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The vibrant central barri of Sant Antoni plays host to the city’s first major neighborhood festival of the year, with events happening over a nine-day period. We round up on some of the “must-sees” taking place over the biggest weekend of the festiva Read more

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La Nau

La Nau

More and more international artists are choosing to make a stop in Barcelona as part of their European tour. Here's what's on tap for January and February 2019. Read more

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As the Bing Crosby classic song goes, “It’s Christmas time in the city ...” but he probably wasn’t talking about the Catalan capital. Here’s a handful of local traditions that you’ll encounter this time of year (“Nadal”) in Barcelona. Read more

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Lace up your boots, choose a destination and hit the trails! The brisk autumn weather makes for perfect hiking. Bonus points if you manage to catch these trails just as the leaves are changing! Read more

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A Tomb in Montjuïc Cemetery

Photo by Wes-Neuenschwander.

According to the guidebooks and glossy weekend reads, Barcelona’s a shiny, happy and vibrant city and in many ways, it is. But just like most places, it’s also witnessed a significant amount of death, doom and destruction. Read more

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Prepare for the Christmas season with some traditional festive activities. Read more

IN THE CITY

Our guide to New Year's Eve 2017 in Barcelona. Read more

IN THE CITY

Tips for making the summer city heat more bearable. Read more

Health

A quick guide of annual festivals for fans of the silver screen. Read more

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With the arrival of summer, there's no better way to relax than soaking up the evening sun on one of these hotel terraces. Read more

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Here's five ways to get your 2017 off to the right start. Read more

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Barcelona Cathedral

No, not that one. Centuries before Antoni Gaudí even thought about constructing a modern-day temple in Barcelona, a magnificent Gothic cathedral was built in the city centre. Read more

Apr 18, 2013 12:00 AM POSTCARDS FROM BARCELONA

Enjoy a new perspective on the back of a horse. Read more

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Parc Güell

Discover Gaudi's outdoor oasis that provides fabulous views of Barcelona Read more

Oct 24, 2012 11:00 AM POSTCARDS FROM BARCELONA

Eglesia de Santa Maria del Pi

Fiona Bowen visits one of Barcelona's most famous churches to give us her thoughts on this historic building Read more

Aug 27, 2012 11:00 AM POSTCARDS FROM BARCELONA

A Norwegian thriller, a US action movie, and a biopic of a celebrated Spanish matador hit the big screens of Barcelona this week Read more

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Carrer Marlet

Photo by Mónica Navarro

Barcelona's Sinagoga Major

Fiona Bowen tells us all about Barcelona's Sinagoga Major, an historic Jewish site located in the city's old town Read more

Aug 23, 2012 10:07 AM POSTCARDS FROM BARCELONA

There's something for everyone this week with the release of a Seth Macfarlane comedy (Ted), a reworking of a classic American musical (Rock of Ages), and a Pixar animation (Brave) Read more

This week sees the launch of director Ridley Scott's latest offering, 'Prometheus'. A psychological-thriller and a French rom-com are also set to hit the big screen in the coming days Read more

El Boo

Photo by Richard Owens

Tara Stevens invites you to make the trek out to El Boo and you will be rewarded with innovative dishes and excellent local seafood Read more

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