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The Ultimate List of Best Websites to Learn Coding

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>It’s been half a year since I gathered my first list of …

Coding 101: Getting Started as an Adult

<b>Technology continues to play a greater role in everyday life, but those who weren’t exposed to computers or programming languages in school are</b> …

12 things everyone should do in Barcelona

With centuries of history to explore over miles of winding streets, sightseeing in Barcelona might seem a little intimidating. But all you have to do is tackle this list of 25 essential experiences to enjoy everything the city has to offer.

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Why El Born Is the Brooklyn of Barcelona

It’s 2:00 p.m. on a Saturday afternoon and locals are spilling out of Bacoa. One would think it’s some hot, new tapas bar. It’s not. It’s a trendy build-your-own burger place, heaving with hip, hungry 20-somethings. They don’t want regular jamón or patatas bravas for lunch, but something cool, new, …

Where to Eat For Two in Barcelona—for Less Than $50

Our picks for top quality—but affordable—dinner options for two.<p>As one of the world's premier destinations for food-lovers, it goes without saying …

8 tasty and cheapo meals in Barcelona (with mouth-watering photos)

What’s for breakfast, lunch and dinner in Barcelona? (Not to mention tapas…) While we’ve gone on and on in other posts about recommended cheap eats, …

Local Hotspots in Barcelona

Being one of the most visited cities in the world, it can be a bit of a challenge to escape the throngs of tourists and find some authentic local culture in Barcelona. But the raging nightlife here isn't just for the year-round influx of travelers. The Catalonians are the ones who led the way in …

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Delicious Breakfast In Barcelona<p>What have we always said is the most important thing? Breakfast. So often when traveling, people want to get a jump …

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Barri Gotic

Barcelona’s Medieval City Center<p>The Barri Gotic (Gothic Quarter) is the heart of the old city of Barcelona. It is bordered in the south by the …

George Orwell's Barcelona

George Orwell? “Of course I’ve heard of him,” said Jose Luis Izuel, and reeled off the titles of some of Orwell’s early, lesser-known works: “Keep the Aspidistra Flying, Coming Up for Air, the one about Burma.” Izuel runs one of the bric-a-brac stalls that are set up every Thursday in front of La …

How to not get robbed in Barcelona

Barcelona is a wonderful place to live, but it’s a den of thieves. It’s topped the poll as worst city in the world for pickpockets, and the sad truth …

Cheap tapas bars in Barcelona

The financial crisis in Spain – the country saw its second national anti-austerity strike this year on 14 November, as prices and unemployment figures continued to rise – has dramatically altered its culture of eating out. This is particularly noticeable in Catalonia, which prides itself on its …

10 of the best tapas bars in Barcelona

Food and drink,Travel,Barcelona holidays,Spain holidays,Food & drink,Short breaks,City breaks,Top 10s,Catalonia holidays<p>Even if bull's tail stew doesn't appeal, spicy sausage or squid probably will – and Spotted by Locals expert <b>Bill Sinclair</b> has tracked down Barcelona's best, but often least known, …

Food and Drink Tours in Barcelona

01 of 07<p>Barcelona Tapas Tour<p>Tapas are not a type of food, nor simple the Spanish for 'small dishes'. They are a way of eating - normally on foot, …

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10 of the best barrio bars in Barcelona

Barcelona resident and Spotted by Locals contributor <b>Bill Sinclair</b> guides you to the bars most tourists will never stumble across, from basement dives to modernista masterpieces<p>You'll need to take a short stroll on the wild side to visit this tiny piece of post-war Marseilles in the Raval. You may …

Shopping like a local: food markets!

Visiting a market is often one of the highlights of our Barcelona walking tours: it is the best way to get in touch with the local lifestyle and the …

Where to get the best Craft Beer in Barcelona

Craft Beer in Barcelona<p>Irish, Belgian, German, lagers, ale, bitter, double malt, wheat…It doesn’t matter what kind it is, beer gets people excited. …

6 Amazing Places to Eat in Barcelona

From breakfast to late-night dinner, here are six insider picks in Barcelona.<p>Albert Adrià, co-creator of the legendary El Bulli, loves breakfast at …

Free Things to Do in Barcelona

From the street performers who line Las Ramblas to works by modernist masters like Picasso, Gaudí, and Miró, the Catalan capital is awash in culture, much of it accessible for free with a little planning.<p>From the street performers who line La Rambla to works by modernist masters like Picasso, …

The Best Secret Garden in Barcelona

Twenty four years ago, Spanish artist and animator Javier Mariscal discovered an abandoned leather factory on Barcelona’s rundown east side. The …

Day Trips from Barcelona

The region of Catalonia, of which <b>Barcelona</b> is the capital, is a rich region with the Pyrenees in the north and the Costa Blanca coast to the …

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Top 5 Tips to Discover Barcelona on a Budget — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in Europe. With a longstanding history, …

Barcelona's top museums and galleries

<i>This highlighted list of museums and galleries is taken from Lonely Planet's city guide to</i> <i>Barcelona</i><i>.</i><p>GALLERIES<p>CaixaForum<p><i>Image of CaixaForum by</i> <i>montuno</i><br>Housed in a former Modernista factory, an outstanding brick caprice by Josep Puig i Cadafalch, this extensive private collection of contemporary art is …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

8 Best Cities in Spain to Visit - And The Attractions You Must Not Miss

Everyone knows Spain for their famous tapas and sangria, but did you know that according to Maps of World, there are at least 50 major Spanish …

Story of cities #13: Barcelona's unloved planner invents science of 'urbanisation'

Constricted by its medieval walls, Barcelona was suffocating – until unknown engineer Ildefons Cerdà came up with a radical expansion plan. Rival architects disparaged him, yet his scientific approach changed how we think about cities<p>In the mid-1850s, Barcelona was on the brink of collapse. An …

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Best & Essential Things To Do In Barcelona. An Insider's Guide.

After living in this sun-drenched city for 5 life-changing years, Ben Holbrook shares his personal recommendations on the very best things to do in …

Top 10 Barcelona walking tours

Gaze at graffiti, try the city’s best food or take a tour led by architects, photographers or even the homeless … Barcelona has a guided walk for everyone<p>A guided walk is the quick and easy way to learn lots about a place but at €10-€20pp the cost can soon rack up, particularly for a family. …