Tag Archives: Catalonia

the more noble instinct that aspires

I have been a fan of filmmaker and photographer Alex Soloviev ever since I stumbled upon his visual ode to Germany’s capital in Everyday Berlin. His new short film Highland Fairytale is an atmospheric and haunting visit to Catalunya’s most … Continue reading

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Not Just Barcelona

The Catalan Tourist Board is trying to get visitors to think beyond Barcelona’s city limits and to spend some time around the rest of Catalunya. To that end, they commissioned filmmakers to capture the allure of the region.

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Bye Bye Barcelona

After spending a week in Barcelona not so long ago, I can sympathize with local residents who wish that their city was not quite so popular with tourists. With nearly 8 million annual visitors to the city, the streets are … Continue reading

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Requium for a Dream (bookstore)

I love Barcelona—really who doesn’t love Barcelona—but not just for the obvious reasons. Everyone is enamored with the city’s spectacular architecture, fabulous art, great music, and who wouldn’t kill for the tapas. Me too, but I’m also fascinated by Barcelona’s … Continue reading

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Hidden Barcelona

What better way to discover the hidden secrets of a city neighborhood than through the eyes of someone who has lived on the streets. Hidden City Tours has launched a project to allow visitors to Barcelona to view the city’s … Continue reading

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Midnight Barcelona

Regular visitors to Travel Between The Pages are well aware of my ongoing infatuation with glorious Barcelona. If you share my feelings, then you will want to see this awesome time-lapse film titled Midnight Barcelona. The stunning film was directed … Continue reading

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What is Modernismo ?

Barcelona’s home-grown Art Nouveau movement known as Modernista or Modernismo dates from the late 19th century, but remains an ever-present influence in this glorious city. On my last visit, I wish that I had this inspired new map of the … Continue reading

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Barcelona’s Book Train

Passengers on the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan National Railways) will soon have access to a virtual onboard library on trains in and around Barcelona. Select trains will display posters of forty books along with QR codes. After … Continue reading

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