If you tell Fernanda I wrote this I'm a dead man.
I've been in Barcelona more than 30 years ago, in a rush to proceed to France and Germany. I got an excellent idea of the town, but, for one reason... more
What else to expect at Las Ramblas? Maybe it is too much to mention, but let me have try. First off all I immediately noticed all the street performers the whole way along Las Ramblas. Most of them... more
Poble Espanyol was built for the 1929 International Exhibition as an open air museum that was meant to showcase different Spanish architectural styles and crafts. Today, you pay an admission fee to... more
La Rambla is very risky place. Lots of cheaters, beggars and pickpockets are roaming freely, in crowded place without any body protesting and there is no police watch.
The worst and the most common is... more
If a 20 euro Messi jersey sounds too good to be true, it is! Avoid purchasing the cheap jerseys on Las Ramblas, unless you're buying it for someone who you don't really like, haha. The jerseys are... more
The main square (called Placa de Catalunya on which all these beautiful historical buildings are situated, is the natural centre of the city of Barcelona: a stage for various minor and major events, a... more
Although we liked walking along the promenade at Barceloneta beach the target group of all the cafes there is the tourists. This means high prices, bad service (we were waiting 25 minutes to order in... more
This isn't the only city that wants to claim the famous Christopher Columbus.... If I had known about the observation deck at the top of this monument, I would have had travel pictures of the entire... more
The great majority of people from Barcelona and rest of Catalonia not only are against bullfight but also hate it. In fact the Catalan law of Animal Protection will quite probably be modified next... more