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Barcelona’s Charming Old Shop Fronts

Barcelona’s Charming Old Shop Fronts

In Barcelona, like Rome and Paris, the antique façades of the shops and cafés are just as easy on the eye as the goodies inside. These are some of my favourites that I’ve spotted over the last 10 days. They’re in El Born and the...
Barcelona Take-Homes: Traditional Nougat to Contemporary Chocolate

Barcelona Take-Homes: Traditional Nougat to Contemporary Chocolate

In a gastronomic centre such as the Catalan capital, it makes sense that the best Barcelona take-homes should be edible souvenirs. From traditional nougat to contemporary, take your delicious pick. I have a confession. I don’t have a sweet tooth. I will always order a cheese...
Price Check: a Barcelona Shopping List

Price Check: a Barcelona Shopping List

Barcelona boasts some brilliant fresh food markets, including the famous (although now very touristy) La Boqueria on Las Ramblas, Santa Caterina in El Born, Barceloneta in the neighbourhood of the same name, and Mercat de la Liberta in Gracia, the barrio where we’re staying. There...
Our Home Away From Home In Barcelona

Our Home Away From Home In Barcelona

Our home away from home in Barcelona for the next two weeks is a lightfilled apartmental rental located in Gràcia, a laidback bohemian neighbourhood with an arty vibe, leafy squares, ethnic eateries, and lively late-night bars. Our Home Away From Home In Barcelona Given this buzzy...