Category Archives for See + Do in Barcelona

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The Visionary Urban Design of the Eixample District, Barcelona

In 2008, when I first moved to Sant Antoni, a neighborhood in the Eixample district (pronounced ‘eshampla’) of Barcelona, I was overwhelmed by the endless blocks and blocks of buildings. And on

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Things to do in Barcelona at Christmas: Magical Christmas activities

Magical Christmas Activities in Barcelona 2018

Bon Nadal, Bones Festes! Every December I tell myself, “I want the full Christmas experience in Barcelona!” I want to get in the holiday mood, indulge myself in the festivities, feel that special

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Christmas at Sagrada Familia

11 Fun Christmas Activities for Kids in Barcelona 2018

You’re in Barcelona, and you want Christmas. And that warm, toasty feeling of seeing your kids giggle when they get candy from the Catalan Christmas log, the tió de nadal. Or when they squeal when

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7 Places for Breathtaking Panoramic Views of Barcelona

Barcelona’s a city of varying elevations. And there’s nothing like being in a really, really high place — and seeing the lay of the land of a large city below. Then your life starts to take

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Barcelona tourist places are abundant - the problem is choosing which one. Do activities that make you feel like a local!

Magnificent Must-Dos in Barcelona

So you’ve booked your trip to Barcelona, Spain. And now you have approximately 381 Barcelona pins on your Pinterest board called “Barcelona: trip of a lifetime”. Where to start? What’s

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Encants Vells Barcelona

Why You Should Visit Barcelona’s Flea Market, Encants Vells (Fira de Bellcaire)

The Fira de Bellcaire, or more popularly known as Els Encants Vells, is the largest flea market in Barcelona and one of the oldest markets in

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Viblioteca

The Most Unpretentious Wine Bars in Barcelona

Are you a Wine Geek? And you can’t stand Wine Snobs? You know, those people who scoff at you if you don’t constantly speak of body, palate, and even legs? Well, here are snob-free wine bars

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A high-end food tour in Barcelona. More than just tapas!

Food Tours Barcelona: Review of Evolution of Catalan Gastronomy Tour

Barcelona as a food destination consistently draws curious crowds, lured by the Mediterranean traditional fare and avant-garde Catalan cuisine. So if you’re visiting Barcelona,  joining a food tour

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CosmoCaixa Barcelona is one of Europe's best science museums

CosmoCaixa: An Interactive Science Museum in Barcelona

This post contains affiliate links. When you click + buy, you help me buy a churro or 13. Yay! Remember this? Your physics teacher tells you to turn to page 137 of your 7-pound textbook. He rattles on

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Get lost at the Parc del Laberint d’Horta

Picture this. It’s sunset. You’re on your estate on a hill, sipping on cava, standing next to a square pond with a bust of Greek god Dionysus nearby. You’re mingling with black-tie guests

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