Barcelona is not only famous for its architecture, the beaches, the nice weather, the food and its nightlife, but also a popular destination for people who love shopping. One of the reasons are the interesting prices for the spanish brands like Zara and Mango, as prices in Barcelona are about 30% cheaper than in other European countries. Especially … [Read more...]
Famed for its history, culture and architecture Barcelona’s cultural roots date back two thousand years and it’s a city which has become a major economic and entertainment center and fashionable tourist destination, with dramatic sandy beaches and wonderful night life. Antonio Miró Miró is one well-known designer notorious for using illegal immigrants and even prisoners to model his designs on the catwalk, although his clothes are actually quite restrained. The Museu de la Música in the Auditori concert hall hosts exhibitions on Catalan musicians and a fascinating collection of instruments, as well as multimedia displays, interactive demonstrations and musical bits and pieces from olden times through to today. Find luxury apartments in Barcelona at reasonable prices by going online where there’s heaps of choice to suit everyone’s budget. Gelateria Caffetteria is a café run by an Italian mother and daughter, legendary for its own creation of delicious dark chocolate ice-cream which regularly sells out, and other flavours including peach, fig and strawberry, a favourite with locals and tourists particularly on mild summer evenings. The City History is a famous museum, and the architecture is purely captivating particularly the Sagrada Familia church designed by Antoni Gaudi.
Flash-Flash Tortillería C/ Granada del Penedès, 25 (Metro Diagonal) near corner Travesseria de Gracia with Tusset Open everyday from 1 pm to 1.30 am Price from 15 euros. Website : Flash Flash Opened in the 70’s by a famous catalan photographer Leopoldo Pomés. Many paintings on the walls with a female photographer and her camera ... … [Read more...]
The new W Hotel opens its doors in Barcelona on October 1st 2009. Ricardo Bofill is the architect of this new beautiful hotel on the right side of the seashore. Ricardo Bofill was born in Barcelona in 1939. Known for his architectural creations including the Shiseido headquarters in Tokyo and the headquarters for Cartier and Christian Dior … [Read more...]