Tag Archives: Gothic Quarter Barcelona

Visit Barcelona Before It Closes

I love Barcelona—and who doesn’t—but I’m more than a bit ambivalent about newly-elected Mayor Ada Colau’s plans to try and limit tourist visits to the Catalan capital. A recent city hall press statement indicated that Barcelona was halting all new … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Hotels, Restaurants, Tourism | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Beautiful Barcelona

If you have ever visited Barcelona, you likely returned home raving about the city’s stunning architecture. Now along with Barcelona’s grand townhouses, mansions, museums, churches, and historical sites hundreds of late 19th and early 20th century small retail buildings are getting … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Art, Europe, Museums, Restaurants, Tourism, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Barcelona Go

The terrific flow-motion video below was shot by the very talented Rob Whitworth and is aptly titled “Barcelona Go !”. The super fast moving short was edited down from 78 hours of shooting around some of Barcelona’s fantastic sites and attractions. Makes … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Film, Photography, Tech, Tourism | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Books, Bookstore Tourism, Europe, Writing | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Europe, Tourism | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment