Posts Tagged ‘Barcelona’

10 things to avoid in Barcelona

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If you plan to visit Barcelona, keep in mind the following dont’s. If you already visited Barcelona, maybe can you confirm all these things. And if you visited Barcelona, but were not aware of these things to avoid, keep them in mind for your next trip to Barca!

1.Dangerous places: avoid empty streets, and also the streets from the old city. Avoid particularly Barri Gotic and El Raval, where the thiefs operate in gangs. The peak hours for pocket thiefs are 21-24 when most of the locals eat, and the streets are crowded with tourists, and also at dawn(3-6) when the target are the drunked.

2.Boutiques for leather accesoires from La Rambla. The leather is not the best, and the prices are shameles.

3.Gambling in La Rambla. You might think, that your chances to win are high. But keep in mind that almost all surounding people are together. Avoid also the gitanes who try selling you flowers, while they research your pockets.

Travel guide: Top 8 restaurants in Barcelona

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Barcelona is among the top destinations in Spain because of its rich history, cultural attractions, and great food. You Barcelona holiday will not be complete without trying the best local dishes. This region of Spain is known for having excellent offerings of tradition and cutting edge delights.

Barcelona food, if you are not familiar with it, consists of three essential ingredients: olive oil, tomato, and garlic.  The local dishes are infused with more creativity compared to other regions in Spain.  Being close to the Mediterranean, Barcelona offers a wide array of seafood dishes. There are also influences coming in from Valencia and France.

Knowing the best foods to try is not enough. You need to know where to go since you can fall into tourist traps and end up having not the best during your Barcelona travel.  Here are some of the best restaurants in Barcelona:

Top 20 Family Destinations in different cities in Europe

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If you are planning a family holiday in Europe, choosing the best destinations in Europe where both kids and adults will enjoy is critical for a successful getaway. We list down some of the top family destinations in Europe which provides a perfect blend of learning, adventure, and fun!

Barcelona, Spain

A good introduction to the Catalan culture is family holiday in Barcelona. You will also enjoy the works of Gaudi like the evolving La Sagrada Familia. When you need a break, no problem, there is always the churros and the hot chocolate.

Here are some of the best destinations in Barcelona, Spain:

  • La Sagrada Famila – or the church of The Sacred Family. We suggest you see this church still in construction before seeing the other works of Antoni Gaudi. The modernist design is an extreme Gothic and certainly attracts the eyes of everyone.

Barcelona Vacations

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Why wait? If you’ve always wanted to see Spain, then Barcelona is the place to go. It’s beautiful, it’s romantic and it has a lot of fun things to do and see. Don’t keep putting off taking the vacation that you dream of, get off your rear and start planning it today. You only live once so what are you waiting for?

Barcelona Hostels

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Stay Somewhere Different. Try Barcelona Hostels Barcelona is a great place to kick back and relax and enjoy yourself. And if you’re going to take the time to spend the money on a fabulous trip such as this, why would you want to get stressed out picking some fancy shmancy hotel? If you want to feel like a native, live like you’re part of the every day life in this wonderful city, then you should consider staying in one of the Barcelona hostels. Sure, you’re probably thinking that that is the craziest idea you ever heard.

Backpacking Through Spain

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Spain is a wonderful, passionate country and one of the best ways to see all its vibrant scenery and culture is to backpack. Backpacking basically means setting up your own, independent travel plans around the country, booking hotels, hostels and transport as you go along, which gives you an unique insight into the real daily life of the places you are visiting. Backpacking gives you complete control over every aspect of your holiday, and you can set your own agenda and travel when and where you want to.


Here are a few tips for you to consider when you are planning a backpacking tour in Spain:

Top 8 Most Iconic Streets in the World

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There are boulevards, streets, avenues, or corners that are world famous. Most travelers know them because it is where you can find the best goods, walk down to remember a very important part of history, or simply because they are amazingly beautiful.

Here are some of the most iconic streets that you must not miss if you be going to one of these wonderful cities:

Oxford Street in London, England

If you make shopping as your therapy and you are in England, make sure you allot some time of your London holiday to go to the West End. Here you can find around 600 shops open even on Sundays. Oxford Street is one of the busiest shopping districts you can find in Europe and is considered as among the best place to be at if you love carrying shopping bags on your way home. You can find most department stores and brands you can think of and people watching is awesome to. Along Oxford Street, you will find fashion extremes from trendsetters to fashion freaks and it is really the people here that adds life and color to the place.

Top 7 Cheap Hotels in Barcelona

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Barcelona is a modern and vibrant city, and has a reputation for cutting edge architecture and avant garde design. This was the home of one of the most iconic architects in the world, Antoni Gaudi, who left his signature upon the city in a number of amazing and beautiful buildings and structures, from fountains right through to his masterpiece, the stunning Sagrada Familia cathedral. Barcelona also has a reputation for an energetic and exciting nightlife, and in recent years it has become a Mecca for party people, who come here from all around the world to have a good time. If you are thinking of visiting this wonderful city on a budget, then here are the Top 7 cheap hotels in Barcelona