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Craft Beer in Barcelona

ShareSpain has not traditionally been a big beer producing country. Beers such as San Miguel and Estrella Damm tend to be cheap and strong; Spain has always been more of a wine producing country. However the recent global hipster craze … Continue reading

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Tomatina 2014

ShareThis week some 22,000 people and some 140 tonnes of tomatoes came head to head at the Tomatina in Buñol. The Tomatina festival is now famous worldwide, and people travel to this small village 30km from the Mediterranean to take … Continue reading

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Cultural Events in Barcelona this weekend

ShareThis weekend, the last August, also sees the end of many cultural events that have delighted the city this month. The Mas i Mas Festival sadly comes to an end, with a closing concert by the new international folk-soul sensation … Continue reading

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The 5 best parks offering shade in Barcelona

ShareUniversity Central The University Central Garden is a fine emergency shelter when it gets hot in the downtown. This is a green island in the middle of an urban area where the Ciutat Vella and Eixample meet. The garden of … Continue reading

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Autumn Art

ShareThe summer sun is still here in Barcelona but our minds are starting to turn towards autumn and hopefully some respite from the heat! This autumn Barcelona will be hosting some interesting exhibitions and cultural happenings, just in time for … Continue reading

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Running tours of Barcelona

ShareExercise is a great way to relax and a novel new way to see Barcelona has just been launched in the form of running tours. These guided running tours are in many ways like the traditional walking tours, stops are … Continue reading

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Festas de Gràcia 2014

ShareEvery August Gràcia hosts Barcelona’s biggest street party, La Festa Major de Gràcia. This summer the Festa takes take place from the 15th to the 21st of August, and is set to be a bigger party than ever before. Plaça … Continue reading

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Kitesurfing in Castelldefels

ShareCastelldefels, for those who have not visited, is a charming seaside town no more than 20 minutes train ride to the south of Barcelona. Castelldefels boasts an expansive and beautiful sandy beach, and it is here that Barcelona’s first dedicated … Continue reading

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Tapas in Horta

ShareThe Barcelona district of Horta-Guinardó presented its tapas route ‘tasts d’Horta-Guinardó’ to be launched today, the 16th of July 2104. For those who do not know Barcelona, this district in the northeast of the city and is off the beaten … Continue reading

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El Prado Exhibits in Barcelona

ShareThe Table of Madness, by the Flemish painter Hieronymus Bosch, arrived at the CaixaForum in Barcelona on Wednesday. The work is on loan form the Museu Del Prado in Madrid where it has and will form a central part of … Continue reading

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