The Palau Güell – the rebirth of a Gaudí masterpiece
At the beginning of May 2011, one of Gaudi’s most important masterpieces on the modernist trail re-opened its doors to the public. We look forward to your thoughts and opinions!
Poble Espanyol – a town within a city
Travel through Spain without leaving Poble Espanyol! This "town within a town" is a life-size model of a typical pueblo and is a great place to spend the day. Whether you are looking for the best in modern art, some Flamenco dancing, or some great shopping, Poble Espanyol has it all.
Relax with a visit to The Chi Spa
Nothing will let you feel like you're on holiday more than a massage, manicure or any other relaxing treatment from Barcelona's Chi Spa!
Barcelona Shopping Night 2013 – what’s in store?
The elegant Passeig de Gràcia once again plays home to the biggest promotional event of the festive calendar - Barcelona Shopping Night 2013. With over 100 businesses opening their doors from 8pm till one o'clock in the morning, 28 November this year is a date for your diary. Let the shopping commence!
Encants Market – Barcelona’s biggest flea market
Encants Market, officially known as the Mercat Fira de Bellcaire, is the biggest and oldest flea market in Barcelona. Discover an alternative take on the Barcelona shopping experience in this vintage corner of the city.
MACBA – Barcelona’s Contemporary Art Museum
Barcelona has a range of top-class museums, and the MACBA undoubtedly falls into this category. Situated in the centre of the city, the MACBA plays host to the best in Catalan contemporary art, along with some great exhibitions by artists from further afield. The museum is even worth seeing for its architecture alone.
Bohemian Barcelona – counter-culture in the Catalan capital
The bohemian side of Barcelona continues to be an attraction for visitors to the city. This spirit influenced great artists, including Pablo Picasso, and there are still numerous cafes and restaurants in the city that retain this atmosphere. Our guide will reveal some of the best.
Interview with Juanma García – Passionate Artist of Barcelona
Juanma García Escobar is an illustrator and winner of the prestigious ‘La Rosa de la Vanguardia’ competition for this year. In our interview, we get a little closer and find out more about this passionate artist and illustrator of Barcelona. He also revelas why he thinks this is the perfect city for creative people.
Who was Antoni Gaudí?
When you hear the name Antoni Gaudí, you automatically think of stunning architecture and the city of Barcelona - the two go hand in hand. This man is one of the greatest architects the world has seen and is emblematic of the city. Here's some key information about this famous Catalan.
The Sagrada Família – Gaudí’s last work
The Sagrada Familia is the emblem of Barcelona and arguably Gaudí’s most breathtaking creation. Under construction for more than 120 years, it attracts almost 3 million visitors a year and no trip to the Catalonian capital is complete without seeing it for yourself. Read on for more about what you can expect to see.