Our Barcelona adventure and other travel stories

Casa Milà – Gaudí´s last civil building in Barcelona

Casa Milà was the last building the famous Catalan architect, Gaudí, accepted as a commission before focussing completely on his lifetime work, the church of Sagrada Familia. Inspired by a Catalan mountain Gaudí created a building that was unprecedented during its time. Its sheer size, the organic, but rather plain façade when comparing to Casa Batlló´s opulent façade made it so different to all what Barcelona had seen until then. Its reception by locals and

Barcelona Day Trip: Hiking in the Natural Park of Collserola

The Parc Natural de la Serra de Collserola forms the natural borders of Barcelona to the West. Most famous is the Tibidabo mountain range from where you have an amazing view over the city towards the sea. Collserola Natural Park For the huge population that lives around these mountains it forms a much-loved and incredibly valuable natural area and a great privilege to enjoy. Collserola is a well-preserved natural area – 22 times bigger than

Catalan Modernism – a romantic art movement

Modernism – or in Catalan Modernisme – is an art and literature movement that was primarily connected to Catalonia and Barcelona in the period from approximately 1880-1915. In the context of the rapid development and urban changes during the industrial revolution the Catalan elite – politicians, bourgeoisie and rich entrepreneurial families – intensified their efforts to create an own national identity. At the same time Barcelona underwent a massive city extension – with its master

Season´s Greetings

We hope that you had enjoyable Christmas days together with your family and beloved ones. As year end is approaching we would like to thank you for having followed us through 2018. It was an exciting year: Setting up our own businesses, exploring more of Barcelona and Catalonia and of course having fun! We are looking forward to an exciting 2019 and wish you and your families and beloved ones a great start in the

Top 4 Barcelona beach restaurants

When strolling along the beautiful water front of Barcelona you can encounter a variety of great beach restaurants. So where to eat at Barcelona beach? Let me tell you about my top 4 favourites that offer fantastic lunch and dinner menus. Ca La Nuri Restaurant (Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta, 55, 08005 Barcelona) This is my absolute favourite because of the following reasons: Firstly, their outside terrace is located directly on the beach. Nothing is restricting

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