Barcelona Coworking Spaces

Amid the economic crisis in Spain, freelancers and entrepreneurs are breaking out to work on their own projects. In Barcelona a number of co-working spaces have emerged to cater to the new breed of creative and self-directed workers.

101 Things to Do in Barcelona

Barcelona offers a such a wealth of activities to visitors, it can be a challenge to organize your trip. In this post we’ve compiled the cream of what the city has to offer – covering the best cultural, recreational and gastronomic attractions.

Masonic Barcelona

Many important figures in the history of Barcelona are known to have been Freemasons. These include Ildefons Cerdà, who designed the 19th-century extension of Barcelona called the Eixample and Lluís Companys who was President of Catalonia during the Civil War. During the years of Franco, Freemasons were persecuted and the dictator ordered that masonic symbols on buildings be destroyed. … Read more

Secret Gardens of Barcelona

Barcelona has relatively few major parks, with Parc de la Ciutadella and the sprawling Parc de Collserola coming first to mind. However, the city is also home to a collection of charming gardens, sometimes hidden away in places you would not expect. Jardins de Joan Maragall These beautiful gardens on Montjuïc originate from the 1929 … Read more

7 Most Historic Bars in Barcelona

Bar Marsella (1820) The mythical Bar Marsella (above) has been in business for almost 100 years. Since 1820, it has been serving a colorful crowd of artists, bohemians, rogues and villians. Hemingway was known visit for an absenta (absinthe) and the ‘green fairy’ spirit is still served at the bar to this day. Drinks are … Read more

Abandoned Places In and Around Barcelona

Torre Salvana

Torre Salvana Torre Salvana is an abandoned castle located near the entrance to Colònia Güell, about 23km south-west of Barcelona. Architecturally, it is Romanesque with Gothic modifications. It was named a Cultural Heritage Site in 1988. The first historical reference dates back to 992 when Counts Ramón and Ermengol sold the property to Ènnec Bofill. At that … Read more

Bodega 1900

Bodega 1900

Photos: moitorne.com  Albert Adrià’s Bodega 1900 recalls the cherished local tradition of Sunday vermouth. Opened in 2013, Bodega 1900 is directed by Ferran Soler in the kitchen and by Leo Vinitzki in the dining room. Situated across the street from Tickets Bar, Bodega 1900 is one of six projects that Albert Adrià has in Barcelona’s Poble Sec … Read more

Best Barcelona Apps 2018

Supercharge your Barcelona experience with these powerful mobile apps. These apps either have a strong presence in Barcelona, are based here or both. With everything from dating to apartment shopping to taxi apps we’ve got it covered. Transport Apps: Taxis, Metro, Ride Sharing and Delivery TMB App This app is a useful reference for getting … Read more