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LA XOCOLATERIA BY ORIOL BALAGUER

LA XOCOLATERIA BY ORIOL BALAGUER

la xocolateria is one of the best places to get your sugar fix in el born, in barcelona. sometimes, it just happens that we have sugar cravings. and when we do, it’s be a pity to fix it with a sad artificial chocolate bar or whatever. if you’re gonna sin, at least make it worth...
BARCELONA - DAY 2

BARCELONA – DAY 2

barcelona – day 2 was another gloomy and rainy november day. but i cannot complain: the city is always beautiful and full of cool secrets no matter the weather! as i was saying, my hotel was in raval so i got to walk around the neighbourhood a whole lot. so here’s a picture of it!...
CUINES AT MERCAT SANTA CATERINA

CUINES AT MERCAT SANTA CATERINA

cuines at mercat santa caterina was so good that i had lunch there twice. i recommend it if you are looking to have a great casual meal in barcelona. the market and the restaurant were on my to short do list. i had decided that this trip would be more relaxed. so i just wrote down...
BARCELONA - DAY 1

BARCELONA – DAY 1

barcelona – day 1 is me finally getting to start telling you about my recent trip. so far, i have only been reliving it in a loop in my head while overworking. after spending a few days in valencia, i took off to barcelona. we woke up early on a rainy november day and went...
BARCELONA STREET ART

BARCELONA STREET ART

random selection. no words, just pix.
TOP 5 BARCELONA GALLERIES

TOP 5 BARCELONA GALLERIES

beside the big established institutions, it’s always a great idea to check out the small players, especially in such a happening city as bcn. my advice: check google maps for the galleries in your area. or, better still, try to get research done before arrival so that half the work is done. my absolute favourite piece from...
TOP 10 BARCELONA

TOP 10 BARCELONA

i’ll try and give you the essence of my barcelona: 10. montjuic. because it has incredible view of the city, fundacio joan miro (i recommend the in-house bistro), mnac, font magica (check the timetable of the show), mies van der rohe pavilion, caixa forum (currently, they have goya and delacroix), estadi olimpic, piscina municipal (yeah, the one in the first...
ACTA MIMIC - MY HOTEL IN BARCELONA

ACTA MIMIC – MY HOTEL IN BARCELONA

i found acta mimic on designboom.
STREET STYLE SPAIN

STREET STYLE SPAIN

i have a micro post to let you know that i’m back (just in time to miss the huge general strike against the newly reformed labour law paralyzing spain today) and that i already have a lot of work lined up! expect a wave of spain-related posts! you know how much i like relaxed people who...
CAMPER EVERYTHING

CAMPER EVERYTHING

first there were the comfortable shoes for cool urbanites: then the super creative stores: and finally there were the 2 awesome hotels in europe’s coolest cities! casa camper barcelona is placed in the middle of the picturesque raval. you can take advantage of the presence of chef albert raurich, formerly at the el bulli and currently at...
3 STARCHITECTS, 3 MUSEUMS

3 STARCHITECTS, 3 MUSEUMS

i always thought great architecture can make a city and the example of the visionary mayor of barcelona who allowed gaudi to do his thing proves my point: who can tell barcelona and gaudi apart? i told you before that i buy airplane tickets for architecture and here you have a few breathtaking, totally travel...

HOTEL EUROPARK IN BARCELONA

last time i was in barcelona, i stayed at hotel europark*** of nunez i navarro hotels. while it’s no w or mandarin, it offered fabulous services and atmosphere well beyond its price bracket. the room was modern and welcoming, the personnel was helpful and accommodating and the view from the roof terrace was great. from the...