Category Archives for Things to do

A 3 Day Itinerary of places to see in Barcelona

Plan Your Barcelona Itinerary: 3 Days Guide, Written By a Local

Plan Your Barcelona Itinerary: 3 Days Guide, Written By a Local You’ve got your airline tickets. Your Pinterest boards are loaded with “things to do in Barcelona”. Next up: planning!

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Barcelona: 2 Day Itinerary for First-Time Visitors

Curvaceous Gaudí buildings, narrow Roman streets, and infinite views of a gridded city. That’s just scratching the surface, my friends. The truth is this: Barcelona is massive. And it’s overpacked

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100+ Things to do in Barcelona with Kids

100+ THINGS TO DO IN BARCELONA WITH KIDS Wondering what to do in Barcelona with kids? You’re in luck! Kids in Barcelona are welcome almost anywhere, transportation with them is easy, and there’s

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Tibidabo church, Barcelona, Spain

Guide to Mount Tibidabo, Barcelona

Once upon a time, in a faraway land in Barcelona…there was a majestic palace that stood on a mountain. On top of the palace was a man. He stood tall – with his arms wide open. Nearby, you could

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Inside the Sagrada Familia: Tips for Your Visit

Inside the Sagrada Familia: Tips for Your Visit Back in the day, it was easy to walk inside the Sagrada Familia church and buy your ticket. Today – no more. Now you have to snake through lines and

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Barcelona, things to see: La Boqueria of colorful fruits, meants

How to Spend 4 Days in Barcelona

How to Spend 4 days in Barcelona If you can spend as long as 4 days in Barcelona, you can bask in the city’s perpetual sunny weather, Catalan food delights, and balmy seaside. But Barcelona is more

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The Caganer, Another Catalan Christmas Crapper

We’re in a poopy mess here these holidays. Here’s a curious Catalan Christmas tradition that has to do with the act of defecation (other than the caga tió). And that’s the caganer, the

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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

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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The 20 Best Day Trips from Barcelona

So many Barcelona day trips, so little coffee. While Barcelona is a traveler’s dream, the surrounding area of Catalonia is extraordinary. If you’re visiting the Catalan capital, I highly recommend

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