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Barcelona VS New York City, A Comparison

Barcelona vs NYC, how they do compare? Barcelona and New York, two vibrant cities with lots of things in come. We get lots of Newyorkers take our private tours of Barcelona. And many Barcelonans visit NYC every year. So if you’ve been to one city, are you likely to like the other?  INSPIRING PRIVATE TOURS …

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Tibidabo Mountain at sunset (Barcelona, Spain)

What To Do In The Tibidabo Mountain

AROUND THE HILL OF TIBIDABO IN BARCELONA Nature sets strong limits to the size of Barcelona. In the bottom, the Mediterranean sea. To the sides, two water streams: the Llobregat and Besos rivers. And at the top the Collserola range with its highest peak: the Tibidabo Mountain. WE CAN CUSTOMIZE A TIBIDABO TOUR FOR YOU …

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Eusebio Guell portraits

Who Was Eusebio Güell (Gaudi’s Patron)

THE COUNT GUELL AND ANTONI GAUDI Eusebio Guell y Bacigalupi, known as the Count Guell, was the second richest person in Spain in the early 1900’s. He was a Renaissance man interested in art, science and business. Never afraid of sticking to his choices even if they went against the social thinking. The became the …

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Keith Haring graffiti in El Raval district

Barcelona Raval District: Safety & Sites To Visit

RAVAL BARCELONA WILD DISTRICT​ El Raval is the district of the Barcelona Old Town located East of La Rambla, mainly between La Rambla and the Poblesec and Sant Antoni districts. Originally it was a land of farming and facilities that didn’t fit in a tight walled city (and that locals preferred away from them), such …

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Spanish musicians

Top Catalan Musicians And Singers In Classical Music

MOST GIFTED CLASSICAL MUSIC CATALAN SINGERS & MUSICIANS​ Catalonia has a long musical tradition, considered one of the oldest in Europe. Ever since the medieval times, our land has provided gifted musicians and singers that have enriched the music scene of Spain. And classical music has been an important part of that. For some reason, …

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Ruins of Roman Barcino

The Barcelona Roman Ruins

WHAT’S LEFT FROM THE ROMAN IN BARCELONA? 2000 years ago, the Romans arrived to our land and founded what was going to become the city of Barcelona. They interacted with the local Iberian tribes, but those were nomad and hadn’t created a city of their own. Or at least it hasn’t been found yet. The …

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All the Dali Museums in the World

Salvador Dali Museums In The World

DO YOU KNOW HOW MANY SALVADOR DALI MUSEUMS ARE THERE?​ Salvador Dali was born in 1904 in Figueres, just about 2 hours drive from Barcelona, Spain. He had a fearful and obsessive spirit that was also extremely curious and creative. And would turn him into one of the most intriguing artists in Art History. Inspired …

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Best medieval towns near Barcelona: strolling around old alleys

Best Medieval Towns Near Barcelona

MEDIEVAL TOWNS IN CATALONIA WORTH VISITING​ In the early 1000”s, the unification of several Franc counties gave place to Catalonia. And before that, the early Medieval times had already been a period of splendor for our land. A good prove are the many Catalonia medieval villages that you can visit in a short drive from …

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Best stained glass Barcelona

Where To See The Best Barcelona Stained Glass

BE MESMERIZED BY STAINED GLASS IN BARCELONA​ As a tour guide, I love those “wow” moments that happen in certain stops. And if there’s one type of craft that guarantees to get the most “oooooh”, that’s stained glass. The beauty of sunlight filtering through colored glass is special. And for some reason it makes people …

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