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 are the must-dos in Barcelona? What’s the meaning of life? Relax, relax, I’m here to solve your existential problems. So if you only have a…

The 20 Best Day Trips from Barcelona

While Barcelona is a traveler’s dream, the surrounding area of Catalonia is extraordinary. If you’re visiting the Catalan capital, I highly recommend you explore the underrated regions in this northeastern part of Spain. After a decade of living in Barcelona and traveling to new towns and cities, I’m still amazed by the variety of unique…

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! But where to start? Well, I’ve created a recommended Barcelona itinerary: 3 days in the city that I’ve called home for the past 13 years. Check out the routes and recommended places to eat on the…

Parc de L’Oreneta: Mini Train Rides in Barcelona

My son was obsessed with trains, and it was high time we took him to the Parc de l’Oreneta, a leafy park near Collserola in Sarrià-Sant Gervasi. While the park has lots to offer like hiking areas, playgrounds, ping pong tables, rich vegetation, and more, the steam train is the most popular attraction. The Parc de…

Romantic Spots in Barcelona

Romantic Spots in Barcelona Combine Barcelona’s sunny weather with the sensuality of the city: the elegant modernist buildings in Eixample, unspoiled historic monuments, and bewildering views. Barcelona feels light in spirit, carefree, and romantic. But not only that, it’s mysterious. You can get lost in the lanes of Born and Gothic Quarter neighborhoods – to…

Barcelona Festivals, Events, and Holidays 2021

Barcelona Festivals, Events, and Holidays 2021 Come to Barcelona any day of the year, and you’re guaranteed to find the right event for you. Religious celebrations, concerts, food fairs, or a Mexican food meet-up? They’re always happening! Read this list of major events, festivals, and public holidays in Barcelona to help you plan your trip.…