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Typical tapas in Barcelona

If you come to Barcelona, you have to know what are “tapas” and you have to taste it. Tapas are small, snack-sized portion of anything, served with a drink. It is said that tapas originated in the South of Spain, but today it is tradition to eat them throughout the country, also in Barcelona. The word […]

Barcelona Design Week 2013

Today starts Barcelona Design Week 2013 (BDW 13), an event that attracts professionals, companies and entities of any sector that use knowledge and creativity as a driver. In its 8th Edition, the Barcelona Design Week aims to find answers to related challenges that must deal with society for decades through the design in various fields: […]

Go to the beach in Barcelona

Going to the beach in Barcelona some years ago was an unattractive activity. But not now. With Olympic Games in 1992, the city was renovated completely. One of the major changes was the improvement of the beaches of the city. It was renovated and currently going to the beach in Barcelona is one of the […]

Sonar Festival 2013

It is June and this month will take place the Sonar Festival 2013 in Barcelona, an international reference that combines the artistic with the experimentation and avant-garde. Sonar Festival was held for the first time in 1994. Sonar Festival is a good meeting point for professionals from (artists, promoters, software / hardware developers, app makers, […]

Tourist Bus Barcelona

Since a few years ago, Barcelona has a Tourist Bus service which allows discover the city on a comfortably way. It is a double-decker bus, a deck and another discovered, that runs through the most emblematic places of the city. During the trip, passengers on the Tourist Bus Barcelona have an audio system in three languages, which […]

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Boqueria Market

In the middle of La Rambla is located the famous La Boqueria market, also called Sant Josep market. Its wide range of products has become La Boqueria in one of the great tourist attractions of Barcelona. The market of La Boqueria (or Sant Josep) was opened in 1836. Currently, it has a surface area exceeding […]

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Barcelona Metro (underground)

Barcelona Metro (underground; subway) is one of the most usually ways to move in the city. Barcelona has a wide underground system that allows you to move wherever you want throughout the city. The metro network proper, operated by TMB, consists of 8 lines, numbered L1 to L5 and L9 to L11, and distinguished on network maps by […]

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Las Ramblas (Barcelona)

La Rambla (also called Las Ramblas) in Barcelona is the most famous street on the city. This street is approximately 1.2 kilometres long. It connects the Plaça de Catalunya with the Columbus Monument and the city’s waterfront. Any time during the day or night several thousands tourists will be meandering along the Ramblas soaking up the atmosphere […]

Short Barcelona History

If you are coming to visit the city, you probably want to know a little about the History of Barcelona. We briefly see the history of Barcelona. Barcelona was founded with the name of Barcino, at the end of the 1st century BC as a Roman colony. Barcino had some thousand inhabitants and was bounded by […]

The biggest cruise over the world will visit Barcelona

El puerto de Barcelona es el cuarto puerto de cruceros con más tráfico de todo el mundo, superado solamente por tres puertos en el Estado de Florida, en Estados Unidos. Este puesto en el ranking y sus más de 2,3 millones de pasajeros anuales han sido los factores claves para que la compañía haya decidido […]