500 years of history having the human body as protagonist. At Barcelona’s Design Museum.
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There are many reasons to go to Montserrat, this mountain is unique – almost strange in its uniqueness.
Afternoon Tea at Sant Lluc
I don’t think there any other place in Barcelona where you can have your tea while admiring Joan Mirós or Subirachs drawings on the walls, plus a poster by Alexandre de Riquer, a model of one of Sagrada Familia’s windows…
Eixample or the Expansion of Modern Barcelona
Eixample district is probably the most iconic in Barcelona and also the most diverse in terms of shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Its grid-like layout is the symbol of the modern Barcelona we know today.
Books and the City
Sala Ciutat, translating into the City Room, is the place for books about Barcelona. History, architecture, vintage and contemporary photography, city illustration, customs, secrets, symbols, districts – briefly any topic on Barcelona can be found, here. When browsing through the books it’s easy to find out original stories on Barcelona, especially as most books focusContinue reading “Books and the City”
Taste & Architecture. A Route in Style
Walk the centre of the city and have a Modernist breakfast, eclectic brunch and gourmet Catalan lunch at the market.
Tortilla de Patatas | Parlament, Cuina de Barri
Tortilla is the diminutive form of torta, cake. This dish is called tortilla de patatas or tortilla española to distinguish it from the plain omelette or tortilla francesa. Tortilla de patatas or Spanish omelette, in English, is widely eaten in Spain and in many of the Spanish-speaking countries. While there are numerous variations, the traditional, classicContinue reading “Tortilla de Patatas | Parlament, Cuina de Barri”
Stories on Tapas
A tapa (plural tapas) is just one of the ways you can get your food here, around the Iberian peninsula. Usually, the way that food is served, as well as the kind of dish used, determine its name, so you might have plato (dish), racion (portion), tapa (snack), pintxo (food on a stick) or montadito (food on bread).Continue reading “Stories on Tapas”
Tantarantana, a Street in El Born
Tan-ta-ran-ta-na. Carrer d’en Tarantana. A nice and quiet street, off the tourist mainstream, still very close to many well known attractions. Halfway between the Picasso Museum and Arc de Triomf, and heading almost directly to the Cultural Center of el Born, the small street of Tantarantana gathers local taste, as well as local design and cityContinue reading “Tantarantana, a Street in El Born”
Brunch on Passeig de San Joan
The lazy brunch might be one of the most appreciated things to do on weekend, or cap de setmana in Catalan. So, if planning to enjoy authentically local vibes, then Passeig de Sant Joan might be one of the best spots for a brunch in Barcelona. 2 or 3 Things to Start With While having theContinue reading “Brunch on Passeig de San Joan”