Barcelona Meeting Point: the place to be if you belong to the Real Estate World.

This year, Barcelona Meeting Point is proud to present its 17th edition that will be run from October 23rd through the 27th, at the Fira de Barcelona Convention Centre. By always introducing important novelties in its exhibition, Barcelona Meeting Point ensures to increase its exhibitors and visitors profitability and satisfaction. Barcelona Meeting Point refers to the international and professional real estate exhibition that takes place every year, since its establishment in 1997,…

A HALLOWEEKEND IN BARCELONA

Are you going to spend Halloween in Barcelona? Are you planning to do so? Or maybe you have not decided yet? Actually, it does not really matter, as this article will give you the ‘yes’ answer. The 31st of October marks this particular night in the year when spirits and dead reappear to spook the world of the living. This old Celtic belief has been used for years as a…

IT IS NEVER TOO LATE FOR ARTS!

  This weekend Barcelona offers a must-see cultural and artistic experience that no visitors to the city should miss: Swab Barcelona 2013.  Founded by an art collector, Swab is an International Contemporary Art Fair that presents the freshest contemporary art of emerging artist and galleries. Through its art initiative in collaboration with the Catalan Cultural Institutions, Swab Barcelona not only supports but also promotes innovation in the creation field.  The…

Barcelona, let’s swim!

  From July 19 until August 4, Barcelona will host the 15th edition of the Fina World Championships. This sporting event will bring together more than 2,500 athletes coming from over 180 countries competing in disciplines like synchronized swimming, swimming, water polo, diving, open water and high diving. The competitions will take place in four different locations. The Palau Sant Jordi, which has built a 50-meter pool, will host the…

Sant Joan Fest 24th June

Sant Joan is one of the most popular festivals celebrated in Catalunya. Its origin is very difficult to determine, is supposed to be pagan and pre-Christian. It celebrates the shortest night of the year and the summer solstice. One of the most characteristic is the presence of fires and fireworks all night. Without doubt one of the noisiest night of the year. It’s a very fun night, the streets are…

Street Art in Barcelona, an alternative route

“Graffiti is a living force in the city that says every citizen, ‘I’m alive, the city is alive ‘. A city without graffiti is like a field without flowers (Professor Greg Niemeyer) “. Luckily, Barcelona has flowers, many flowers. Bohemian, rebellious and modern, for years the old city has been a canvas for artists who want to express in the street, exposing their works to everyone. Of course, the street…

El Celler de Can Roca, new catalan cuisine opens to the world

It´s a good cause for celebrations, El Celler de Can Roca in Girona has been awarded as the best restaurant in the world according to the prestigious culinary magazine “Restaurant”. It has taken 8 years of hard work and a lot of creativity to climb to the first position of the The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. From Bonavista Apartments Barcelona, we would like to celebrate with this family triumvirate,…

Saint George´s Day in Barcelona, books and roses.

On Tuesday 23th is St. George’s Day in Catalonia and without any doubt it is something to experience and enjoy in Barcelona. Roses have been associated with this day since medieval times, and it is believed that it was in the 15th century that the local tradition of men giving a rose to their loved one began on this date. Also women give a book to their loved. It is…

24th Guitar Festival BCN

Since a few days ago has begun the 24th Guitar Festival BCN and will last until June 16th. The already established festival will host some of the best musical proposals of national and international scope. With the guitar as the core element, this festival format will animate the warm spring nights in Barcelona. This festival stands for the durability, sound quality and privacy of the acts. Definitely a perfect excuse…

Second hand shopping in Barcelona

Second hand shopping in Barcelona

Barcelona is known for having a community who is well aware of the benefits  of recycling,  especially now that global warming and the crisis make people look for creative ways to adjust spending. That is why it has 100 vintage or second hand shops and many flea markets around the city, where you can buy antiques and used things at cheap prices, from clothes to electronic devices as well as interesting furniture and decoration objects. El Camello in…

A walk through Gotico

A walk through Gotico

Get ready for two hours of intensive sightseeing. One of the favorite walking routes for visitors in Barcelona is the Gothic Quarter. In just over 1 hour starting at Jaume I station, is a route that reveals medieval Barcelona and some of the Raval district. From the square we walk to Plaza del Rey, one of those corners so pretty in Barcelona and where you often find outdoor concerts and…

X Games Barcelona 2013: the city goes extreme!

Barcelona will be hosting the 17th edition of the XGames, known to be the Olympics of extreme sports, to be held from May16th until the 19th. This is the first time that this important event leaves the United States for a tour of different locations. This year will go through Brazil, Spain (Barcelona) and Germany(Munich). The mixture between XGames and Barcelona seems a very interesting bet. The City Councilis developing…