Introducing Our New Taste of Catalan Countryside Daytrip

Winter… A time for hot chocolate and churros, soul-warming soups and stews, full-bodied Spanish reds, and…onions? Yep! You heard right… Winter is here and we are proud to announce our first ever pop-up tour, a trip outside the city to experience an authentic Catalan calçotada! Come join us on our new Taste of Catalan Countryside […]

How to Order Tapas in Barcelona

So you want to eat like a local in Barcelona, but you are daunted by how to order. Sound familiar? You are not alone! Ordering in Spain can be confusing, especially taking into account the regional differences and the fact that tapas as a whole can look very different depending on where you are in […]

Why You Should Do a Market Tour in Barcelona

Colorful fruit stalls, dozens of delectable cured meats, some of the best fish and seafood selections in the world…there is a reason we cherish the markets of Barcelona! Visiting the city and making your plans? You absolutely cannot miss a market tour in Barcelona. Beyond all the offerings of incredible local produce, the markets in […]

Essentials for a Kitchen in Barcelona

Looking to stock the perfect Spanish kitchen? Whether you’re in Barcelona or not, there’s nothing better than a kitchen full of traditional Spanish ingredients! Must-Have Spanish Spices Spanish food is by no means spicy, but there are still some absolute must-have Spanish spices that are used in a variety of traditional Spanish recipes and dishes […]

Best Places for Paella in Barcelona

This blog post was originally posted on November 2, 2016 and was updated on May 4, 2017. It’s not hard to find paella in Barcelona. But the authentic stuff? You’ll have to do a bit of homework! Check out the best places for paella in Barcelona and eat like a local would! Barraca With beautiful […]

Best Breakfast in Barcelona

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and breakfast in Barcelona is no exception! Read on to find the best breakfast in Barcelona to start the day off right! Granja Viader One of the best Spanish breakfasts in Barcelona is most definitely chocolate and churros! Head to Granja Viader for a […]

Barcelona’s Must-Visit Markets

Neighborhood markets are essential to everyday life and culture in Barcelona, and no visit to the city would be complete without discovering them! Whether you’re looking to ogle mountains of fresh produce, or you want to have some of the best tapas the city has to offer, make sure you don’t miss out on these […]

A Complete Budget Guide to Barcelona

Looking to do Barcelona on the cheap? It’s not too hard! Take our tips by reading this complete budget guide to Barcelona! Getting Around There are many ways to get around Barcelona, but what’s beautiful about this city is how walkable it is. Use your legs and see the city by foot–it’s a great way […]

Cool Barcelona Walking Tours

Whether you’re the tour going type or not, we have to admit there are some pretty cool Barcelona walking tours out there… Ok, we might be biased! But we do believe that there’s no better way to get a handle on Barcelona than having a local show you around. Dive so much deeper and discover […]

10 Things to Know Before Traveling to Barcelona

Heading to Barcelona? Arm yourself with information! Whether you’re coming for business or pleasure, read up on ten essential things to know before traveling to Barcelona! 1. Barcelona is the Capital of Catalonia The first thing to know before traveling to Barcelona is that it’s the capital of Catalonia, one of Spain’s 17 different autonomous […]