Where to Find the Best Crema Catalana in Barcelona

Caramelizing the sugar with a blowtorch on the best crema catalana in Barcelona.

Everyone’s heard of crème brûlée—but what if we told you the Catalans were making a version of the famous dessert centuries before the French dreamed up theirs? Crema catalana is a staple on dessert menus throughout Spain. But in its home region of Catalonia, the obsession for this tasty treat runs deep. It’s not just […]

Where to Shop in Barcelona: The Ultimate Guide

El Raval is where to shop in Barcelona if you're looking for something different than the typical brand-name fare.

It’s no secret by now that chic, stylish Barcelona is a shopper’s dream come true. The even better news: the diversity and variety of the Catalan capital makes it easy to find anything and everything you could possibly want. Glitzy luxury brands? Quirky, eccentric boutiques? Handcrafted artisanal goods? You name it, Barcelona’s got it. This […]

What to Do in Barcelona in July 2019

In Barcelona in July, you'll find us at one of the city's many amazing rooftop bars!

This blog post was originally posted on June 11, 2015, and was updated on June 3, 2019. Summer days in Barcelona are glorious, and the nights are even better. Sure, you’ve got the beach, but that’s not the end-all-be-all of summer in Barcelona. Whether you want to explore the streets of the city or beat […]

Barcelona in June 2019: The Ultimate Guide to Summer Fun

This blog post was originally posted on May 4, 2015, and was updated on May 6, 2019. Summer has officially arrived, and in our book, there’s no better place to be than the Catalan capital. Barcelona may as well be synonymous with good times and good vibes. And with plenty of Spanish sun and a […]

What to Do in Barcelona in May 2019

Primavera Sound is the top event taking place in Barcelona in May.

This blog post was originally posted on April 15, 2015 and was updated on April 8, 2019. If you’re still not sure when is the best time of year to visit Barcelona, let us tell you a little bit about why we love May. First of all, the weather is stunning. Then, consider the fact […]

9 Picture-Perfect Places Not to Miss in Barcelona

One of the most stunning and overall best places to take pictures in Barcelona is the Laribal Gardens.

There are some hidden corners of the Ciudad Condal even locals stop to capture. No trip to Barcelona is complete without a visit to modernist architectural heavy-hitters like the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batlló, a trip down the Rambla, with a stop at the famous Boqueria, and sipping a bit of vermut on the Barceloneta […]