Nit de Sant Joan or Summer Solstice in Barcelona Nit de Sant Joan or Summer Solstice in Barcelona

Catalunya has a lot of traditional festivals and one of the most favorites is Nit de Sant Joan celebrated on Summer Solstice – the shortest night of the year. Let’s have a look at the roots of this feast and find out why exactly is it became so popular locally. Tradition of the Nit de…

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Eat Gothic quarter Barcelona Eat Gothic quarter Barcelona

As you most probably know, Gothic is the oldest part of the city, it attracts many tourists to breathe its history but sometimes its not easy to find where to eat in Gothic quarter. And, as it usually happens, the area is oversaturated with low quality and expensive eateries. Don’t panic! There are spots in Gothic…

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Sant Jordis Day in Barcelona Sant Jordis Day in Barcelona

Everything you want to know about Sant Jordi and Day’s celebrations in one article.   The story First, let’s make it clear, that Catalan people are very proud people. It concerns not only their intention to be a separate state it also conveys to their traditions, customs, cuisine and… actually everything. Catalan people decided that…

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Gothic district guide Gothic district guide

Read my honest and most detailed guide to the Gothic district (El Barri Gòtic in Catalan). It is located in the very centre of Old City, stretching from the famous Las Ramblas to Via Laietana and is probably the most popular landmark of Barcelona, where frantic tourists head to hardly having had a proper breakfast.…

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Saint Valentine in Barcelona Saint Valentine in Barcelona

Got lucky to be in Barcelona for St. Valentine’s day? Do you fancy a romantic dinner with your couple? Go ahead, Barcelona has a plethora of restaurants for all shapes and shades… But why don’t you be original this time??? Let’s do something that only Barcelona setting could offer.   As Barcelona lover and reckless…

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pax 49 bar in born pax 49 bar in born

Nervous tension reaches its climax as you enter the room. The barely suppressed disgust to people disfigure your face, hardly they open the mouth to talk to you… I might be exaggerating your reactions to the beginning of the week, but I’m pretty sure that your psychological state is not in its best state when…

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