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Magical Christmas Activities in Barcelona

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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Parc del Clot and Its Magnificent Arches

  If you want to feel wistful and romantic on your afternoon stroll in Barcelona, there’s a special park for you. No, it’s not Parc Güell. It’s Parc del Clot in Sant Martí. And it will bring

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Badalona, Not Barcelona

  Oh, never-ending summer. I don’t know what the weather is like in your neck of the woods, but it’s been quite the warm autumn here in Barcelona. With temps around 24ºC / 75ºF and the added

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Avoid the Crowds in Barcelona

It’s not uncommon for people who hate Barcelona to put this on their “Why I Hate Barcelona” list: THE CROWDS. Sometimes, I’m with them.

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Passeig de Gràcia: A Guide to the Most Expensive Avenue in Spain

On this avenue thronging with stylish businessmen and meandering tourists, Passeig de Gràcia exudes a feeling of grandeur and opulence. This influential street boasts a Modernist architectural heritage

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Las Ramblas: Barcelona’s Vibrant Promenade

It’s entertaining and often gritty. And it’s a must-see in Barcelona — Las Ramblas. Before going, I wondered if we’d see Ronaldinho performing tricks of fancy footwork with his

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An Interview with Hidden City Tours

Lisa Grace, a British expat and resident of Barcelona for nine years, is making a mark on the city. Last year, Lisa was fired from her research consulting job while on extended maternity leave. So she

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Inside the Sagrada Família

As a resident of Barcelona who has to get around the city, I try to distance myself at least half a kilometer from Gaudí’s Sagrada Família. If I do find myself there, I’m often walking behind

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Why You Should Visit Cadaques

Described by Salvador Dalí as “the most beautiful village in the world”, Cadaqués has proven to be that charming seaside town with a refreshing feel. This well-preserved town has attracted

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Montserrat: A Must-See Trip Outside Barcelona

 Just 30 minutes outside of Barcelona by car, Montserrat is a tranquil,

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