Medieval Catalonia – Girona

End of last August we spent three days in the Girona region about 100 km to the North of Barcelona as we heard so many times that it is really worth visiting. And definitely it was! Here is why: Girona being the biggest city in the North with approximately 100,000 inhabitants has a beautiful historic city center. The city has a long lasting history being founded in the year 79 BC by the Romans and

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

Gaudí´s Casa Batlló – a modernista gem

One of Gaudí´s master pieces is certainly Casa Batlló – a residential building at the magnificent boulevard, Passeig de Gràcia, in the Eixample district of Barcelona. Bought in 1900 by industrialist, Josep Batlló, Gaudí was contracted to refurbish the building in 1904. Batlló wanted a building that reflected his wealth and social status at that time. Gaudí convinced him to refurbish the building instead of demolishing it and constructing a new one. Gaudí chose a

Magic Nights at Gaudí´s Casa Batlló

This summer we have visited twice Gaudí´s master piece, Casa Batlló, at the magnificent boulevard of Passeig de Gràcia in Barcelona´s district of Eixample. During the summer months they organize every evening the popular Magic Nights. When purchasing tickets for this event you will not only get entrance to the museum to discover the house but also afterwards you will be able to enjoy an intimate live concert on the roof top of the building.