Give the crowded high streets a wide berth and fill your bags with locally-produced goodies this December. more

Dec 1, 2016 1:57 PM FEATURES

Naïve opens as a creative space offering a clothes shop, art gallery and co-working space in one. more

Aug 1, 2016 12:00 AM LIVING

This plucky pop-up store in the Born is selling trendy hats, t-shirts, sweatshirts and chiller shorts but for a limited time only. more

Apr 27, 2016 12:55 PM LIVING

Barcelona embraces the concept store. more

Mar 29, 2016 4:23 PM LIVING

A luxury, multi-brand store in the Gothic district that's bringing a taste of Italian fashion to the men of Barcelona. more

Feb 29, 2016 5:01 PM LIVING


Photo by Sam Zucker.

Discovering the artisanal process alive and well in the traditional sweet shops of Barcelona. more

Jan 29, 2016 5:32 PM EATING AND DRINKING

Contemporary design store, Vinçon, is to close its doors indefinitely. more

Jun 1, 2015 2:18 PM In the City

You can find pretty much everything you need at Barcelona's street markets. From books to antiques to vintage clothes. more

Aug 26, 2014 12:00 AM Things To Do

There’s a growing trend for goods designed and made in Barcelona, and BORN BCN offers just that. Opened just a month ago, this small concept store offers everything from t-shirts and bags to travel accessories and handmade jewellery. more

Things To Do

The latest addition to the Born’s abundance of cool eateries is Guzzo. This cafe/bar/restaurant/club/art gallery opened its doors just a couple of months ago in Plaça Comercial and is set to be a key meeting point for the city’s music and art lovers. more

May 29, 2014 2:22 PM Things To Do 1 Comments

A whistle stop tour of the best vintage shops in Barcelona. By Hannah Thompson. more


Tuck your Christmas list in your pocket and head to Girona, with its seasonal market, historic centre and range of independent shops. more

Dec 1, 2013 12:00 AM TRAVEL

Vintage shopping on Carrer de Riera Baixa

Photo by Hannah Thomson

The Vintage Shopper: Carrer de Riera Baixa

Looking for some vintage fashion in Barcelona? Blogger Hannah Thomson recommends heading to this city centre street for a fine choice of outlets more

Oct 18, 2013 12:00 AM Guest blogger 1 Comments

Tara Stevens reviews Barcelona's popular fruit and vegetable supermarkets, that are bringing the greengrocers into the 21st century more

Apr 4, 2013 12:00 AM EATING AND DRINKING

Last week, the shops and restaurants lining the streets of the beautiful Passeig de Gràcia stayed open past midnight, offering killer discounts, free-flowing cava and DJs spinning great tunes. more

Nov 28, 2012 12:00 AM BLOGS

Juliana Tamayo explores Barcelona's shops to find out what the city has on offer for the summer season more

Jul 31, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

The Beer Shop—Barcelona's newest international beer emporium

Photo by Andrew Pollen

Just opened in Sant Gervasi is The Beer Shop, an enterprise put together by Jorge Blanes in an attempt to entice locals with foreign brews more

May 24, 2012 10:57 AM EATING AND DRINKING

Have a look at our shots featuring retail therapy in Barcelona more

Apr 27, 2012 12:00 AM LIVING

Gone shopping

Johanna Bailey has some suggestions on where to head for the all-important Christmas presents for your children more

Dec 5, 2011 12:00 PM Family matters

Jamón at Little Iberic

Photo by Tashoma Lemard

Tara Stevens gets the low-down on the best jamón in Spain, and how to cut it more

Nov 30, 2011 12:00 AM EATING AND DRINKING