Unravelling Raval, Barcelona’s most colourful district

Unravelling Raval, Barcelona’s most colourful district

El Raval may be far from your radar when it comes to checking out the well-known hot spots of Barcelona, but skip it and you’ll miss out on experiencing one of Catalonia’s most unique districts. Saying adios to its once sketchy past, El Raval has emerged to become a vivacious...

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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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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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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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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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