Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Parc de la Ciutadella

Parc Ciutadella Barcelona

Parc Ciutadella

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Arc del Triomf

Arc del Triomf BarcelonaThe Arc del Triomf, designed by the architect Josep Vilaseca i Casanovas, was built for the 1888 Universal Exhibition. It is located just beside the Parc de la Ciutadella.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Palau de la Musica Catalana

Palau Musica Catalana BarcelonaThe Palau de la Música Catalana is a concert hall designed by the famous Architech Lluís Domenech i Montaner.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Neighbours protest

A few months ago, the neighbours of this building decided to protest against a brothel located at the first floor. The banner reads "No volem a prostibul a casa" which translates "We do not want a brothel at home". Unfortunately, the police forced the neighbours to remove the banner.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Street artists

Barcelona street artistsAt the bottom of La Rambla there are a number of street artists that will make you a portrait if you want. Most of them are extremelly good painters as the one in the picture.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Casa Batlló

Casa Batllo

Casa Batlló, designed by Antoni Gaudí.

* Thanks to Gabriel for the picture.

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Bullfighting in Barcelona

Bullfighting in BarcelonaAlthough is getting less and less popular and local government is trying to get it banned, it is still possible to watch bullfighting in Barcelona. Bullfighting is a very controversial issue. On one side we have the supporters that argue it is an important cultural tradition while on the other side animal right activists argue that bullfight cruel causing suffering and death to the bull.

Thursday, October 09, 2008

Museu Historia Catalunya

Museu Historia de CatalunyaMuseu d'Historia de Catalunya (Museum of Catalan History). The museum's café offers great view of the Port.

* Thanks to Gabriel for the photo.

Monday, August 25, 2008

Passeig de Gracia from Casa Batllo

Casa Batllo BarcelonaPasseig de Gracia from the Casa Batlló.

* Thanks for Gabriel for the photo.

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Barcelona from the Air

Barcelona from the airAerial view of Barcelona. On a nice day it is absolutely beautiful.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

The happy Lobster

Happy lobster Barcelona harbourThis giant 'happy' lobster is located by the harbour. It is quite unlikely that you'll miss it.

Thursday, June 26, 2008

View from Bus Turistic

Avinguda Diagonal Bus Turistic BarcelonaThe Bus Turistic will bring you all over the city. It is great to take it when the weather is nice.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Plaça Catalunya

Plaça Catalunya BarcelonaPractically everybody that has been in Barcelona has been in Plaça Catalunya as it is the hub for Barcelona's public transportation (metro, train from/to the airport, bus from/to the airport). It is a beautiful square surrounded by stunning buildings such us the Banco de España (see picture) and the famous mega department store 'El Corte Inglés'. It is also where the La Rambla begins.

Sunday, June 01, 2008


Castellers BarcelonaCastellers are one of the greatest and most impressive Catalan traditions. A Castell (castle) consists of a human tower which can have up to ten levels high.

Castells are built during local festivals where competitions between groups (colles) take place in order to build the most impressive castell. In order to be successful they have to be assembled and dismantled.

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Ronaldinho in Barcelona

Ronaldinho in Las Ramblas BarcelonaAlthough it is very unlikely that Ronaldinho will stay at the Camp Nou next season, it is still possible to see him, or should I say his impersonator, around Las Ramblas.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008


Fleca in Barcelona
Fleca is the catalan word for bakery, where you can buy not only bread, which by the way is delicious, but also all kind of cakes and pastries.

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Tapas at the Mercat Boqueria

Tapas at la Boqueria, Barcelona
Apart from being a food market where you can have almost all kinds of food, the Mercat de la Boqueria is also a cool place to go for some tapas.

Sunday, March 30, 2008

Beautiful building

Barcelona stunning building
Barcelona has an enormous amount of stunning buildings all over the city. Even if you are not into architecture you will raise your head to admire such a beautiful buildings.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Mammoth in Barcelona?

Mammoth in Barcelona
This huge mammoth statue is located in the Parc de la Ciutadella and although it is pretty big, it is not easy to find as the park is pretty big too so now you only have to find it.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Torre Agbar

Torre Agbar BarcelonaThe Torre Agbar from the streets of Barcelona. This impressive skyscraper can be seen from many parts of Barcelona.