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Cavalcada dels Tres Tombs de Sant Andreu, Barcelona, Jan 13, 2019. Photo courtesy of the Ajuntament de Barcelona (CC BY-ND 2.0).

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

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Here's five ways to get your 2020 off to the right start. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Artte.

Artte is hosting the best party in town this New Year’s, with gourmet food and music on ‘till the early hours. Forget about those resolutions for the night and let your hair down to bring in the New Year. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Artte.

Wandering the streets of Barcelona one day, I was lured into a small bar by the beautiful waft of jazz emanating from it. It turned out to be one of the best surprises I have ever had. Read more

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Photo by Vidar Nordli Mathisen.

Interest in open-water swimming is on the rise and Catalunya offers some unique opportunities to take the plunge. Read more

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Sailing, surfing and sand ... Catalunya is celebrated for its beautiful beaches, but it offers so much more. Discover five of our favorite places to kayak in the region and where to go to get on the water. Read more

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Platja de Gavà. Photo by Ferran Pestaña (Flickr).

Gavà Mar is a beautiful town with plenty of things to keep you occupied on a weekend away: beautiful beaches, a fascinating promenade, and amazing restaurants who serve up delicious local food. Read more

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February means it’s time for the Oscars in the U.S. and the Goyas in Spain. Here’s where to watch movies in English on Barcelona’s big screen. Read more

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Chinese New Year. Photo by España Global (Flickr).

The Chinese New Year celebration in Barcelona is not only a harmonious blend of Catalan and Chinese traditions, but also a conveniently condensed representation of what might occur in China over 15 days into one single afternoon near Arc de Triomf. Read more

Culture

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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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Like giant macaroni, "galets" are the traditional noodle used in the "escudella" soup. (See #2 for more.)

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

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

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

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