Christmas’ Traditions in Barcelona

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There is a very nice and strange Catalan tradition of setting up in the Nativity scenes,  a special touch: a little guy, somewhere in the picture, squatting with pants down and depositing a healthy looking turd somewhere in the holy scene. He’s called the “el Cagador”—that’s so  “the Continue Reading...

CAVA, the Spanish Sparkling Wine

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Good Wine shop : carrer de les Tres Senyores (corner with carrer del Torrent de les flors) Gracia area (Metro Joanic) There are many different kinds of cava but the Recadero is a very good one. Price 17 € in a shop. Cava Recadero Brut Nature Gran Reserva , cava from Barcelona area - Alt Continue Reading...

Suntransfers: Cheap Airport Transfers

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Airport transfers Suntransfers Phone : From UK: 020 81446125 Other countries: +34 93 2103383 Mail :  info@suntransfers.com SUNTRANSFERS.com offers airport transfers for many airports in Spain. If you’ve flown to Barcelona before, you already know that it can be a frustrating process getting Continue Reading...

Happy New Year’s Traditions

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New year’s eve is called NOCHE VIEJA . First of all, very important : men and women wear Red underwear ! For many years, Spanish people have had the custom to celebrate New Year’s Eve with grapes ! This event is called "Campanadas". On the last day of the year, the 31st of December , they wait Continue Reading...

50 Happiest Cities of the World

After Rio de Janeiro and Sydney Barcelona appears in the list of the 50 happiest cities of the world on number 3! This is the result of a recent survey conducted by Simon Anholt, an author and policy adviser. It is a survey of perception, not of reality he says and we also think Barcelona must be Continue Reading...

Pavilion Mies van der Rohe

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Pavilion Mies van der Rohe From 10 am to 8 pm  Entrance fee : 4 € Avenida Marques de Comillas Near Montjuic and the Plaza Espanya in front of the cultural centre Caixa Forum Web Mies van der Rohe The famous german pavilion Mies van der Rohe  was designed in 1929 for Barcelona International Continue Reading...

Seafood Restaurant Salamanca

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Sea Food restaurant SALAMANCA carrer Almirall Cervera 34, 27 08003 Barcelona    93 221 50 33 Seafood, paella …  and also country food like spanish cheese and ham, solemillo meat … The ham comes from one of their farm in the Salamanca area, at 800 m of altitude.  Big terrace on the Paseo Maritimo, Continue Reading...

Beach Front Restaurants

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Bestial terrace with view on the beach These best beach front restaurant are located on the Paseo Maritimo, under the huge metalic fish and the Arts hotel. BESTIAL Port Olympic Ph 93 22 40 407 Website Bestial Nice place to eat on the beautiful terrace with view on the beach…garden with palmtrees Continue Reading...