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Ice Bar Barcelona

Barcelona - a city at the Mediterranean Sea with palm trees and beaches and a temperature of up to 40 degrees Celsius in summer. Can you imagine that there is a bar completely made out of ice there? No? We neither! Therefore we had to go and check after we have heard about it. ice_bar_barcelonaThe Ice Bar is located directly at the beach front next to the Olympic Port in the area of Vila Olimpica and opened in 2007. (more...)
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Cooltra – Rent a Scooter in Barcelona

Don't fancy walking nor the Metro? Why not going around the city like a local and rent a scooter?! cooltra_scootersOne of the most dificult things in Barcelona is to find a parking for a car, so that most of the people who want to be flexible and don't use the Metro, use bikes ooooor have scooters. (more...)
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L’Aquarium Barcelona

Summer is over.. and we slowly have to think about what to do when there is no sun. I know it's hard to say goodbye to tanning at the beach, Picnics in Parc de la Ciutadella and sitting on terraces while enjoying a Café con Leche in the sun.. buuuut don't drift away in an early autumn depression! I have a nice idea for you: L'Aquarium Barcelona barcelona_aquarium The Aquarium of Barcelona is located directly at the port, right next to the IMax 3D Cinema (btw another possibilty for a rainy autumn day!) and the Maremagnum Shopping  mall (look.. another one and even open on Sundays and bank holidays!!). (more...)
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Anniversary of Casa Batllo

Casa Batllo celebrates 10 years of Cultural Visits Today, 20.10.2012 and tomorrow 10 years of cultural visits of Gaudi's famous Casa Batllo will be celebrated and it will be done in a very special way. We were already lucky enough to see 3D Video mapping in Plaza de Sant Jaume (click here to watch a video of it) and on Sagrada Familia for the fiestas de La Mercè this year and this weekend you will be able to see this incredible spectacle on Casa Batllo. (more...)
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Sor Rita – Kitsch Style Bar in Barcelona

Today I am going to present you this.. a little bit "different" bar close to the Port in Barcelona, located in the Carrer de la Mercé. Sor_Rita_bar_barcelona Sor Rita - a bar completely in kitsch style, with leopard rugs, wigs, heels, barbie lamps dressing room mirros, you will feel like in a scene of Pedro Almodóvar ... or so they claim. (more...)
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Museu de Xocolata – Chocolate museum Barcelona

There are many museums in Barcelona.. you can admire works from Picasso, Miro, Dali and other famous artists.. but there is one museum without doubt the sweetest in town: Museu de Xocolata, Barcelona's chocolate museum museu_xocolataThe museum is located in the former Sant Agustí monastery in the very authentic neigbourhood El Borne and takes you on a journey through the origins of chocolate, its arrival in Europe and its spread as an element between myth and reality, its medicinal properties and nutritional value, relating tradition with the future and forming part of our collective imagination. (more...)
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La Hacienda – mexican restaurant in Barcelona

La Hacienda is located in the popular and fashionable Born district and just 15 mins walk from Las Ramblas. In this restaurant, which was opened in 2010, you will feel like in Mexico thanks to its colorful decor and furniture, details directly imported from the country, reminiscent of a traditional Mexican cantina. la_hacienda_bcnLa Hacienda is, how could it be otherwise, specialized in Mexican cuisine. You can enjoy there all kinds of typical dishes of Mexico, among them nachos, enchiladas, guacamole, fajitas or quesadillas. (more...)
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Tarantos – Flamenco in Barcelona

What are the things you shouldn't miss when you are in Spain? Sangria, Tapas, Cerveza, Wine, Ham aaaaand Flamenco! Tarantos in the beautiful Plaza Reial, just off of las Ramblas, presents its guests a new concept of a Flamenco show: 30 minutes live singing and dancing - with a huge part of improvisation, which allows you to really feel the passion of the professional Flamenco dancers. Flamenco_TarantosMistakenly a lot of people think that Flamenco ist just "beautiful dark haired women in wonderful dresses passionately dancing with Flamenco shoes" - no, it is a lot more. Flamenco includes cante (singing), toque (guitar playing), baile (dance) and palmas (handclaps). So its a whole spectacle - mostly consisting of 3 until up to 10 people. (more...)
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Wok to Walk – healthy fast food in Barcelona

You are in a hurry, don't have enough time to prepare something proper to eat, but you also don't fancy the typical fast food like hamburgers and fries? Try a healthier alternative: Wok to Walk! Wok to Walk is fresh, nutritious, tasty food, which is cooked directly in front of your eyes and after just a couple of minutes it will be served to you. (more...)
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Las Arenas – Shopping with historic value

Shopping in a bull fighting ring? Sounds impossible?! In Barcelona (almost) everything is possible!! In the newest shopping center Las Arenas de Barcelona you will find yourself in an old bull fighting ring, which is located in Plaza España, just in front of Montjuic  with the MNAC (Museum of National Art of Catalonia) and the Magic Fountain. (more...)
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