Having an aperitif on weekends is almost a religion for millions of people in Spain. Barcelona, with its Mediterranean climate with mild temperatures and its terraces is the perfect city to […]

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The best bicycle routes to discover Barcelona

Bike ride. Photo: Thingstodoinbarcelona_Wikimedia Commons Report by: Esme Fox Exploring Barcelona by bike is a great way to move around the city and get to know it better. It’s the most sustainable form of transport in the city, and the extensive network of bike lanes and paths allow you to move across the city safely […]

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