Architecture

Sneak preview: How the Sagrada Familia Will Look in 2026

Sneak preview: How the Sagrada Familia Will Look in 2026

Work on Antoni Gaudí‘s masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia, started in 1882 and to some it might seem like a very slow building process, but actually the building is moving forward at a rapid pace, especially during the last years. I remember visiting the construction site as a kid in the […]

 

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Hotel Praktik Rambla

Hotel Praktik Rambla

Last spring, we embarked on yet another citytrip to this wonderful city and stayed in hotel Praktik Rambla, right in the centre of the city on Rambla de Catalunya, in one of those typical amazing Barcelona buildings you can find in the area. I loved staying here. The location is perfect, […]

 

Stories

Anna Belle’s perfect day in Barcelona

Anna Belle’s perfect day in Barcelona

Meet Anna-Belle! She’s a travel blogger and currently a resident of New York city as a postgraduate student at NYU. She’s travelled the world and  has a passion for yoga and diving, but I met her when we were still in high school. She was 16, I was 18, and […]

 

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Hotel Praktik Bakery

Hotel Praktik Bakery

Last time we went to Barcelona, we stayed at Hotel Praktik Rambla and loved it. At the moment, Praktik Hotels has no less than 4 locations in Barcelona, of which two have opened in the last year.  When we headed back to Barcelona a couple of weeks ago, we were determined to […]

by × November 17, 2014 × 0 comments

Drink, Eat

Café Cometa

Café Cometa

If you’re a fan of colourful spaces, tasty juices and service with a smile, Café Cometa is the stop for you when you’re in Barcelona. Located in Sant Antoni (currently the hippest Barrio in town), Café Cometa is a place that takes you from breakfast to dinner. Get your morning […]

by × October 30, 2014 × 0 comments

Eat

El Nacional

El Nacional

We just arrived back in Barcelona this morning, but were lucky enough to bump into the opening of “El Nacional“, an ambitious gastronomic space of over 2600 square meters, set in a converted parking lot and featuring multiple restaurants and bars. As it turns out, it’s the newest brainchild of […]

by × October 25, 2014 × 2 comments

Architecture

Sneak preview: How the Sagrada Familia Will Look in 2026

Sneak preview: How the Sagrada Familia Will Look in 2026

Work on Antoni Gaudí‘s masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia, started in 1882 and to some it might seem like a very slow building process, but actually the building is moving forward at a rapid pace, especially during the last years. I remember visiting the construction site as a kid in the […]

by × October 14, 2014 × 0 comments

Shop

La Central del Macba

La Central del Macba

Even when you do not read Spanish books, this shop is a heavenly shop to get lost in during an hour or so. There are different La Central shops around Barcelona, but my favorite is most definitely the one situated in MACBA. Way back when I used to study at […]

by × March 29, 2014 × 0 comments

stories

Anna Belle’s perfect day in Barcelona

Anna Belle’s perfect day in Barcelona

Meet Anna-Belle! She’s a travel blogger and currently a resident of New York city as a postgraduate student at NYU. She’s travelled the world and  has a passion for yoga and diving, but I met her when we were still in high school. She was 16, I was 18, and […]

by × March 29, 2014 × 0 comments

Architecture

Can Framis Museum

Can Framis Museum

If contemporary architecture is what you’re after on your trip to Barcelona, then the place to be is the 22@ District in the Eastern part of Barcelona. This neighborhood used to be called ‘Poble Nou‘ (‘The New Village’) and was an area of heavy industry, at the heart of the textile industry […]

by × March 13, 2014 × 0 comments

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Hotel Praktik Rambla

Hotel Praktik Rambla

Last spring, we embarked on yet another citytrip to this wonderful city and stayed in hotel Praktik Rambla, right in the centre of the city on Rambla de Catalunya, in one of those typical amazing Barcelona buildings you can find in the area. I loved staying here. The location is perfect, […]

by × January 24, 2014 × 2 comments

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M.O.T.E.L

M.O.T.E.L

Motel is without a doubt my favourite second hand shop. In the world that is! The clothing is always carefully selected and well-edited, and I can’t go to Barcelona without visiting this store, no matter how little money I have left on my bank account. I never leave here emptyhanded. I […]

by × June 27, 2013 × 0 comments

Drink, Eat

Boca Chica / Boca Grande

Boca Chica / Boca Grande

We were so happy to discover Boca Chica/ Boca Grande on our trip to Barcelona in november of 2011. This then new bar and restaurant, just off Passeig de Gracia, simply oozed brilliance. It had been open since August and had already managed to become all the rage. To us, it felt like […]

by × June 24, 2013 × 4 comments