Find here my blog posts about winter events and traditions in Barcelona, Catalonia and Spain.
Skiing in Barcelona? Yes, it’s possible! When you think about a Barcelona vacation, you are likely to imagine architecture, good food and maybe the beach. But did you know the Pyrenees mountains are close enough to allow you to go skiing for the day? Yes! The season depends a lot on the weather, and it […]Read more
Barcelona climate facts The weather being good or bad is one of the points that can make your trip succeed or fail. So knowing about the local weather characteristics in your destination is vital to plan ahead and prepare accordingly to bring the right clothes and equipment. Find out how the Barcelona weather can affect […]Read more
Your smart winter Barcelona packing list The weather in Barcelona is often changing. While some October days might feel almost like it’s still the summer, the next day can be chilly all of a sudden, and eventually wet. January and February tend to be the coldest months in the year. However, it only snows once […]Read more
The season of the Catalan Calçots has started! The calçot onion (pronounced “calsots“) is a winter green onion that Catalan farmers grow in a particular way: they keep covering it with earth as it grows, to prevent the sun from turning the leaves green. That’s how it grows long as a leek and stays tender […]Read more
Our favorite winter season fruits Spanish markets are now packed with autumn and winter season fruits and vegetables: cold weather is not an excuse to not follow a healthy diet rich in greens and fruit. In my food tours I’ve often noticed that some of our most common winter season fruits are not so common […]Read more