Travel Tips

This category collects our best travel tips for people visiting Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain… or generically, the World! From things to take into account when planning your trip and tools that can help you making it easier, to what you need to know before booking a private tour, or important facts about local schedules that might be different to what you are used to at home. We also discuss safety and how to prevent being targeted by pick-pockets, how to handle weather changes when traveling, travel money tips, transportation useful for your sightseeing… While some posts might be specific to Barcelona, many other can apply to traveling anywhere else!

Chauffeured or Walking tours?

SHOULD YOU BOOK A WALKING OR A CHAUFFEURED TOUR?

WE HELP YOU CHOOSING THE BEST OPTION FOR YOUR PRIVATE TOUR In my experience, often travelers need help deciding whether a walking or a chauffeured tour is the right choice for them. While some itineraries clearly prefer one option over the other, in other tours the difference is not that clear. For instance, the Old Town …

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Hiring a tour guide | ForeverBarcelona

TIPS FOR BOOKING PRIVATE TOURS

HOW TO HIRE A PRIVATE TOUR GUIDE Hiring a private tour guide is an important decision that can be crucial for the success or fail of your trip. While an awesome tour guide can give you a memorable tour, a bad or even a mediocre guide will make you regret you didn’t make a different choice. …

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Barcelona Pharmacies | ForeverBarcelona

ARE PHARMACIES OPEN ON SUNDAYS IN BARCELONA?

ENGLISH SPEAKING PHARMACIES IN BARCELONA OPEN ON SUNDAYS I hope you won’t need them, but when travelling occasionally it might be necessary to get some drugs, for either a stomach ache,  or a headache, or some skin issue… This is why  today  I am sharing with you where to find pharmacies open on Sundays in Barcelona. …

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Dragon fountain at Park Guell

MOVING AROUND: HOW TO GET TO PARK GUELL?

DISCOVER THE BEST WAY TO GET TO PARK GUELL In today’s post we are helping you choosing how to get to Park Guell efficiently, according to your sightseeing plans or location. Park Guell is one of the few attractions in Barcelona that is not within walking distance from the city center. However, it is relatively well connected with …

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Taxi Tips Barcelona

TAKING TAXIS IN BARCELONA: HOW-TO GUIDE

EASY TIPS FOR TAKING CABS IN BARCELONA LIKE A LOCAL During your stay in Barcelona, taxi will often be a preferred transportation means for you, whenever your destination is not within walking distance, and specially at night. Taxis in Barcelona are black and yellow, what makes them easy to spot whenever you are. Plus compared to …

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Barcelona metro | ForeverBarcelona

UNDERSTANDING THE BARCELONA METRO SYSTEM

MOVING AROUND BARCELONA LIKE A LOCAL Using the metro is an awesome way of moving around Barcelona for sightseeing. Today we are going to discuss the specificities of the underground Barcelona transportation system, so you feel comfortable doing that and don’t look like a tourist. There are in Barcelona metro stops every few blocks in the city …

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