How to Spend a Perfect 3 Days in Barcelona

10 days in Barcelona is plenty of time to check out the city's major neighborhoods, including the Gothic Quarter. Don't miss the cathedral!

If you have 3 days in Barcelona, consider yourself lucky. That’s the perfect amount of time to experience most of the city’s main tourist attractions and even get a little bit off the beaten path! The Catalan capital, widely considered one of Europe’s most vibrant cities, is bursting with unique energy and culture. Here’s how […]

Six Easy and Essential Travel Tips for Barcelona

We love La Boqueria Market to experience a true taste of the gastronomy of Barcelona and of course one of the best travel tips for Barcelona is to take a visit here!

This blog post was originally posted on December 2, 2014 and was updated on January 10, 2018. While Barcelona is a well-connected city that is used to receiving international visitors, part of the beauty of traveling here is that things are never quite the same as in your home country. Whether it’s places to see, […]

Our Favorite Food Market Tours in Barcelona

We visit the Abacería market on our Gracia neighborhood tour, one of the best food market tours in Barcelona!

Few places allow a more authentic glimpse into local culture than neighborhood markets. They’re where locals do their grocery shopping and occasionally stop for a tapa or glass of wine. The vendors themselves have usually been in the business for generations, running the same stalls their parents or grandparents founded. Barcelona’s markets are as vibrant, […]

Bolets 101: A Guide to Catalan Fungi

Enjoy some of our favorite mushroom varieties in the city as you dive into the world of the gastronomy of Barcelona!

This blog post was originally posted on October 28, 2014, and was updated on November 19, 2017. If there is one thing that’s true in this world, it’s that Catalans love their mushrooms. Furthermore, these mushrooms play a huge role in the gastronomy of Barcelona and Catalonia. Every year, roughly between the months of September and […]