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!

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5 STEPS TO ENJOY THE THREE WISE MEN FESTIVITY

CHRISTMAS IS OFFICIALLY OVER JANUARY 6 IN BARCELONA Christmas season is long in Spain! This week we are celebrating the last special day before it ends: January 6 in Barcelona is the day of the Three Wise Men (or the Magi, or the Tres Reis Mags, in Catalan) or the Epiphany. If you are visiting …

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Planning your Christmas meals in Barcelona?

5 CHRISTMAS DAYS TO ABSOLUTELY BOOK RESTAURANTS IN ADVANCE

DON’T MESS UP OUR CHRISTMAS MEAL IN BARCELONA Christmas approaches, and if you are planning your trip you probably have already book your table for the special days. However, did yo consider that in Barcelona our special meals might be different than at home? One of the thins I always advice to my guests visiting …

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Survive a rainy day in Barcelona

OH, NO! IT’S RAINING IN BARCELONA!

CHECK OUT THE BEST ACTIVITIES FOR A RAINY DAY IN TOWN The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain… But what if it catches you in Barcelona during your holidays? You don’t want to stay in your hotel playing games and wasting your precious time here. So what should you do? Don’t worry: today …

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Skip the line Sagrada Familia with ForeverBarcelona

I’M A SMART TRAVELER: I GO FAST TRACK ENTRY!

SECRET TIPS TO SKIP THE LINE AT THE SAGRADA FAMILIA CHURCH Standing in line to enter a monument is the most common way to waste precious time when you are traveling. Places such as the Picasso Museum and Casa Milà/Pedrera standout for their long queues to go in, but the impressive Sagrada Familia by Antonio …

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HOW CAN A PRIVATE GUIDE ENLIGHTEN YOUR TRIP?

THE ADVANTAGES OF HIRING A PERSONAL TOURGUIDE Certainly having your own private tourguide isn’t cheap, however there are many pros that compensate the cost. And let’s face reality: when you are back home remembering your vacation, will you be thinking about how much it cost or how much you enjoyed the experience? If you’ve never …

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Barcelona Tips for Summer Travel

BARCELONA SUMMER TRAVEL TIPS: HOW TO AVOID THE HEAT

COMING TO BARCELONA IN THE SUMMER? Barcelona in the summer is hot and humid, maybe not Miami-like, but the temperatures can reach 90°F with peaks of even 100°F. And since we are located by the sea, the atmosphere carries a lot of water steam and you will be sweating around the whole day. Learn how …

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