CaixaForum Barcelona

If there’s one visual take-away that will stick with you after a visit to Barcelona, it will likely have to do with all things Modernista. You know, that distinctly Catalan look found at iconic sights such as Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, or in the buildings located along the famous “Block of Discord,” home to La Pedrera and Casa Mila. If you’ve crossed (or plan to cross!) these major destinations off your list, there’s still another in town that you may wish to add: CaixaForum Barcelona.

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November 25, 2014 by
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Best Places for Tapas in Barcelona

Few places in Spain taste as good as Barcelona — or at least that’s what reviews and guides, such Michelin, have to say about it. Find out just how delicious the city’s eats are by getting more acquainted with some of its best tapas bars. Here are a handful of them, which are located within these […]

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November 18, 2014 by
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A Night Tapas Tour of Barcelona

Plenty of meat and fish tapas to choose from!

Barcelona is a city that has a certain energy to it. For me it feels more alive than other cities. It might be the schedule that everyone in Spain follows with daily afternoon naps, late dinners, and even later bed times. However, I think it also has to do people themselves and their style. One way it is easy to immerse yourself is in the food, and a siesta in the afternoon isn’t bad either. We got an in depth look at the city, food, and culture on the Tapas evening walking tour of Barcelona.

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November 11, 2014 by
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Reasons to Visit Barcelona Over Madrid

With two of the world’s favorite cities packed into one country, it might seem like a pretty difficult task to choose between Madrid and Barcelona. From location to culture, food and sports, each metropolis has its own set of special advantages. But if you’re curious about what makes Barcelona so darn special, here are seven reasons why you should pick the coastal city over the nation’s capital.

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November 4, 2014 by
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Sant Antoni Market

So you’ve been to Barcelona’s Boqueria Market with all of its vibrant food stalls, occasional tapas bars, and tourists, loads and loads of tourists. If you’re now looking for a more local market experience, though, then you need not look any further than Mercat Sant Antoni.

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October 28, 2014 by
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Sant Benet de Bages Monastery

Medieval monasteries are pretty neat all by themselves, but Sant Benet de Bages Monastery covers neat and then some. Situated just a 40-minute drive northwest of Barcelona, the complex isn’t just an old-school religious structure but also a cultural heritage center, which offers a tantalizing blend of art, history and culinary delights. The 10th-century monastery is, of […]

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October 21, 2014 by
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What to Do with One Day in Barcelona

If you only have one day in Barcelona, it might feel like you have an insurmountable task at hand, particularly since sights are scattered all over town. But with a little bit of focus, and some smart transport, you can hit the most important spots. So with that in mind, here’s where you’ll want to go, and also how to make it happen.

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October 7, 2014 by
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Cava Week in Barcelona

Barcelona’s an exceptional city – we already knew that – but did you know that it’s also situated in a region — Catalonia — known for Cava, Spain’s version of sparkling wine? Oh yes. And not only is Catalonia’s bubbling beverage pretty darn tasty, but there’s even a week dedicated to it, lest you need […]

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September 23, 2014 by
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Seeing Barcelona by Air

You could see Barcelona by car, food or bike. But you also could see it from an entirely different angle altogether: by air! Whether a helicopter or hot air balloon, here are two very unconventional ways to see the area in and around Spain’s second-largest city.

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September 9, 2014 by
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8 Romantic Things to do in Barcelona

Candlelit dinners and movie nights might do the trick at home, but now that you’re on holiday in Barcelona, it’s time to really step it up. And while a trip to the coastal city is pretty romantic in and of itself, here are eight more ways to make your visit a little – or a lot – more amorous.

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September 2, 2014 by
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