Public Transportation in Barcelona: Your Guide to Getting Around

Local buses are a great option for public transportation in Barcelona!

As Spain’s second-largest city and a bustling European metropolis, Barcelona features an extensive public transportation network for getting from point A to point B. For visitors to the city, trying to read a metro map or bus schedule in a foreign language can understandably be quite confusing. Luckily, Barcelona’s public transit system is easier to […]

Late Night Bites: Restaurants Open Late in Barcelona

L'Ovella Negra is a simple tapas bar that's also one of the best restaurants open late in Barcelona.

Barcelona truly comes alive at night, and the dining scene is no different! Whether you’re arriving into town after dark or experiencing Barcelona’s iconic nightlife, you might get hungry even after Spain’s already-late dinnertime. When that happens, there are plenty of restaurants open late in Barcelona! And the best part is that more often than […]

The Perfect Self-Guided Food Tour in El Raval

Croquetas are a must-eat on your self-guided food tour in El Raval!

Once considered a no-go area in Barcelona, El Raval is now one of the city’s must-visit neighborhoods. The city has overcome its seedy past and transformed itself into one of Barcelona’s most happening neighborhoods. Home to an eclectic blend of locals and international transplants, it prides itself on being one of Barcelona’s most diverse and […]

Introduction to Catalan Wines (And What to Order in Barcelona!)

Excellent Priorat reds are some of our favorite Catalan wines!

When it comes to wine, Barcelona is the place to be! Wine holds a very special place in Spanish and Catalan cultures. It’s the perfect mix of elegant and accessible, so you can be sure you’re enjoying a high quality vino with no trace of pretentiousness. And as home to several of Spain’s 70+ wine regions, Catalonia […]

Insider’s Guide to Visiting the Sagrada Familia

Visiting the Sagrada Familia is a must when in Barcelona!

A trip to Barcelona would be incomplete without visiting its most iconic (though unfinished) masterpiece! The Sagrada Familia is often at the top of any list you’ll find about things to do in Barcelona, and for good reason. From the glittering stained glass windows to the towering columns and arches to the intricate details in […]

Tapas Like a Local: The Best Food Tour in Sant Antoni

One of the best parts of doing a food tour in Sant Antoni? You won't be part of a massive tour group following an umbrella!

Most visitors to Barcelona are eager to take part in the popular tradition of going out for tapas, but might not be sure where to start. And that’s definitely understandable. The menu is full of unfamiliar items, everything is in Spanish or Catalan, and how do you choose from among the hundreds of bars and […]

Where to Propose in Barcelona: Most Romantic Spots

Looking for a quiet, intimate place to propose in Barcelona? Consider the beautiful gardens at Parc del Laberint.

Romantic, beautiful Barcelona is the ideal place to pop the question! There is so much to love about Barcelona. It offers rich Catalan culture, winding streets that look straight out of a fairy tale, some of the best food in Europe and more. And with everything from stunning rooftop views to hidden, intimate romantic corners, […]