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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.

Reading between the lines. English bookshops



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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Sushi: tapas à la Japones

From healthy fast food alternative to respected culinary art form, sushi has spread like wild fire since it first appeared at a street stall in Tokyo in 1824.

The Barcelonese certainly didn’t need much steering when the first sushi bar opened here in the early 1970s. Spaniards traditionally favour bite-sized morsels, convivial eating and the ready availability of that essential ingredient, fresh fish. So what could be better than a cosmopolitan port town? Barcelona and sushi soon saw each other as the perfect catch.
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barcelona links

TMB Public Transport BarcelonaPlan your trip with the city’s public transport. Also with information on the popular Bus Turistic

Cultural agenda of BarcelonaA wide range of links and information on the big and small cultural events in town


Palau RobertCatalunya Tourist office and Catalan information centre


Barcelona Tourist OfficeOnline General tourist information with an abundance of useful information


Barcelona MiniguideNicely designed weekly online guide of Barcelona with concerts, reviews, parties, club listings,exhibitions,etc. /Barcelona – An informative website  that gives bite size information on places to eat, see, things to do and more.


The official Barcelona City websiteExtensive information about almost anything you wish to know about the city


Articket BCNVisit 7 renown Barcelona art institutions (CCCB, MNAC, Fundació Joan Miró, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Picasso Museum, and more) for the reasonable price of 20 euros


Fira BarcelonaBarcelona Trade fair: Information on Trade Shows, Congress Calendars and more


My Favorite ThingsAlternative Walking Tours in Barcelona


Monvínic – A great wine cellar to buy wine – ideal if you want to buy gifts


Spanish TrailsBarcelona day trip company and guide service to the best of Catalonia. Day excursions and getaway side trips to the Pyrenees, Wine Country (Penedés) and Medieval Villages


The Treasures - A personalized walking tour guide given by Carolina and Marianna, tours include gastronomy, interior design, boutiques etc.


AgainstbcnDesign shop stocked with classics; murano glass, lamps, furniture, etc. Near the MACBA and Las Ramblas in Raval


Cruising Barcelona Bikes – bike rental and tour company based in the city run by Mahrou and Dirk . Expect great service, good bikes and a personalized tour



Dos Palillos, Asian Snack bar in Raval

Tagged as an Asian snack bar this place will sure make an impression on the culinary scene in Barcelona. Just opened on May 1, 2008 it is located next to the Camper hotel in Raval. Apart from the fact that the entire staff wears camper shoes, there is no direct connection between the 2 says Albert Rauric (former head chef at El Bulli).

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