Barcelona is the fifth best city in the world according to Best Cities Ranking

They only surpass London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. Barcelona has been selected as the fifth best city in the world in the Best Cities Ranking of the North American consultancy Resonance, a list that occupy the one hundred best cities in the world. Cities are valued according to certain aspects: place, product, programming, people, prosperity, the […]

The tour of “La Catedral del Mar” to relive the adventures of the TV series

Every Sunday there is a tour that recreates the contents of La Catedral del Mar. “La Catedral del Mar” is a famous historical novel by Idelfonso Falcones, a Catalan author, that takes place in 14th century Barcelona at the height of the city’s trade and military power in the Mediterranean, during the construction of Santa Maria […]

The Shopping Night Barcelona 2018 will be held on November 22 and will open the Christmas campaign

Work in progress in Passeig de Gracia The Shopping Night has now become a tradition for the city of Barcelona, this year it’s the ninth edition and Passeig de Gracia is getting pretty for the occasion. The street is ready to receive the night visit (from 20:00 to 1:00) of the passers-by. Seven stages along […]

The big construction companies propose paying tolls for entering Madrid and Barcelona

The FasTrak is the latest proposal from Seopan and is inspired by the American model. Seopan, the employers’ association of large construction companies and concessionaires, has declared that it wanted to implement a new toll system at the entrance to Madrid and Barcelona. A system of premium lanes aimed at reducing pollution, matching times and reducing […]

Barcelona could be the venue for the 2030 Winter Olympics

The debate is open Since last April, when the annual meeting of the Permanent Working Table(Mesa de Trabajo Permanente) was convened, it is discussed the candidacy of Barcelona as a venue for the 2030 Winter Olympics. Although initially it wasn’t excluded the candidacy for 2026. The Working Table for the candidature Pirineus-Barcelona was constituted a year […]

Joel Cánovas the tile hunter of Barcelona that preserve a unique form of local art

His one-man mission to salvage a century of Catalan heritage using Instagram to document his passion for rescuing discarded tiles Hydraulic tiles first appeared in homes in Catalonia midway through the 19th century, and for decades they were a popular flooring material for middle-class families, cheaper than marble, but no less beautiful. The tiles are […]

Shared motocycles and bicycles expand while waiting for regulation

More than 2,250 motorbikes and 1,000 rental bikes per minute operate in Barcelona in a legal limbo A few years ago there were none and now there are more than 2,000 motorcycles in Barcelona that can be unlocked through a mobile application and circulate with them paying for the exact minutes used, electric bikes have also […]

Neighbors of Barceloneta are planning to move to another neighborhood

Insecurity makes a dent in the mood of the people and weakens their brave resistance For some years the local citizens of Barcelona have been complaining about the growing number of tourists visiting the city. Surely you will have noticed that angry graffiti and passive-aggressive messages started appearing all over the city. Recently, anti-tourist protests […]