5 Ways to Enjoy Eating Alone in Barcelona

Tapa of patatas bravas at Bodega La Palma in Barcelona

Catalans are social people, and food is often the central part of special occasions and random family gatherings.  So the thought of eating alone in Barcelona, which is famous for shared plates, can be scary. But if you think about it, eating alone is one of the best ways to focus solely and deeply on […]

Guide to Visiting Barcelona for Work – The Best Advice for Business Travelers

Group toasting with red wine

Visiting Barcelona for work? We’ve got you covered with top bleisure travel tips, from hotels and transportation to the city’s best cuisine! Barcelona is already world-famous for its incredible architecture, gorgeous coastline, vibrant nightlife and colorful history. But it’s also gaining a new reputation when it comes to bleisure travel, thanks to its infinite opportunities […]

Everything You Need to Know About Solo Travel in Barcelona

When eating out during solo travel in Barcelona, sitting at the bar can be a more comfortable choice.

Solo travel is one of the most rewarding ways to experience a social city like Barcelona. That means if you’re getting ready to head to the Catalan capital on your own, you’re in for a treat! Solo travel in Barcelona means interacting with local culture and traditions in a deeper way. And that’s not to […]

Sustainable Tourism in Barcelona: What You Need to Know

A group of people watching a baker dip pastries into chocolate.

After reaching a boiling point in recent years, mass tourism in Barcelona came to a screeching halt as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now more than ever, it’s important to take a look at sustainable tourism in Barcelona: what it is, how to practice it, and why it matters. Barcelona welcomed a whopping 20 […]

Where to Find Luggage Storage in Barcelona

There are plenty of great options for luggage storage in Barcelona, including several in the central Gothic Quarter.

Don’t let the weight of extra baggage (literally!) keep you from spending even more time exploring Barcelona! So you’ve arrived in Barcelona early and can’t check into your hotel yet, or you’ve already checked out but plan on exploring the city some more before heading to your next destination. The only problem: what can you […]

Public Transportation in Barcelona: Your Guide to Getting Around

Local buses are a great option for public transportation in Barcelona!

As Spain’s second-largest city and a bustling European metropolis, Barcelona features an extensive public transportation network for getting from point A to point B. For visitors to the city, trying to read a metro map or bus schedule in a foreign language can understandably be quite confusing. Luckily, Barcelona’s public transit system is easier to […]

The Barcelona Cruise Port

Enjoy the city at it's best when arriving into the Barcelona cruise port.

This blog post was originally posted on February 17, 2015, and was updated on February 3, 2018. Docking in Barcelona? The Barcelona cruise port is among the most important in Europe, and it’s no wonder why. This exciting Mediterranean capital is teeming with things to do. Full of sights to see and culture to soak […]

Our Favorite Family Friendly Hotels in Barcelona

The beautiful Majestic Hotel is one of our favorite family friendly hotels in Barcelona!

A family trip to Barcelona is a once in a lifetime experience for many. That’s why it’s essential to have a solid home base when visiting the Catalan capital with your family. It’s essential to find a hotel that is both located in a safe neighborhood as well as equipped for families. If you’re unfamiliar […]

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Barcelona

Read our ultimate travel guide to Barcelona to get the best our of your visit to the city!

This blog post was originally posted on April 21, 2016 and was updated on January 25, 2018. Barcelona is one of the most unique and inspiring cities in the world. There are so many wonderful things to see and do. Delve into our ultimate travel guide to Barcelona so you don’t miss out! It’s no […]

Our Guide to Planning the Best Family Holiday in Barcelona

Number one on our family friendly guide to Barcelona: join us on our Barcelona for Kids Walking Tour!

Your kids will love the colorful Catalan capital just as much as you do! A family holiday in Barcelona will be one of the most rewarding travel experiences for little ones. The city is rich in unique culture, home to a fantastic Mediterranean climate and offers lots to see and do. However, a successful trip, […]

Six Easy and Essential Travel Tips for Barcelona

We love La Boqueria Market to experience a true taste of the gastronomy of Barcelona and of course one of the best travel tips for Barcelona is to take a visit here!

This blog post was originally posted on December 2, 2014 and was updated on January 10, 2018. While Barcelona is a well-connected city that is used to receiving international visitors, part of the beauty of traveling here is that things are never quite the same as in your home country. Whether it’s places to see, […]

Three Ideas for Barcelona Shore Tours

Getting to your food tour from Barcelona's cruise port is easy with our handy guide.

This Barcelona Shore Tours blog post was originally posted on May 3, 2015, and was updated on January 10, 2018. Stopping in Barcelona on your cruise? Lucky you! The Catalan capital is one of the most exciting cities in the Mediterranean, and you won’t even have one foot off the boat before seeing why. From […]

How to Spend the Perfect Winter Holidays in Barcelona

Calçots in Barcelona pair wonderfully with nutty romesco sauce and Catalan red wine from a porró! Try it during your winter holidays in Barcelona this year. Read our full list of other great ways to spend your trip in our post!

This blog post was originally posted on January 13, 2017 and was updated on January 6, 2018. Spending your winter holidays in Barcelona? There’s a lot to do during the mild winter months in the Catalan capital! Read on to get ideas for how to spend the perfect winter holiday in Barcelona. What to Expect on […]

Great Bites near the Barcelona Cruise Port

Taste and enjoy incredible, authentic Catalan food and some of the best tapas in Barcelona near the Barcelona cruise port

This blog post was originally posted on February 24, 2015 and was updated on January 06, 2018. Welcome to the city cruisers! Whether you plan on stopping for a few hours or a few days make sure to try the incredible eats near to the Barcelona cruise port! Now we know you don’t have time to […]

Sant Jordi: A Day of Love and Literature

Sant Jordi: The day of the lovers; boy gets book, girl gets rose.

This blog post was originally posted on April 20, 2015 and was updated on January 03, 2018. Did you know that Catalonia has its very own version of Valentine’s Day? It involves saints, dragons, books, and roses. April is a lovely month in Catalonia! However, that’s not just because the flowers are blooming. It’s spring, […]

8 Beautiful Medieval Villages in Catalonia

This blog post was originally posted on December 29, 2015, and was updated on May 3, 2019. Barcelona is wonderful, but there is so much more to discover outside of the city. In particular the wonderful medieval villages in Catalonia. Catalonia has a rich history, beautiful and varied landscapes and amazing local food and wine. Getting out […]

Bullfighting: Yay or nay?

This blog post was originally posted on August 13, 2014 and was updated on February 1, 2018. Catalonia has a long history of taking stands, and the case of bullfighting is no exception. Years have passed since the region officially banned the sport and with time the bullrings that remain standing have been converted into shopping […]

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