Barcelona waterfront by Carlos Lorenzo

All about Barcelona’s new tourism tax

Have you heard about the new tourism tax in Barcelona? Introduced on 1 November 2012, it hasn't been without controversy. Read our article to understand all the whys and wherefores before you book your holiday accommodation in the city.
pickpocket by stevendepolo

Beating the Barcelona tricksters – common scams and how to avoid them

There really is no end to the ingenuity of some of the professional pickpockets of Barcelona. Luckily, we’ve compiled a list of some of the common tricks of the trade to help you steer clear of dodgy situations.

Luggage lockers in Barcelona – your suitcases are safe!

If you’re tired of lugging your suitcases all over the city on your last day, you’ll be pleased to know that there are several luggage lockers where you can stash your bags. These include handy spots such as El Prat airport, Sants train station and the Gothic Quarter.

Weather in Barcelona

Planning on visiting Barcelona? Not sure whether to pack your sunglasses or your waterproofs? This article will answer your questions. See what the temperature in Barcelona is like right now through a live web cam and check out the average sun and rainfall.

12 reasons to visit Barcelona in 2012

Planning a trip but don’t know where to go? How do you like the sound of the Sagrada Família, F1 races, local street parties, Mt Tibidabo, FC Barcelona, beaches, La Mercè and more! There are so many reasons why you should come to Barcelona in 2012…

Who was Antoni Gaudí?

When you hear the name Antoni Gaudí, you automatically think of stunning architecture and the city of Barcelona - the two go hand in hand. This man is one of the greatest architects the world has seen and is emblematic of the city. Here's some key information about this famous Catalan.

The Palau Güell – the rebirth of a Gaudí masterpiece

At the beginning of May 2011, one of Gaudi’s most important masterpieces on the modernist trail re-opened its doors to the public. We look forward to your thoughts and opinions!

Barcelona transport – where to park?

Parking in a big city is always a problem that haunts us all. However, fear not we have the solutions for you here. Also, we have apartments that can accommodate you with parking too

Find out about great savings on airport transfers

Want to get to or from the airport quickly and in comfort? Fono Taxi offers a taxi transfer service to and from all the Barcelona airports. Minivans and child seats available on request…

How To Find Food After A Night Out

Party nights in Barcelona are long and often it is necessary to keep your energy up. After reading this article you will know what, where and at what time you can eat.