Too many people visiting me in Barcelona say that the paella in their respective country is better. This spanish national dish became a tourist trap and quality is mostly very disappointing. As I live in Barcelona, I had the opportunity to try various restaurants and found these 2 places to eat a great paella. You should not … [Read more...]
Sun-drenched and wild, Spain is a passionate land littered with gorgeous beaches, and conjures up sultry images of flamenco dancers, bullfighters, paella and sangria. Move away from the cliché’s into the countryside and you’ll discover it has some of the most stunning scenery with green mountains and rugged mountains, then across to the coast where the ocean is a deep blue and littered with solitary castles and medieval towns. Apartment rental in Barcelona is relatively cheap particularly if you are in a group and each paying their own way. Much more economical than a hotel they offer city centre locations and all the facilities you’d need for a few days holiday. A democratic country for only the past 30 years Spain’s cities have eagerly embraced the freedom to be creative and produced some unique architectural wonders. Find a wealth of cultural sights in Barcelona, Madrid and Bilbao and other cities in Spain, book into an apartment and have all the privacy you want with spacious rooms and comfortable and tasteful interiors. A well thought-out trip to Spain should incorporate the major attractions of the country and the most popular activities each city has to offer if you want to make the most out of your holiday.
Spain is getting prepaired for the visit of the Pope! See how the Sagrada Familia will look in 2026, when completed. Very interesting video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcDmloG3tXU&noredirect=1 On the first day of the trip to Spain on Saturday the 6th of November 2010, the pope will visit Santiago de Compostela, the northern … [Read more...]
The 12th of October is the Spanish National Day., it is a bank holiday. It celebrates the day where Christofer Columbus first arrived to the American continent, expanding the Spanish Empire to unknown limits. 12th of October is called Columbus day in USA. It is also Saint Day for the women called Pilar (in the older generations, people celebrate … [Read more...]
Airport transfers Suntransfers Phone : From UK: 020 81446125 Other countries: +34 93 2103383 Mail : email@example.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 from the airport to your chosen accommodation . … [Read more...]
Gouthier Plaza Sant Viçenc de Sarria. Ph 93 205 99 69. Open from Tuesday to Saturday from 1pm to 5 pm and from 7 pm to 12 pm Web Gouthier Very good fresh oysters in this restaurant located in a very cosy little square in the upper part town of Barcelona, Sarria. They also serve on their terrace on the very nice square San Vicens. You can … [Read more...]
TAPAS DICTIONARY “Albondigas” : small meatballs in tomatoe sauce Berberechos al vapor : delicious steamed clams, it really tastes the sea “Bombas“: smashed potatoes croquets with meat inside served with the famous brava spicy sauce Boquerones en vinagre : anchovies in vinegar “Calcots” : grilled fresh onions with the typical catalan Romesco … [Read more...]