Barcelona, exciting capital of Catalonia

bcnGaudi Barcelona, la capital apasionada de Cataluña

Barcelona is a beautiful and exciting capital of Catalonia . It is an unforgettable city, full of art, culture and beauty , everywhere where you look . Gaudí ‘s work reaches its maximum splendor , while it is possible to dip into its historical museums and art galleries .

It is very pleasant to walk along the Ramblas and thus enjoy the impromptu performances of street musicians and living statues .

During your stay you can take the cable car Blau , climb to the top of Tibidabo and marvel at the breathtaking views of the city below your feet . You can only walk along the Passeig de Gracia and see the most famous stores of Barcelona .

If you travel to other Spanish city , you can find great deals on cheap flights to Barcelona with airlines Low known cost.

When night falls , you can not fail to prove the more traditional tapas bars of the Gothic Quarter , where there is a wide variety of tapas bars , wine bars and popular Irish pubs . In the Born Bairo find the best of innovative Catalan cuisine .

Barcelona is a city that will surprise you upon your arrival and surely wanna go back to rediscover it again.

Photo by – jackiejohnstone



August  2013


Happy city

Barcelona, the third happiest city in the world

Un barcelonés pasea en bicicleta ante la Sagrada Familia. | Antonio Moreno


Due to its climate, vibrant culture and have ” one of the best teams in the world .”
Rio de Janeiro and Sydney round out the podium in the standings.
Madrid ranks sixth in the ranking prepared by known magazine.

Rio tops the list of the ten cities considered the happiest in the world , according to a ratio spread by Forbes , which also listed as a third – and sixth Barcelona- Madrid and Buenos Aires .

The list of the happiest cities in the world by Forbes broadcast Wednesday was developed based on data from a recent survey by research firm GfK Custom Research North America and the consultant Simon Anholt , which was taken for reference the responses of 10,000 respondents in twenty countries.

Barcelona , which Anholt defined as “the classic Mediterranean city ” was in third place , preceded and followed the Australian Sydney Amsterdam (Netherlands ) and Melbourne ( Australia ) .

The review highlights the Catalan city of its warm climate , vibrant culture and having ” one of the best football teams in the world. ”

Sixthly relationship ” its vibrant culture and its high standard of living ” appears Madrid , because e is ahead of San Francisco , Rome , Paris .

“It’s interesting to be perceived as the Spaniards are happier than the Italians ,” Anholt said the magazine, which , however , considered somewhat “pessimistic ” .

Buenos Aires complete the dozens of cities that Forbes is perceived as the happiest in the world.

To Anholt , this relationship largely reflects the ancient reputation , with the cities of the Mediterranean and Latin America to be local holidays .

” It is a survey of perception , not reality ,” Anholt told U.S. magazine .

* source: