Smoking Ban introduced in Spain

In January 2006 Spain introducted a smoking ban, however bar and restaurant owners could decide whether or not smoking was allowed depending on the size of their premises. Large bars and restaurants had to have a designated smoking area.

However, on January 2nd 2011, Spain introduced a new Smoking Ban (‘Ley Antitabaco’ in Spanish), much […]

Benedict the XVI visit to Barcelona

Pope Benedict XVI will arrive to Barcelona on November 6th following his visit to Santiago de Compostela coinciding with Santiago de Compostela Holy Year.

The Pope Benedict XVI will preside the consecration of Barcelona’s Cathedral La Sagrada Familia (officially called Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family) and a mass will be celebrated at 10am […]

Free WiFi Internet connection in Barcelona

Barcelona City Council has just launched a project to provide free WiFi internet connection in Barcelona. This service is completely free and available to everybody.

This free WiFi Internet access service is limited in terms of time and bandwith, although it depends on the WiFi hotspot you are connected. Once connected you will get a […]

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 […]