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24 hours in: Barcelona

24 hours in: Barcelona

The capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, Barcelona is brimming with architecture, culture and wonderful food. Only have 24 hours in Barcelona? Here’s how to make the most of it! Our local Barcelona tour guides have put together a robust itinerary that makes the most of a short visit. Early morning (7am – 9am)...
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5 quirky sites in Barcelona that most tourists never see

5 quirky sites in Barcelona that most tourists never see

Around the world, Barcelona is famous for tourist attractions like the Sagrada Familia, the Ramblas and Barcelona FC’s Camp Nou. But the Catalan capital is also home to a variety of unique attractions that few visitors — and even locals — have ever heard of. From supercomputers hidden in churches...
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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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A wine guide to sipping your way around the Mediterranean

A wine guide to sipping your way around the Mediterranean

When it comes to wine, the Mediterranean has a long and rich history. The area’s warm climate, agricultural techniques and local varietals produce unique white, red and sparkling wines you won’t find elsewhere. So raise a glass and sip your way around the Mediterranean, with this handy guide on what...
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The best summer festivals in Europe

The best summer festivals in Europe

If you’re visiting Europe this summer, go beyond the typical tourist attractions and catch some of the amazing festivals taking place. From theatre and design, to techno music, to celebrations of dragons or wine, these cultural events will show you another side of Europe. Krakow, Poland There are so many...
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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 second narrowest house in Europe, the largest oceanarium in Europe, a monstrous church bell, the largest toy soldier collection… should...
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Easter across Europe: How to celebrate Holy Week like a local

Easter across Europe: How to celebrate Holy Week like a local

There’s more than chocolate treats and egg-hiding bunnies to Easter — and in many Christian European countries, Holy Week and Easter weekend are the biggest celebrations of the year. From pagan traditions celebrating spring, to throwing water on your crush to secure her affections, to holy processions honouring the resurrection,...
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