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Your inside guide to the best things to do in Barcelona, as well as the best places to eat, drink and sleep. By city expert Ben Holbrook.

Day in the Life of a Travel Writer/Blogger in Barcelona

Ever imagined what it would be like to live in Barcelona and hustle a living as a travel blogger? This is an entry taken from my actual diary. Written in 2016, about a year or two after starting my career as a travel blogger in Barcelona, it sets the tone and, I think, hints at the challenges I faced while living off my wits. 

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Discover La Pedrera/Casa Milà (Barcelona) ~ Gaudi’s Most Controversial Masterpiece

Located on Barcelona’s ritzy Passeig de Gràcia, La Pedrera (aka Casa Milà) is one of the most famous Modernista buildings in Barcelona, if not the world. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Discover Barcelona’s Festa Major de Sants ~ Like the Gràcia Festival but Smaller & More Local

Every August, the street parties of Barcelona’s Festa Major de Sants offer an authentic insight into modern-day life in the Catalan capital.

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Discover Barcelona’s Modernista Hospital de Sant Pau ~ A Salubrious Guide

Just a short stroll away from Gaudí’s emblematic Sagrada Familia, the Hospital de la Santa Creu i de Sant Pau is one of the most spectacular examples of Catalan modernism in Barcelona. A must for all architecture lovers. 

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FLC’s Barcelona Architecture Tour: Exploring Barcelona’s Lesser-Known Architectural Marvels

There are so many fascinating architectural designs and stories to uncover in Barcelona – Rafael Gómez-Moriana shares some of the very best on FLC’s Barcelona Architecture Tour.

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Avenida Palace Hotel (4*) Barcelona ~ Historic Elegance in the City Centre

One of Barcelona’s oldest and most important hotels located in the city centre. Its sumptuous Art Deco style, refined dining options and impressive rooftop terrace (with pool) make this one of the most romantic 4-star hotels in Barcelona.

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Fashionistas Marwa and Adela from Wandermoda Shopping Tours Want to Introduce You to Barcelona’s Local Boutiques and Artisans

Interview: Discover the best of Barcelona’s independent fashion scene with Marwa and Adela from Wandermoda shopping experiences.

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Bamboo Bike Tour Barcelona ~ An Eco-Friendly & Fun Way to See Barcelona’s Best Bits

Discover the very best of Barcelona’s old town, palm-filled parks and city beaches with Bamboo Bike Tours. If like me you’re passionate about cycling and want to…

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Bar Cañete (Barcelona): Classic Catalan Tapas, Great Vibes and Excellent Wines

One of my all-time favourite tapas bars in Barcelona, Bar Cañete offers everything you could wish for: energy, exciting tapas dishes made with quality local produce and excellent wines.

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Coco Vail Beer Hall Barcelona: Californian Beach Bar Vibes, American Soul Food and Craft Beer in the City Centre

Sip Catalan craft beers, feast on hearty American food and connect with Barcelona’s international community.

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