7 Mistakes to Avoid When Visiting Park Güell [Local’s Guide]

pastel colors of the park guell mosaic from a nice angle

Whether you are hungry for more Gaudí delights, seeking some oxygen away from the city center, or simply looking for killer views of the city, Park Güell is well worth a visit! That said, it’s not the most straightforward attraction in Barcelona. While its popularity on Instagram may make you think it’s an easy find … Read more

Vegan & Vegetarian Barcelona: Restaurant Guide from a Barcelona Local [2023]

Barcelona, you’ve come a long way, baby. When I first came to town, being a vegetarian wasn’t easy at all.  Locals would often ask me questions that seemed for all the world to have been plucked straight from the mouth of a grandpa in a 1980’s sitcom: “So, you don’t eat meat? Not even chicken?”  … Read more

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Visiting the Sagrada Familia [2023 Local’s Guide]

the sagrada familia of barcelona with water in the front

Unless you have a major aversion to architecture or religion, La Sagrada Familia is a must-see during your trip to Barcelona. It’s the city’s major tourist attraction, so visiting it is a pretty slick, painless experience, but there are still some things to bear in mind. As a Barcelona local living in the city of … Read more

The 5 Best Montserrat Wine Tours from Barcelona for 2023!

view of a winery in the penedes wine region with delicious cava

Barcelona is a lively city with so many incredible sides to it, but if you have extra time, I strongly suggest getting out of the city and exploring a bit more of the Catalonian surroundings. Whether that’s taking a day trip to lovely Girona or Besalú or exploring the mountainous area of Montserrat and its … Read more

10 Epic Gaudí Buildings in Barcelona: Map + List of Best Sites

rooftop detail of gaudi house in Barcelona

Perhaps no architect in the world is identified with one city as much as Antoni Gaudí is with Barcelona. His iconic style gives the city much of its unique character, and it’s impossible to talk about its architectural history without paying tribute to his work His works are dotted throughout the city – both world-famous … Read more

The 15 Best Cafes to Work at in Barcelona: Coworking & Laptop-Friendly!

Empty coffee table over defocused coffee shop background, no one in the coffee shop, empty with brick wall and industrial-style hanging lamps

If you are looking to get some work done in Barcelona, rest assured: there are plenty of start-ups, co-working spaces and – what we’re covering in this blog post – work-friendly cafés in Barcelona.  The phrase “Barcelona doesn’t have enough cafés” has never been uttered in human history. The good news is that pretty much … Read more

Barcelona in December: Fun Things to Do & Christmas Traditions!

We might associate Barcelona with sun, sea and sangría… but Barcelona is such a fantastic all-round city that visiting Barcelona in December isn’t a bad idea at all! You can still enjoy the vast majority of the city’s delights, and you can also get a flavor of Catalonia’s very particular Christmas festivities! Even better, a … Read more