Navigating the Natural Wine Scene in Barcelona

Can Cisa wine bar in Barcelona

Looking to make your diet more organic? Why not choose one of Barcelona’s natural wines to wind down with after a hard day’s work at the office?  Catalonia is fast-becoming Spain’s number one producer of natural wine, and is now home to some of the most famous natural wineries in Europe thanks to the growing […]

8 Unmissable Lunch Spots in Barcelona

Quimet i Quimet is one of the most delicious places to try. Especially if you're trying to find where to eat in Poble Sec

Lunch in Barcelona, when done right, can be both very affordable and of tremendous quality. Here in Spain, lunch is the main meal of the day, so many restaurants offer a “menú del día”—a fixed-price lunch deal that usually includes a primero (first course), a segundo (second course) and postre (dessert) and is typically cheaper […]

5 Ways to Enjoy Eating Alone in Barcelona

Tapa of patatas bravas at Bodega La Palma in Barcelona

Catalans are social people, and food is often the central part of special occasions and random family gatherings.  So the thought of eating alone in Barcelona, which is famous for shared plates, can be scary. But if you think about it, eating alone is one of the best ways to focus solely and deeply on […]

Barcelona in March 2020: 5 Can’t-Miss Activities & Events

If you're visiting Barcelona with kids, be sure to seek out the famous giants!

This blog post was originally posted on February 9, 2015 and was updated on February 4, 2020. Spring is just around the corner, and endless events coupled with plenty of sunshine make Barcelona the place to be in March. Our agenda this month is packed with everything from authentic Catalan festivals to classic car rallies […]

Our Top Picks for the Best Hot Chocolate in Barcelona

Swiss hot chocolate at La Nena in Barcelona

Nothing beats winding down during the winter months with a decadently delicious hot chocolate.  When you think of Barcelona, you think of sun, sea and sangria (though whether or not we actually drink it here is a different story!) Yet during the winter months, the city is home to some of the best hot chocolate […]

Food with Memory: A Jewish Culinary Feast at Toldot Barcelona

Sharing a traditional Jewish meal

Monica and Eva tell stories through their food.  Monica grew up in a Syrian-Jewish family in Mexico. Eva was born in Australia into a Jewish family with Irish and Polish background. Together they are the heart and soul of Toldot Barcelona, an institution that promotes Jewish heritage through food.  Through Toldot, Monica and Eva offer […]

What to Do in Barcelona in February 2020

The Llum light festival is reason enough to visit Barcelona in February!

This blog post was originally posted on January 9, 2015, and was updated on January 15, 2020. February usually gets a bad rap: it’s short, cold, and there’s not much going on—unless you’re in Barcelona! After all, there’s always something to do here in the thriving Catalan capital! Even one of the dreariest months of […]

Guide to Visiting Barcelona for Work – The Best Advice for Business Travelers

Group toasting with red wine

Visiting Barcelona for work? We’ve got you covered with top bleisure travel tips, from hotels and transportation to the city’s best cuisine! Barcelona is already world-famous for its incredible architecture, gorgeous coastline, vibrant nightlife and colorful history. But it’s also gaining a new reputation when it comes to bleisure travel, thanks to its infinite opportunities […]

What to do in Barcelona in January 2020

One of the most popular events in Barcelona in January is the Three Kings' Parade! Kids and adults alike love this festive celebration on January 5.

This blog post was originally posted on December 9, 2014, and was updated on December 4, 2019. Christmas has come and gone, but Barcelona isn’t slowing down anytime soon as the new year kicks in. The first week of January is full of Reyes celebrations (more on that in a bit), but that’s not all. […]