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choosing an apartment in Barcelona

Things you should know while choosing an apartment in Barcelona

Are you moving to Barcelona for the first time in your life? No doubt there are various amazing options but before you know the apartment you were planning to rent, will be in the hands of someone else. Apart from that, you must sensibly select an apartment that will meet your demands in the best possible way. Here we have the list of things you need to consider while looking for an apartment in Barcelona.

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Catalan gastronomy

Discover the best Christmas Catalan gastronomy

Every single region of every single country has its own customs and traditions when it comes to celebrating Christmas. In Catalonia there is a wide range of Christmas traditions, but today we will talk about Catalan gastronomy that we can enjoy in this special time of the year. While the typical meal of the summer always includes a paella in Barcelona, winter meals are a little different.

Any celebration begins, as in almost all places, with appetizers or assorted starters and taking advantage of regional products, typical sausages, ham, prawns, prawns, olives, and so on.

But the Delicious surprise comes with the main dishes. Let’s discover all the delicious food that the Catalan gastronomy provides! Continue reading Discover the best Christmas Catalan gastronomy

christmas at Barcelona

Christmas is coming to Barcelona!

Christmas is one of the most beautiful times of the year. Despite the cold, we take our coats to go for a walk through the streets and enjoy the incomparable Christmas atmosphere: lights, Christmas decoration, nativity scenes, Christmas markets, grilled chestnut stalls … there are few things comparable to a walk through Barcelona at Christmas.

Therefore, travelling to Barcelona in winter is an excellent plan to live an unforgettable Christmas. A skiing day from a Barcelona apartment is a great idea for those who love snow, but visiting the city is a must. In addition to the hundreds of corners, monuments and places of interest to visit in the Catalan capital, Christmas in Barcelona creates a unique environment giving each street a special magic.

That is why in the following paragraphs we present some of the best places to visit in Barcelona at Christmas. Don’t miss any of them! Continue reading Christmas is coming to Barcelona!

Eixample neighbourhood

Eixample: the cosmopolitan Barcelona

Just as there are cities that are known all over the world, there are also neighbourhoods that have great fame. Eixample neighbourhood in Barcelona is a perfect example of that kind of areas.

Its geometric distribution and the wide and sunny streets are totally opposite to the dark and twisted streets of the Old-Town area. So, walking through this charming neighbourhood is a great activity to do while spending winter in Barcelona.

Additionally, Eixample was the zone were wealthy elite of the society of Barcelona lived. This way, they hired the most modern architects of the moment to design their houses. That is why we find in Eixample some of the most beautiful modernistic works of Barcelona. Continue reading Eixample: the cosmopolitan Barcelona

visiting Barcelona

Visiting Barcelona on December: what will you find?

December is a great time to travel. In spite of the cold, we have to keep warm and go out into the streets to visit new cities and discover new environments and cultures. Visiting Barcelona in December is always an excellent option. Here the winter is not as cold as in the rest of Europe. In addition, Barcelona is even more beautiful than normal when Christmas comes.

So, do not hesitate to travel to the Catalan capital to discover all its Christmas traditions: from the Christmas decoration in Barcelona to the most delicious gastronomy you can imagine. Barcelona is waiting for you! Continue reading Visiting Barcelona on December: what will you find?

Barcelona with your dog

Best places of Barcelona to go with your dog

Is there something better than travelling with our pets? Visiting new places with our little buddies is a great experience that is not only satisfactory to us, but also to them. This way, today we suggest visiting Barcelona with your dog.

Barcelona is a wonderful city to visit with pets because it has a lot of green places where we can enjoy the beauty of the city and our dogs can happily play and run all over.

Do you want to discover the best parks of Barcelona? In the next paragraphs, we present some places to enjoy the unique charm of Barcelona with your dog. Continue reading Best places of Barcelona to go with your dog

Barcelona city

How to move around Barcelona city from your apartment

Barcelona city is one of the most famous touristic destinations not only in Spain, but also in Europe and the whole globe. Every year, millions of tourists enjoy the charm of the Catalan capital, taste its delicious gastronomy and discover the unique Mediterranean way of life of its inhabitants.

Barcelona is not the biggest city of Europe, but it is one of the biggest of Spain. That is why we should know how to properly move through the different areas of the city in order to make the most of our time in this amazing city. For example, if we take a stroll around Sagrada Familia and then we want to visit Tibidabo’s theme park, there is a long way from one point to another we can’t do walking. We need a ride.

So, if you are going to visit Barcelona city in the next days, weeks or months here we have a present to you! Learn with us how to move around Barcelona city from your apartment! Continue reading How to move around Barcelona city from your apartment

Black Friday in Barcelona

Black Friday in Barcelona: everything you should know

Black Friday is a new tradition with more and more followers outside the United States, where it was born.

Thus, the third Friday of every November all the stores around the world offer irresistible discounts in their products. These offers that can even be enjoyed during the whole week of Black Friday.

The Mediterranean capital, for sure, won’t miss this important shopping day. Where can we enjoy Black Friday in Barcelona? Continue reading Black Friday in Barcelona: everything you should know

stroll around Las Ramblas

Best places to stroll around Las Ramblas

Las Ramblas is one of those destinations we can’t miss while we visit the Mediterranean capital. Every plan we design from our apartment for rent in Barcelona includes a walk through this central street of the city.

But Las Ramblas is not just an attractive destination. Its kilometer and two hundred meters in length hides a lot of details and what is equally interesting, its surroundings. There, we find several of the most monumental spaces of the city. What can we see around the Ramblas? Continue reading Best places to stroll around Las Ramblas

Halloween in Barcelona

How to live an unforgettable Halloween in Barcelona

Scary times are coming! Can you imagine a better Halloween party than living Halloween in Barcelona? American tradition of Halloween is also present in Barcelona and that is why we find many people with all kind of costumes and special make-up in the streets during this amazing night.

The night of Halloween there is plenty of music and party in Barcelona. But this is not the only way of celebrating Halloween in Barcelona: escape rooms, traditional celebrations and meals, theme parks and much more.

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