The Best of Barcelona

"You’ve lived here for ages… What can you tell me about Barcelona?"

Well, it’s true. I’ve lived and worked here for 35 years. It's my home and I love it. I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve taken friends, family, friends of either, complete strangers and even the odd pop star (very odd indeed!) around the city and its surroundings.

Sometimes I’ve just given practical tourist information: how to get around, where things are, where to eat, where to stay, what to avoid, what not to miss.
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But, at others, I’ve also shared my personal knowledge, experience and love of Barcelona, told tales and stories of the past, taken people to hidden corners and secret spots–

—tried to make the city come alive for them as it is for me and give people an idea of why I love it so…

Every time I do that I see the city afresh and my affection and appreciation for her grows as each friend discovers the city's beauty and unique character.

…I hope to do the same on this site and I hope you enjoy it.

So, here you’ll find a lot of practical information to help you plan, book and enjoy your stay here with ease but you’ll also find a lot on what makes this place so special, –architecture, history, design, gastronomy, art, music, legends and the wonderful people who have made it.

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Rent Apartments Barcelona. Rent an apartment in Barcelona for your holiday. Save money and find a great apartment right where you want to be in Barcelona. Apartments for groups of all sizes.
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Barcelona history from Roman times to present day. The human background to Barcelona's monumental city.
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Barcelona stories and legends. Stories legends and downright lies about Barcelona.
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Cheap flights to Barcelona. How to get cheap flights to Barcelona. Tips and strategies for finding cheap flights.
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Practical information on Barcelona Airport. Terminals. Transfers, Transport, Services. How to get to Costa Brava, Costa Dorada.
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Girona Airport. How to get there. Connections to Barcelona Girona and Costa Brava.
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