Category: Culture

It Rains Plans and More

It Rains Plans and More

We could actually say that in Barcelona it rains down 4 days in April. However, in one of those what seemed to be a sunny morning becomes a grey and overcast sky. Suddenly, instead of 4 drops, we are facing a tremendous downpour. Do not despair. We know you have been planning your trip for …

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2AM to 3AM and other mismatches

2AM to 3AM and other mismatches

Again 2AM will be 3AM. All smartphones, tablets and other Spanish gadgets jump an hour at the time and suddenly, in Micheal J. Fox style, when the clocks are about to reach 2AM of Sunday 27th March they are turned forward 1 hour to Sunday 27th March, 3:00:00 local daylight time instead. Watch out! Any …

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Barcelona, or one of the most photographed cities in the world

Barcelona, or one of the most photographed cities in the world

This autumn, Google Photos ranked Barcelona in the third place among the most photographed cities on the planet, only surpassed by New York and Paris. Google Photos is currently the largest online storage space where 100 million people let their pictures rest. Have you ever wondered why?  If one thinks of Barcelona as a collection …

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World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day

Today, 2nd April is celebrated the World Autism Awareness Day. The aim of this celebration is to educate society to move forward in improving the quality of those affected by this disorder, investing in new projects of medical and social development. In 2008 became operational the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and …

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The Jewels of Catalan Christmas

The Jewels of Catalan Christmas

Christmas is in all the latitudes, a unique and repeatable celebration. Every city with Christian background gets ready for Christmas very differently.  It exist hugely disparate rites, songs and melodies, gifts and ornaments among all the countries. In this regard, Catalonia has its own two unique and repeatable Christmas elements: the Caganer and the Tió …

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Santa Llúcia 2014 Christmas Market

Santa Llúcia 2014 Christmas Market

It is Christmas time! Lights already switched on, the Barcelona Shopping Night just around the corner and now: the Fira de Santa Llúcia (Santa Llúcia Christmas market). From November 28th until December 23rd we are enjoying, for one more year, this charming Christmas Market around the Cathedral of Barcelona. It is made up of more …

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The most unknown work of Gaudí

The most unknown work of Gaudí

Barcelona and Gaudí go hand in hand on the way to meet the great Gaudi’s work. Gaudi is the most recognized Catalan architect, especially for his most famous works: the Casa Mila (better known as La Pedrera), Casa Batllo, Parc Guell and Sagrada Familia. But Gaudi’s work does not end here, you can admire works …

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Sister Act, the divine musical

Sister Act, the divine musical

At the Tivoli Theatre you can enjoy the famous musical Sister Act, every day until the 8th December. This musical is inspired by the role of Whoopi Goldberg, which has had great success with audiences on Broadway, London’s West End, Paris, Hamburg and Milan. Sister Act is about the life of Deloris Van Cartier, a …

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