Barcelona

“Disfrutar” An incredible tasting experience in Barcelona – Spain Travel Article

“Disfrutar” An incredible tasting experience in Barcelona The restaurant “Disfrutar”, meaning “enjoy” in English, opened in December this year at the hands of a group of talented chefs who previously worked at one of the world´s most famous restaurants, El Bulli.  After the success of their restaurant in the beautiful fishing village of Cadaquez, Mateu Casañas, Oriol Castro and Eduard Xatruch developed impressive new menus at “Disfrutar” which are creative and surprising. I don´t know how they come up with these…

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FC Barcelona Stadium Tour – Is it Worth Your Time? – Spain Travel Article

FC Barcelona Stadium Tour – Is it Worth Your Time? Home to the world-famous FC Barcelona, El Camp Nou – or ‘Nou Camp Stadium‘ – is one of the top attractions in Barcelona. Whether it’s watching a game or taking the Camp Nou tour, visiting this huge and historic stadium is an experience any football fan won’t soon forget. If you can get tickets to see a game, great! These aren’t easy (or cheap) to come by, and hearing the…

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Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona – Retirement Travel Article

Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona The fantastic Palau de la Musica. See a show. It’s worth it. Designed in the Catalan modernista style by the architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner, the Palau de la Música was built between 1905 and 1908 for the Orfeó Català, a Barcelona choral society. It’s a fantastic (in the literal sense) place filled with color and whimsy. It also has stunning acoustics. See a concert there, but be sure…

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Todos los Santos in Spain – Spain Travel Article

Todos los Santos in Spain Halloween in SpainOn the 1st of November Spain celebrates Todos los Santos. In the past All Saints Day was also celebrated in England too. This festival coincided with the Celtic festival of the dead (Samhain) and was a notable date in the 8th century.In Spain this celebration has lasted through the centuries. Whereas in the Uk after changes in the religious calendar in the Anglican church, it fell into disuse. Now Halloween celebrations on the…

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By Bus, By Metro Or Your Own Two Feet! – Spain Travel Article

By Bus, By Metro Or Your Own Two Feet! Trying to make your way around a new city can be confusing. Throw in the fact that maps and signs in Barcelona use not just one, but two different languages, and figuring out the public transportation system may seem downright intimidating. However, there’s no reason to freak out just yet—getting around Barcelona is easier than you think. The city boasts an extensive network made up of more than 150 metro stations, dozens of…

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