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Traveling to Barcelona in September? Make Room for La Mercè Festival

If your travel plans include a visit to the best city in the world (a.k.a. Barcelona) in September, and that'd happen anytime between the 18th and the 24th September, you must be ready to have a blast. La Mercè Festival is the city's largest…
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Paella and Fideuà: what are the differences?

Every traveler interested in Spanish cuisine is familiar with Paella, the rice dish that mixes many different delicious ingredients, from peas and peppers to chorizos and squids. However, we have noticed that many of the visitors, some of those…
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Our 10 favorite Instagram Accounts about Barcelona

Since we joined Instagram, we've been following all sorts of people: guests, partners, food lovers, architects, official accounts, magazines, travelers, explorers... But we do save some soft spot for those who put some extra effort when capturing…
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12 Mistakes Not to Make when Visiting Barcelona

Every traveler knows that the more a person travels, the easier it gets. However, every new city that you visit has its own tricks that may or may not be easy to spot. We often see people visiting Barcelona make basic mistakes time and time…
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2015 Summer sales in Barcelona: July 1st

We're sure you know: Barcelona is one of the best cities in the world for shopping! You can find international brands and local boutiques all concentrated in the city center, or fantastic shopping malls super easy to reach by public transportation. There…
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Sant Joan 2015: a Last-Minute Guide

Tonight is one of the most important nights of the year in Catalonia. It marks the summer solstice and is also the festival of Sant Joan. This holiday is officially tomorrow (June 24th), but tonight is what Catalans call 'la revetlla' – the…
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Summer in Barcelona: the 6 Best Summer Clichês

Summer season officially started yesterday, June 21st and we are super excited to bring up all the summer cliches: ice-cream, Mediterranean salads, cold sangria at the best rooftop terrace in town, cultural programs and, of course, beach…
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Top 4 Ways to Read Barcelona News in English

Looking for some Barcelona local news? Here is a selection of 4 local magazines and newspapers, published in English: 1. The Local     The Local is the largest English-language news network in Europe, with having four…
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All you need to know about Travel Insurance

With so many variables to account for, choosing the right travel insurance is tricky business... here are some tips on how to choose the right one! To begin with, it is important to note that travel insurance goes way beyond medical protection.…
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