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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 …

Barcelona, Then and Now - A Visual History Guide

While geo-localized AR is obviously the coolest part of the app, it’s worth noting that it is still useable on devices that don’t have a camera, as you will be able to search for a specific place.<p>These features will look familiar to anyone who has already tested the app series ‘MyCityBefore‘, of …

A Cozy Combination Deli and Tapas Bar in Barcelona

Barcelona’s Avinguda del Paral·lel was, for the first half of the 20th century, a bustling boulevard of theaters, cabarets, circus shows and risqué …

Long Weekend in Barcelona

Barcelona offers up the perfect ingredients for an extra-long weekend escape: culture, history, a vibrant dining scene, and the beach. Although it …

The 10 Best Hotels in Barcelona

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>The time: Midnight on my first day in Barcelona. The place: The famous 4 Cats cafe, one of Pablo Picasso’s favorite haunts. The company: Pals from Twitter who had turned into real-life friends.<p>Sònia Graupera, a Barcelona-based travel writer, had invited me to speak at the …

The Best Live Music in Barcelona

Barcelona's nightlife scene has something for everyone, but especially for those who love live music. The vibrant culture and even more energetic nightlife provide this city with the perfect atmosphere to kick back and enjoy some mellow tunes or bust some moves to an enthusiastic DJ. From the …

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 …

Barcelona attractions: what to see and do in spring

Parks and gardens<p><b>Parc de la Ciutadella</b><p><b>Barcelona</b>’s most beautiful park holds a boating lake, playgrounds, a waterfall and the city zoo. It’s always thronged with people, but a wonderfully relaxed place nonetheless.<p>Location: Parc de la Ciutadella<br>Admission: free<br>Contact: 00 34 93 413 24 00<p><b>Park …

Five Foods to Avoid in Spain

<i>Today I’m thrilled to share a guest post by the travel blogger Liz Carlson. Drawing on her time living in Spain, she shares with us today her top</i> …

Top 5 Beach Bars in Barcelona

Top 5 Beach Bars in Barcelona.<p>By Bethany Salvon Posted in - Europe & Spain & Travel Blog on <b>April 19th, 2013</b><p>[google1]<p>Summer is one of the best times …

Chocoholic: A Chocolate Walking Tour of Barcelona

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>As difficult as it was during a recent trip to Barcelona to pull my salivating jaws away from the legs of Iberico jamon, boquerones, and practically free flowing olives, I couldn't pass up sampling a bit of what the city offered in …

Where to See Flamenco in Spain

01 of 06<p>At a Festival<p>A flamenco festival is the best place to see flamenco in Spain. While some of the best stars tend to work at the …

Architecture in Barcelona - Hiking and Walking Holidays

Walking in Barcelona<p>Architecture in Barcelona<p><b>One of the great joys of walking through Barcelona is discovering the great architecture that the city’s</b> …

Cool things to do in Barcelona for travel snobs | Boutique Travel Blog

So you’ve climbed the hill to jostle with the crowds at Park Güell and graced the sand on all the city’s beaches and now Las Ramblas is beginning to …

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48 Hours: What to Do in Barcelona - Pink Pangea: The Community of Women who Love to Travel

I’ve had the luxury of spending a lot of time in Barcelona, but not everybody can. Here are my suggestions for a busy but doable 48-hour …

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Top romantic things to do in Barcelona

Romantic Places Barcelona<p>If <b>Barcelona</b> was a man, he be the kind of lover who’d show you around this picturesque city by day. He whisks you away for …

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15 Things To Do For Free In Barcelona

1. Ramble down Las Ramblas<p>Located in the heart of the city and packed with people almost 24/7, Las Ramblas is one of the world’s most famous strips. …

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10 Architectural Wonders to See When Visiting Barcelona

Legendary fairy tale wordsmith, Hans Christian Anderson, once wrote of Barcelona, “We crossed spacious streets, with building resembling palaces, in …

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Creamy Chicken & Spinach Pasta Bake

The last time I featured a pasta recipe, I was contacted by a representative of Barilla pasta to see if I would be interested in receiving a few …

26 Scrumptious Recipes for Spinach Lovers

More by Heather<p>Everyone knows how healthy and good spinach is for you, but sometimes it’s a little difficult finding ways to add it to our weekly …

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