New Year’s Eve in Barcelona 2016/2017

It has been 3 years already since the first official Barcelona New Year Chimes celebration. To the elite of multitudinous enclaves of this yearly celebration like the Times Square in New York, the Brandenburg Gate in Germany, Big Ben in London or the Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro among others, since the Christmas of…

It is “chestnut time” with Castañada in Barcelona

One of the best things about travelling is the opportunity to get to know somewhere new for holidays and experiencing on first-hand how they are celebrated differently. If you are in Barcelona in October, get yourself ready to see your blood sugar sky-rocket as a habit. (Not suitable for diabetics). We celebrate castanyada. This Catalan…

The Oktoberfest Barcelona 2016

¡Prost ihr Säcke! (With love: Cheers, you pricks!) Weather is unpredictable but events must go on in rain or shine. A couple of days ago, amid the pouring rain, the Barcelona Oktoberfest 2016 ground-breaking ceremony was initiated by the tapping of the first Oktoberfest-beer-barrel. As in many other cities around the world, at the cry…