Tips for making the summer city heat more bearable. more

Aug 2, 2016 9:53 AM IN THE CITY

Get your fix of fun on the water in and around Barcelona. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM THINGS TO DO

Don’t just sweat it out at the beach this summer—cool off in one of the city’s outdoor pools. more

Jun 1, 2016 11:08 AM THINGS TO DO 1 Comments

This international summer camp prepares children for the future through innovative, fun and educational activities. more

May 4, 2016 10:47 PM

Get set for summer with this roundup of the best music festivals in Barcelona and beyond. more

Apr 28, 2016 3:58 PM IN THE CITY


Photo by Sonia Lucas

The Festes de Gràcia once again brings colour, joy and revelry to the streets this month. Tori Sparks gets behind the scenes at the city’s favourite neighbourhood festival. more

Jul 28, 2015 5:06 PM WHAT'S ON

Popular with locals and tourists alike, explore the beautiful Mediterranean shores of the Costa Brava. more

Jul 28, 2015 4:55 PM THINGS TO DO

As the heat persists this month, find a shady spot on one of these cool café terraces around town. more

Jul 28, 2015 3:51 PM EATING AND DRINKING

Get into some deep water with a whistlestop tour of some cool Catalan cascades. more

Jul 27, 2015 3:00 PM THINGS TO DO

Our pick of five things to do in the city this August. more

Jul 24, 2015 4:45 PM THINGS TO DO


Photo by Kirsty Moore

Comfort, personal freedom or being one with nature—nudism has many roots and reasons, although the law says that there’s a time and a place. more

Jul 24, 2015 4:19 PM IN THE CITY

The Costa Daurada stretches south from Sitges to beyond Tarragona, and is named after its golden sandy beaches. There are over 60 beaches along this 92-kilometre coastline, from secluded coves to huge expanses of sand. more

Jun 29, 2015 5:37 PM THINGS TO DO

From taking a dip to dining under the stars or trying your hand at Stand Up Paddle, there's plenty to keep you cool in July. more

Jun 29, 2015 2:26 PM THINGS TO DO

Caballa Canalla is the latest eatery on Barceloneta’s bustling food scene, a spacious, open-plan restaurant that forms part of the neighbourhood market. more

Jun 29, 2015 1:40 PM EATING AND DRINKING

The Maresme coast is known for its long, sandy beaches, all within an easy train journey of the city. more

Jun 2, 2015 3:59 PM THINGS TO DO 1 Comments

Who said camping wasn’t comfortable? Sleep under the stars in style with our guide to Catalunya’s poshest pitches. more

Jun 2, 2015 3:56 PM THINGS TO DO

Hot town, summer in the city! Well… not quite yet, but the words ‘beach’ and ‘roof terrace’ are gradually beginning to creep into conversation, and today I caught a little whiff of that Barcelona summer smell that envelopes the city during the season more

Apr 13, 2014 10:50 PM BLOGS 2 Comments

The polymorphic powers of Harley-Davidson more

Aug 28, 2013 12:49 AM , IN THE CITY


Photo by Victor P. de Óbanos

A voice that could not be silenced celebrates its 90th year. more

Aug 12, 2013 10:31 AM IN THE CITY

How Irish footballer Paddy O'Connell kept FC Barcelona going through the Spanish Civil War. more

Aug 12, 2013 10:18 AM IN THE CITY

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