The Largest Manga in its History

Next weekend October 29, in the aftermath of Barcelona Oktoberfest, it will take place the XXII Barcelona Manga Fair. In Plaça Univers as well as in the same area known as the exhibition center of Montjuïc -one of the world’s most emblematic urban venues. From our Hotel Continental Barcelona and Continental Palacete it takes barely…

Señorito: The Art of Andalusian Tapas in Barcelona

Step out the district of Raval, all the way left from our two Hotels Continental in Barcelona, we find Sant Antoni neighbourhood. This area is the legacy of the former Sant Antoni Marketplace –which still exists nowadays but renovated into an open air market like the Boqueria even larger and not so crowded. After the reopening…

Barcelona’s Festival “La Mercè” 2016

La Mercè is the local festival of Barcelona. These days you may certainly hear about it. La Mare de Déu de la Mercè (The Virgin of Grace) is the patron saint of the archdiocese of Barcelona, and co-patroness—along with Saint Eulàlia—of the city. Normally religious in nature, La Mercè is more like a compendium of…

Catalonia National Day 2016

Every 11th September since 1980, in Catalonia it is marked the fall of Barcelona into the hands of the Bourbon forces on September 11, 1714. It occurred after a 14-month siege of the city, in the War of the Spanish Succession. In the aftermath, the Catalan institutions were abolished. What do we do during our…

The best football in Barcelona

On Wednesday September 13th is held in Barcelona the first match of the qualifying rounds of the Champions League. FC Barcelona against Celtic Glasgow. The group C is composed by FC Barcelona, Glasgow Celtic, Borussia Mönchengladbach and Manchester City. This exciting game of the Champions League will start at 20.45h at the Stadium of FC…