August 2014

August 2014

It’s no secret that Peruvian is the hottest thing to hit the European dining scene since sushi. It’s just taken Barcelona a little while to catch up. more


We talk to Dan Wilde, a tour guide, originally from Sheffield in the UK. more

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If you can’t face another trip to the Sagrada Familia with visiting family, it’s time to take them off the beaten track and explore some of the city’s lesser-known Modernista architecture. more

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It’s August and it’s hot. If there were ever something less obvious to say about Barcelona, I’ve yet to hear it. That’s why this column is about rosé. more


Toc al Mar is the kind of place that makes you feel sorry for everywhere else. Situated in one of the Costa Brava’s prettiest calas, I first went on a foul day at the start of June when nobody in their right minds would be out and about... more


Gemma and Lili met in New York back in 2007 and have recently set up shop in Barcelona. Mother is their new cold pressed juice store, situated on Joaquim Costa in the heart of the Raval. more


Arume is the newest addition to the Raval’s eclectic restaurant scene. Galician friends Carlos and Rubén are part of the team that brought us the Tripadvisor sensation Cera 23, currently voted 10th best restaurant in the city. more


It’s certainly been a triumphant year for the selfie and this new store in Carrer Ample takes the snap-happy hobby one step further. more

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Friends Mark and Ross worked together in one of Dublin’s most famous Japanese restaurants and came to Barcelona five years ago with the intention of opening a restaurant here. more


When the August rays get a little too hot for comfort, check out these places around the city more

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English-born Phil and Irish-born Fiona first met at a work conference in Prague. Ten years of marriage, two children and a dog later, they now call this spacious and charismatic apartment in the Eixample their family home. more

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It’s not often local news events in Barcelona filter out into the international press, but the violent protests that took place in the district of Sants at the end of May during the eviction of the Can Vies squat shook Barcelona to its foundations. more


Part 2 of our guide to the loveliest coves on the Costa Brava. more


Barcelona has long been a sun-drenched magnet for physical activities, and right now the city is experiencing a resurgence of interest in yoga and pilates. more

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The battle to be able to share your apartment with some of the eight million tourists visiting Barcelona this year is on: the authorities are pursuing some hosts with a 2007 law that sanctions fines of between €9,000 and €90,000... more

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