Josep Maria Jujol’s art in Barcelona

Barcelona’s most important architect overshadowed by Gaudí Known for mostly every iconic monument all around Barcelona, Gaudí is the first name that comes to your mouth when thinking about who made them. However, Gaudí did not work alone on most of those monuments and Jujol had an important part in each and every one of […]

New project for Barcelona

Barcelona’s city center is evolving! The idea was first introduced in 1987 by the director of environmental services of Barcelona, Salvador Rueda, who’s now director of the Urban Ecology Agency of the city. It was a few years later, in 1993 that the first “Supermanzana” was born in the district of Ciutat Vella in order […]

The business sector struggles in Barcelona

Barcelona’s shop owners struggle against street sellers Like every big city, Barcelona’s business sector is suffering from the under-representation of small businesses. Big corporations are pretty much the only ones safe from all that.  With millions of tourists every year, the city should have an impactful increase in its amount of small businesses and shops, […]

An update for Plaça Real

One of Barcelona’s busiest and most visited areas is getting ready for an update Plaça Real, one of the busiest and most-visited areas in the city is preparing itself for an update. The area will receive improvements in regards to the streets, lighting, access and even street furniture and terraces. Barcelona’s government signed the contract […]

Sustainable Tourism in Barcelona

Barcelona wants to give back to its’ community The ‘Plan Estratégico de Turismo 2020’ (Strategic Plan of Tourism 2020) is reviewing possibilities to make tourism sustainable and give back to the city. Barcelona is a very attractive city, last year the city received over 30 million tourists, of which half spent the night in the […]

Barcelona is fighting addictions

For the first time, technology addictions are also considered The 19th action plan for drugs in Barcelona fights illegal goods such as alcohol. However, for the first time addictions technologically wise are also considered in this plan. The plan is the guideline to reduce use of drugs in the city for the next four years. […]

The future of barbecues?!

Boneless grills is developing barbecues for the 21st century Boneless grills, a company established by three Catalan partners in 2013, is producing smart barbecues. Their idea started with a trip to the United States, where they tried barbecues with wood pallets. ‘’We were so satisfied with the meat we ate that we wanted to start […]