Time to go to the beach again

Summer is back and as every summer, Barcelona’s beaches get packed with packed with people sunbathing and swimming in the sea.

Some people that work around the area, and I know for sure as my brother is one of them, use their lunch break to lie down on the sand while eating a sandwich […]

Castellers in Barcelona

First of all, we should start with a brief introduction to what Castellers are and the basic terminology. As this is a catalan tradition, all the terminology is in Catalan, although I will include the English transaction between brackets.

Basically a castell (castle) consists of a human tower with can have up to ten […]

Flying to Reus with Ryanair

If you are travelling to Barcelona with Ryanair, be aware that you are not flying directly to Barcelona airport but to either Reus or Girona which in fact are more than 100km away from Barcelona.

Reus airport is located just 3km from Reus, 13km from Tarragona and 110km to Barcelona.

However, don’t panic as Ryanair […]

Portuguese Cultural Week in Barcelona

For third year in a row, the Portuguese Consulate General in Barcelona is organizing a Portuguese Cultural week in Barcelona. This is a great oportunity to get to know all what Portugal has to offer.

This event is called “Portugal Convida” (Portugal invites you) and will take place from the 8th to the 14th […]