Salvador Dalí – a genius inspired by Barcelona

Salvador Dali spent an important period of his formative years in the city of Barcelona; however, his links with the Catalan capital are not particularly well known. In our article we explore the influence of Barcelona on his artistic development and look at some interesting facts about this self-proclaimed genius.

Palau de la Música Catalana – a palace indeed

Palau de la Musica is a palace for music, an architectural “garden” filled with flowers, trees and nature. Discover its rich history, cultural importance, the reasons behind such a building and find out why visiting this unique and magnificent building is a must do when in Barcelona.

Bringing El Born to Life – The Best Bars and Clubs

The Born area of Barcelona is jam-packed with beautiful cocktail bars and sophisticated clubs, with something for every taste. A great alternative to the port, the district is guaranteed to give you a more authentic night out. If you’re of unsure where to head out tonight, check out our guide to the best places.

Bringing El Born to Life – Where to Shop

Thinking of visiting El Born? Then this area of Barcelona is the perfect place for a bit of retail therapy, especially if you like individual, unique shops. We’ve compiled a list of the very best places to pick up something a bit special in this district. Read on to find out what not to miss.
Sala Montjuic by Monapart Barcelona

Sala Montjuïc 2013 – open-air cinema in Barcelona

Sala Montjuic provides the perfect retreat for a tranquil and relaxing summer evening in Barcelona. This open air cinema at the top of Montjuïc hill displays a selection of world-class films as well as an array of other entertainment, drawing people up from the city lights below.
Cosmocaixa Barcelona

CosmoCaixa – Barcelona’s Coolest Museum

In the ‘CosmoCaixa‘, you can experiment with physics, delve into the Amazonian rainforest, witness the Big Bang in the planetarium and much more. This is arguably Barcelona's coolest museum and is a perfect day out for all the family. Read our article to find out more information.

Barcelona’s Most Unique Bars

Barcelona is a city with a booming nightlife. Across the city you will be able to find bars everywhere; it is one thing the city does not lack! I will list my 9 favourite with you, the reader, getting the chance to pick the 10th. Our guide will help you find the best Barcelona bars quickly and easily, so you don't have to spend your time looking!

CaixaForum – A Hidden Gem

The Caixa Forum at Montjuic is an architectural masterpiece on the outside and offers fascinating art exhibitions on the inside. Entrance is free and the gallery makes for an enjoyable few hours for any art lover. We have all the details about upcoming events and what you can expect when you visit.

Barcelona markets – still popular with the locals

There is a culture which exists in Spain which in Britain only receives minor attention in comparison. That is the culture of market shopping. And all around the city in Barcelona there are markets filled with locals doing their shopping. Read on to find out more about markets in Barcelona.

Reminders of the Civil War in Barcelona: San Felip Neri Square

A small but fascinating corner of Barcelona, San Felipe Neri square holds the key to many great tales and secrets of the Spanish Civil War. Full of history and cultural significance that resonates even today, this plaza is well worth a visit if you find yourself in the Catalonian capital.