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A Bit of Cataluyna in Manhattan

Text: BJ Adler When our son Danny was an exchange student in Barcelona back in 2007, he introduced us to the festive and fun early spring calçotada feasts that happen throughout Catalunya when the wintered-over calçots (a type of leek-like…
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Nit dels Museus 2015: What to See and Do

One of our favorite nights in Barcelona is coming up! The Night of the Museums will take place on Saturday, May 16th, and it will make you reconsider everything that you have ever thought about visiting museums. We just love this night. Over…
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Falset Wine Festival, a Sacred Weekend for Wine Lovers

Text: Danny Adler After last weekend, the first weekend of May will only mean one thing to me. The Falset Wine Festival has arrived! The wines of the Priorat have had a special place in my heart since I first started drinking wine. I…
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Sant Jordi’s Day: Books, Roses and Smiles All Around

Saint George by Raphael   Sant Jordi's Day (Saint George in Catalan) is much more than a simple feast day in Barcelona. It is the Catalan equivalent to Valentine's Day, and love is in the air! Each year the streets are filled with…
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Best Child-Friendly Places to Eat in Barcelona

If you have kids, we are sure you already know: Barcelona is, by nature, a kids-friendly city. The entire town just looks like a giant amusement park, filled with 'spooky bone houses', ceramic lizard sellers and colorful mosaics. But after a morning of sightseeing, where will you go to feed your little ones?
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Mar I Muntanya: The Essence of the Catalan Cuisine

“The cuisine of a country is its landscape put in a pot.” And if there is one thing that Catalonia is blessed with, that is definitely it's landscapes.
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Traveling To and From Barcelona

We thought it’d be helpful to create a list of the top 6 destinations our clients visit the most when traveling in Europe and some tips on how to travel to or from them in relation to Barcelona.
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Shopping in Barcelona: Find the Local Exclusivity

Enough with H&M, Mango and Zara! You are in one of the most artistic and fashioned cities in the world. Give it a shot to Barcelona’s local designers and find yourself surrounded by unique shops and exclusive products
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The Tipping Etiquette: Where, When and How Much

Trying to figure out who to tip, how much and when is always a challenge when you're in a foreign country. Here is a tipping guide to help you out when in Spain!
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