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Tarragona, Spain

by Seun on Monday, September 03, 2012

Tarragona is another of those Spanish cities to which belongs an extensive length of historical on-goings. The city, set on the north-eastern coast of Spain just 90 km south of Barcelona, is the eponymous capital of… more »

Montserrat Monastery in Barcelona, Spain

by Seun on Monday, August 27, 2012

Montserrat is a mountain situated at 50km to the north-east of the city of Barcelona. Just as the Himalayas are to India, and the Pennines to those northern English counties, so too, Montserrat is to Catalonia that… more »

Barcelona City

by Seun on Monday, August 20, 2012

Barcelona is the 11th largest city in Europe, the 2nd in Spain, and of course the 1st and capital city of Catalonia. It is home to the world renowned football team, it is the city in which Antoni Gaudí’s… more »

Barcelona: L’Eixample Quarter

by Seun on Monday, August 13, 2012

In response to the growth caused by the Industrial Revolution, Barcelona, too, half way through the 19th Century saw need for growth. L’Eixample is the second district of Barcelona and its very name, which… more »

Barcelona La Ribera - Visit Barcelona

by Seun on Monday, August 06, 2012

La Ribera is a district of Barcelona found within the Ciutat Vella. Landlocked by La Barceloneta, El Gòtic and Sant Martí, it is a core constituent of Barcelona’s centre but not actually situated on… more »

The Gothic Quarter of Barcelona - Gothic Architecture in Spain

by Seun on Monday, July 30, 2012

The Gothic Quarter of Barcelona is well known as the city’s historic centre. A brief look into almost any touristy guide book to the city will confirm that some of the buildings in this part of the city date back… more »

Barcelona Excursions - Things to See in Barcelona

by Hannah on Monday, July 23, 2012

Despite Barcelona being a fantastic city, with so much to see and do, there are also loads of attractions outside of Catalonia’s capital. Of course there are many day tours you can take around the city; cycle… more »

Parks in Barcelona: The Park Güell and others

by Hannah on Monday, July 16, 2012

For such a vibrant, bustling city, Barcelona has a lot of nature to offer. From the sea and coastline to the neighbouring mountains, the city is surprisingly green. Barcelona boasts many parks, for both locals and… more »

Barcelona Museums & Attractions

by Hannah on Tuesday, July 10, 2012

As one of Europe’s most admired cities, Barcelona has a lot to offer its visitors. Culturally, there is so much to see and do, including the vast number of museums you can visit here. There really is something… more »

Barcelona: Places to Go & Things to Do in Barcelona

by Hannah on Friday, June 29, 2012

Barcelona is the capital city of Catalonia, and enjoys all the culture and excitement of a vibrant city. There is so much to see in do in Spain’s second biggest city, and there is enough there to suit everyone.… more »

Tenerife: Beaches in Canary Islands

by Hannah on Monday, June 25, 2012

As one of the Spanish Canary Islands, Tenerife already boasts a beautiful, year-round climate and a fantastic nightlife. However, if the island’s culture wasn’t enough to attract its visitors, all over… more »

Spanish Fashion: Designers, Models and Spanish Brands

by Hannah on Friday, June 15, 2012

While the most recognized Spanish fashion would be the traditional Flamenco dresses or the matador costume known as the Traje de Luces, there is also a vibrant and modern Spanish fashion industry, with Spanish brands,… more »

Barcelona Beaches - Best Beaches in Barcelona

by Hannah on Friday, June 08, 2012

With its perfect blend of vibrant, metropolitan city and beautiful Mediterranean beaches, Barcelona has something for everyone. Named the best beach city in the world by National Geographic magazine, Barcelona’s… more »

Castells - Human Towers in Catalonia

by Hannah on Friday, June 01, 2012

Castells are the tradition of building of human towers. In Catalan the word castell means castle, and the motto of the castellers (those that form the towers) is "Força, equilibri, valor i seny"… more »

San Juan Festival - Bonfires of Saint John

by Hannah on Monday, May 28, 2012

The Festival of San Juan is celebrated annually on the 23rd of June, the shortest night of the year. Traditions vary around cities in Spain; the largest celebration takes place in Alicante, although Valencia and other… more »

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