Sant Pol de Mar is at about 40 minutes by train from Barcelona, on the coast of Maresme. The place has a bit of everything: narrow winding streets, medieval churches, Modernist mansions, places with good food, pine-covered hills and, above all, ten beaches to its name.
The culinary cultures of Peru, Japan, Brazil and Mexico meet in one single place, in the heart of Poblenou.
A tower, a park, and a restaurant – they all have in common the name of the architect, French-born Jean Nouvel. For contemporary architecture lovers, these are some destinations not to be missed.
Let’s take a stroll in Vila de Gràcia and stop by some of the most original Modernist designs in the area.
“Why do two colours, put one next to the other, sign? Can one really explain this?”
Diving into the sea or climbing the dragon’s tail? Here’s an insight into the wonderful universe of Antoni Gaudí.
I am fortunate to live close enough to some of the architectural wonders of the city. These ones are actually on my street, just a few blocks away, so here is a glimpse into my post-confinement daily walks.
It’s blossom season, and the wild roses, the yellow jasmines, and the Spanish brooms turned all parks into wonderlands, making me feel like walking into one of Claude Monet’s floral scapes.
This is a virtual escape into the playful world of art. If you haven’t been to the Joan Miró Foundation, or have been there and miss it, this is a tour of one of my most beloved places in Barcelona.
It was known as the big house or the Rothschild house, and is defined by a splendid interior patio.
This is an easy one-day route from the picturesque village of Cadaqués to the scenic Cap de Creus, via a 14 km trail.
500 years of history having the human body as protagonist. At Barcelona’s Design Museum.