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It can all be a little overwhelming, the city may not be huge but the culture, activities, events, eateries etc. is vast. So we have taken it upon ourselves to amalgamate our local 12 years experience in the city via our blog. Whether you are planning on coming over for the festivals, want to find out vegan eats or general insider information, we will keep you in the loop.

El Monasterio. Everything under one roof

monesterio

12/03/2009

El Monasterio. Everything under one roof

El Monasterio is a bit of everything: a bar, concert venue, (yummy) home-made tapas joint and musical jam hot-spot all rolled into one friendly, quirky venue down by the waterfront. continue reading

pampering

10/03/2009

Because I’m worth it!

I have a hard life as a writer. (Cue violin sonata…) I woke up on Monday morning, put the cat on and the kettle out, and was rudely interrupted while reading the paper by a call from my boss demanding that I go investigate the city’s best Spas.

So I did.

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books

01/03/2009

Reading between the lines. English bookshops

For me, the best thing about holidays, besides the simple joy of being somewhere else with new sights, smells and sounds (and not being shackled to my mobile and laptop) is that they provide me with the only chance I get to read a good book.

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yoga

01/03/2009

Tense? Stressed out? Creaky?

Feel like indulging in a little tactile healing? Help is at hand: Massage therapy is recognized as one of the oldest methods of healing, with references to it cited in medical texts as far back as 4,000 years ago. Some of the recognized benefits of massage include: relaxation, soothing, healing, eased tension, stiffness, and pain, improved breathing, circulation and enhanced well-being. At its best, massage is widely accepted to restore and rejuvenate physical, mental and spiritual health.Barcelona has a great selection of highly-trained, affordable Engish-speaking massage practitioners.

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