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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

Quimet i Quimet<p>Lined from floor to ceiling with wines and spirits from across the globe, this lively bodega is justly famed for its unique and exquisite <i>montaditos</i> modelled from wicked combinations of salmon with truffled honey, tuna dotted with caviar and balsamic syrup, and plates of pungent …

Cervesa! The best beers in BCN

Whether you're looking for artisan credentials, the astmosphere of an authentic Catalan cerveseria (brew house) or simply a decent jar, here are Time …

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 …

How to Explore Barcelona Like a Foodie

Photo by Matt Duckor<p>Ordering conservas at Quimet y Quimet<p>If you love gin and tonics and jamón, then Barcelona is the city for you.<p>Dawn Perry and Matt …

Restaurants

12 Amazing Things To See And Do On A First Trip To Barcelona

Barcelona is possibly one of Europe’s most iconic cities. From the stunning works of Gaudi to the sunset views from Sagrat Cor, there’s a slice of …

European Travel

Where to Eat in Barcelona

As recommended by the staff at Pakta. —Michael Idov

Amazing Bars In Barcelona (PHOTOS)

Is it coincidence or divine intervention that one of the hottest nightlife destinations in the world has the word "bar" at the front of its name? It must have been written in the stars, seeing as this beautiful Spanish beach city seems to have as many watering holes as there are balls of gas …

Barcelona Shopping - What The Men Are Wearing

Barcelona is a city that has many tourists. In fact it has on average 7.3million visitors that come to this city for food, sun and fashion. The …

5 of My Favorite Things in Barcelona, Spain

I’ve been to Barcelona a few times in the last 10 years. And now that I think of it, Barcelona was one of the first major cities I ever visited in …

Barcelona

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> …

Stunning Wide-Angle Shots of the Interior of Sagrada Família Church in Barcelona

The Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família or the Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family, which is more commonly known as the …

A perfect day in Barcelona

The seductive seaside city of Barcelona is a hard-working place with a strong hedonistic streak.<p>The story of two thousand years is etched into its Roman remains, Gothic churches and Modernista mansions (especially the dreamlike landmark buildings of Antoni Gaudí). The assault on the senses …

Free things to do in Barcelona

Free things to do in Barcelona<b>Barcelona is a great city and what about visiting it for free</b>, this post is about free things to do in Barcelona, isn’t …

Irish Music

100 Things to Do in Barcelona

We could make this list 1,000 things to do in Barcelona, but for the moment 100 will do. From Pedralbes Monastery to the Picasso Museum, Gaudi …

Barcelona

Top 5 Tips to Discover Barcelona on a Budget - Vagabondish

Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in Europe. With a longstanding history, amazing architecture, beautiful beaches and magical mountain …

The Best of Barcelona, Spain in a Day: 24-Hour Barcelona Itinerary...

Let’s be honest – these days we all could use a dreamy escape. When it comes to cities that feel like a dream, you can’t get much better than …

5 Essential Things to Do in Barcelona: Top Attractions & Activities

Looking for one of the coolest cities to visit in Spain? Barcelona is the <b>cosmopolitan city</b> you should consider when choosing the best places to visit …

Outstanding tapas on the menu at Barcelona Wine Bar

Barcelona Wine Bar traces its humble origins to where most great tapas restaurants begin. In, um, Connecticut.<p>I don’t mean to be snide. But it’s a …

Top Ten things to do in Barcelona

Stroll around Gaudi's magical Parc Guell<p>1 Visit the Sagrada Família. Gaudi's unfinished basilica is Barcelona's most famous landmark.<p>2 Admire the art …

A Local Insiders Guide on Things to Do in Barcelona, Spain

• Equity Point Hostels have plenty of activities for travelers.<br>• Melon District Residences – for travelers for a few days, or students for a few …

Travel – In love with Barcelona

<b>Published on</b> March 30th, 2013 | <i>by Ann Rickard</i><p>0<p>There’s a lot to fall in love with in Barcelona, but two things come to my mind . Gaudi and tapas.<p>Thats …

Barcelona

Barcelona Pub Guide: the best Bars, Beer Halls, Brewpubs and Beer Gardens

<b>Food:</b> Snacks, meals. Beer €3.80-4.60 for 0.5l draught, Duvel €3.90.<p>A bar specialising in Belgian beer. It has a very modern interior with a …

Barcelona

10 of the best barrio bars in Barcelona

Bar Pastís<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 encounter prostitutes, rent boys, trannies, and absinthe-addled addicts, artists and scribblers en route. (Think Jean Genet and be mindful of your belongings.) <i>Courage</i> …

Barcelona's best tapas bars

There are menus listing tempting tapas just about everywhere you turn in the Catalan capital. The choice can be overwhelming, and nowhere else but …

Dining Rooms

Drink Up: The Oval Bar in Barcelona

Imagine this space: A restaurant entirely covered in 50 wood panels which only took three months to complete. Read on to see the recently remodeled …

Best Hotels in Barcelona

We’ve ranked the top hotels in Barcelona based on an unbiased analysis of awards, expert recommendations and user ratings. Out of 106 luxury hotels, …

How to Shop Like a Local in Barcelona

<i>Don’t waste your time browsing the souvenir stores of Las Ramblas or flitting between the bland chains of Passeig de Gràcia. To guide you through</i> …

Craft beer bars

Craft beer bars are increasingly popular in Barcelona, and with good reason. Here's where to find what your taste buds crave.<p>La Més Petita<p>With eight …

Brewed Free in Catalonia

In Catalonia, booming local microbrews are just another way for people to express their independence.<p>BARCELONA, Spain—<p>In early 2005, when Àlex Padró …