Sant Jordi: A Day of Love and Literature

Sant Jordi: The day of the lovers; boy gets book, girl gets rose.

This blog post was originally posted on April 20, 2015 and was updated on January 03, 2018. Did you know that Catalonia has its very own version of Valentine’s Day? It involves saints, dragons, books, and roses. April is a lovely month in Catalonia! However, that’s not just because the flowers are blooming. It’s spring, […]

10 Emblematic Traditions of Barcelona

We love the emblematic traditions in Barcelona; from giants to fire-runners it's certainly never boring around here!

This blog post was originally posted on March 4, 2016, and was updated on September 21, 2017. Every region in Spain has traditions to call their own, and the traditions of Barcelona and Catalonia can sometimes be surprising! While every place in the world—and especially in Spain—has its own traditions that might sometimes seem a […]