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 […]

Christmas Traditions in Barcelona

Christmas markets in Barcelona can vary from the weird to the wonderful! But, we love them all!

This blog post was originally posted on November 17, 2014 and was updated on November 10, 2017. Though Spain celebrates many of the same holiday traditions as the rest of Europe and the western world, many of theirs are uniquely Spanish, and here in Barcelona, you can also find special customs specific to Catalonia. In […]

A Complete Budget Guide to Barcelona

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

This blog post was originally posted on October 19, 2016, and was updated on November 29, 2016. Looking to do Barcelona on the cheap? It’s not too hard! Take our tips by reading this complete budget guide to Barcelona! Getting Around There are many ways to get around Barcelona, but what’s beautiful about this city […]

Get off the Boat! Spending the Day in Barcelona

Enjoy some breathtaking views in Barcelona with our full post on some of the most spectacular spots around to enjoy this wonderful city!

This blog post was originally posted on March 9, 2015, and was updated on November 29, 2017. If your cruise ship is stopping in the Barcelona cruise port, there is no way you can miss out on this beautiful city! The city is relatively small and easy to manage for a first time visitor. Furthermore, […]

Best Blogs about Barcelona in Spanish

Learn more about the city while reading some of the best blogs about Barcelona!

This blog post was originally posted on February 19, 2015, and was updated on November 26, 2017. There’s tons of information out there, and the internet can be daunting. Do you want an authentic, local perspective on the beautiful city of Barcelona? Forget combing the search results for the best blogs about Barcelona in Spanish! […]

Where to Park in 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 September 6, 2016 and was updated on November 24, 2017. Coming to Barcelona by car? Plan ahead and avoid nightmarish parking situations! Read our guide on how and where to park in Barcelona. Street Parking First things first: if you’re coming over the weekend, know that metered parking […]

Everything You Need to Know about Catalan

Make sure you enjoy a cold vermouth in Barcelona on Sundays! It's our favorite part of the weekend! All great blogs about Barcelona will tell you the same!

This blog post was originally posted on August 20, 2014, and was updated on November 15, 2017. Planning on brushing up on your Spanish before arriving in Barcelona? If you really want to impress the locals, why not learn a few Catalan phrases? So you’re visiting Barcelona and you’re brushing up on your 8th grade […]

Design & Comfort: The Top Boutique Hotels in Barcelona

Looking for one of the best places to stay? Check out the top boutique hotels in Barcelona!

This blog post was originally posted on September 25, 2015, and was updated on October 29, 2017. Looking for boutique hotels in Barcelona? From wonderful rooftops to relaxing spas, here are five of the top boutique hotels in Barcelona! Villa Emilia Charming, quaint and quiet would be three words to describe this adorable boutique hotel, Villa Emilia. You’ll […]

Barcelona Neighborhood Guide

Enjoy the streets of beautiful Barcelona when arriving from the Barcelona cruise port.

This blog post was originally posted on September 30, 2014, and was updated on October 29, 2017. Like every big city, Barcelona has several distinctly unique neighborhoods that stand out amongst each other. Find out all you need to know in our Barcelona neighborhood guide. Getting lost in the Gothic Quarter or roaming the hills […]

Live Like a Local in Barcelona

One of the best kid-friendly activities in Gracia is wandering and enjoying the beautiful streets and squares! This is definitely one of our top tips in our travel guide to Barcelona. Read the full post for more.

This blog post was originally posted on January 20, 2015, and was updated on October 15, 2017. Throughout our years in Barcelona, we’ve come across dozens of thought-provoking words that people use to describe the city we call home. Barcelona is an incredible city, however a confusing one sometimes for its many visitors each year! It’s […]

Halloween in Barcelona

Enjoy the best of Halloween in Barcelona!

This blog post was originally posted on October 6, 2014, and was updated on October 08, 2017. It’s officially October and therefore more than acceptable to start thinking about Halloween plans. Photo Credit: Craig Murphy Text Overlay: Devour Barcelona Food Tours If you’re going to be in Barcelona on Halloween there’ll be plenty to do! […]

Hotels in Barcelona for the Ultimate Foodie

Wondering where to eat in Barcelona? Read our full post and prepare to eat it all!

This blog post was originally posted on October 9, 2015, and was updated on September 25, 2017. Foodie visiting Barcelona? Stay in a hotel that caters to one of your greatest passions—eating! Barcelona is a foodie city. From traditional Catalan cuisine to fantastic ethnic eats, to loads upon loads of great wine, there is a bit […]

10 Emblematic Traditions of Barcelona

We love the emblematic traditions in Barcelona; from giants to fire-runners it's certainly never boring around here!

This blog post was originally posted on March 4, 2016, and was updated on September 21, 2017. Every region in Spain has traditions to call their own, and the traditions of Barcelona and Catalonia can sometimes be surprising! While every place in the world—and especially in Spain—has its own traditions that might sometimes seem a […]

A Complete First-Timers Guide to Barcelona

Park Guell is a must-do in our family friendly guide to Barcelona!

This blog post was originally posted on August 30, 2016, and was updated on September 19, 2017. Coming to Barcelona for the first time? The city can be a hard nut to crack, so make sure you have the tools and the know-how to feel like an expert with our first-timers guide to Barcelona! First […]

How to Get Around Barcelona: A Complete Guide

Find out the best ways to get around Barcelona with our complete guide to city travel!

This blog post was originally posted on September 23, 2016, and was updated on September 11, 2017. Like in any new city, knowing how to get around is an important detail that can greatly influence your visit! From taxis to subways to buses and bikes, read our tips for how to get around Barcelona! Taxi […]

10 Things to Know Before Traveling to Barcelona

Enjoy the best of the city and find out all you need to know before traveling to Barcelona!

This blog post was originally posted on October 7, 2016 and was updated on September 11, 2017. Heading to Barcelona? Arm yourself with information! Whether you’re coming for business or pleasure, read up on ten essential things to know before traveling to Barcelona! 1. Barcelona is the Capital of Catalonia The first thing to know […]

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