Marta

Marta is the founder and owner of Foreverbarcelona.com, and has been a private tourguide in Barcelona since 2000 when she got her license as an official licensed guide. She's passionate about Barcelona, and is in a mission to make Barcelona visitors feel at home, learn about its history, art and architecture, and relish in the little pleasures that the city offers. Add her to your circles on Google+.
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BARCELONA OUTDOOR MARKETS, UNDERRATED TREASURES OF THE CITY

THERE ARE OUTDOOR MARKETS IN BARCELONA FOR EVERYONE – DISCOVER THE ONE FOR YOU! When people think about Barcelona, they usually think about soccer, museums, public art, theaters, historic monuments and its nightlife. Yet, what many tourists ignore is the importance of outdoor markets as part of the culture of Barcelona. Everyone who lives in …

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Discover the Gaudi sites beyond Barcelona

GAUDI SITES OUTSIDE OF BARCELONA

ANTONI GAUDI WORKS BEYOND BARCELONA Everyone comes to Barcelona to see the architecture of Antoni Gaudi. But what many ignore is that he also worked outside of the city, leaving some unique projects that remind hidden gems for most travelers. From unfinished churches, to mountain gardens, from industrial facilities to private homes for the wealthy. …

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Celebrate Carnestoltes in Barcelona

A GUIDE TO ENJOY THE BARCELONA CARNESTOLTES

CARNIVAL IN BARCELONA Carnival in Barcelona is not called Mardi Gras. We call it Carnestoltes in Catalan or Carnaval in Spanish, and it is traditionally celebrated the week before Lent. However, the origins of Carnival seem to date as far back as the Roman times and their festivals, later on integrated in the Christian calendar …

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CELEBRATING THE SANT MEDIR FESTIVAL

MARCH 3 IN BARCELONA – FESTES DE SANT MEDIR The year in Barcelona is full of traditions, many of them of religious root that have evolve into something festive and popular. This week we are celebrating one of the: the Festival of St. Medir (Saint Emeterius). It’s maybe not something celebrated generally around the city, …

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CATALAN SONGS YOU SHOULD HEAR AT LEAST ONCE

SONGS FROM CATALONIA THAT CATALANS WEAR IN THEIR HEARTS There are songs that are special to a land. Songs that when someone from that land hears them, one can’t but feel a special connection with their country. Songs that touch your heart and make you feel you belong. They have become identity symbols that one grows …

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