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Gracia the great: A guide to the Barcelona barrio

Gracia the great: A guide to the Barcelona barrio

Ditch the tourist map, forget the sand (for a minute) and head to a place in Barcelona that really captures the Catalan way of life. Beyond its famed beaches, tucked inside the heart of this buzzing city lies the halcyon barrio Gracia. Entering this quaint neighbourhood provides a snippet of...
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Where to find the best tapas (and more!) in Barcelona

Where to find the best tapas (and more!) in Barcelona

Barcelona is hot in more ways than one. The city may be filled with flamboyant colours of all sorts but there is only one that is burning bright — the devilishly delicious colour red. Think sangria, chorizo, fresh tomato bread, grilled peppers, and everything in between. Barcelona is a food...
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Travel Advice: 5 Things I Wish I’d Known About Barcelona Before I Moved There

Travel Advice: 5 Things I Wish I’d Known About Barcelona Before I Moved There

When you visit a city as a tourist, it’s not often that you encounter the daily habits of the locals. You’re in your own little blissful world of vacation, unaware of those little quirks that make living in the city what it really is. Before I moved to Barcelona, the...
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My Neighbourhood: Barcelona’s Gràcia

My Neighbourhood: Barcelona’s Gràcia

I’ve been to Barcelona a total of five times in my life, so it’s safe to say that I’m a complete BCN addict. As an avid traveller hungry to see all corners of the globe, it’s not often that I go back to the same place twice. However, when it...
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6 dishes you must eat in Madrid

6 dishes you must eat in Madrid

The rich history of Spanish cuisine dates back thousands of years. With each region of the country having its own ‘claim to fame,’ Madrid offers visitors a taste of the best dishes Spain has to offer, all in one chaotic, quintessentially Spanish foodie playground. Madrid’s food scene is in constant...
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Meet: Damiá, our local expert in Mallorca

Meet: Damiá, our local expert in Mallorca

Learn more about our guides around the globe — everything from what makes the perfect day in their city, to how they landed in tourism, to why they love working with Urban Adventures. On being a Mallorcan… I consider myself a Mallorcan even though I was actually born in Barcelona....
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The complete guide to: Valencia travel

The complete guide to: Valencia travel

So you’re off to Valencia — good choice! Navigating any new city can be difficult, so let us make it easier for you. We’ve created a guide to the city — everything you need to know about getting there, getting around the city, the best things to do, what to...
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24 hours in: Valencia

24 hours in: Valencia

Valencia might not be the first city that springs to mind when you think of Spain, but we’ve got just as much street cred as Madrid or Barcelona. We’ve got the narrowest house, the largest oceanarium, a monstrous church bell, the largest toy soldier collection… should we go on? If...
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Catalonia’s “techno emotional” cuisine scene

Catalonia’s “techno emotional” cuisine scene

If you’re a foodie, you’ve probably heard of molecular gastronomy — or “techno emotional cuisine,” as it’s referred to by some culinary masters. The practice examines the physical and chemical changes that come with cooking, incorporating artistry with science, and is a modern take on cuisine that’s far beyond your...
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6 tips for better Instagram travel pics

6 tips for better Instagram travel pics

Want to be a better travel Instagrammer? There are dozens of great tips out there, and there’s more to Instagram than just slapping on a filter and calling it a day. But of the many pieces advice out there, here are six of our tried and true tips for better Instagram...
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