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David writes about Barcelona apartments and Cheap barcelona apartments.

 Five Ways Not to Insult the Locals in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 1/29/2010
Summary: As a visitor to any foreign city, high on everyone’s list is to be able to blend in with the locals and pass an enjoyable time in your destination. However, it’s not always easy to know how not to offend the locals and you can sometimes put your foot in it without realising. Here are some tips for Barcelona in Spain. . . . more

 The Hidden Beauties of Montjüic – Barcelona’s Mountain Park - Category: Recreation - Travel 1/18/2010
Summary: Almost every visitor to Barcelona takes a trip up to Montjüic. The fantastic views overlooking the city from its peak are reward for making the trip via the cable car, but there is so much more that the “Jewish Mountain” has to offer. Read on for more details. . . . more

 Exploring Montjüic – Barcelona’s Mountain of Treasures - Category: Recreation - Travel 1/18/2010
Summary: Many people familiar with Barcelona will be able to roll off the tongue the likes of Gaudi, Eixample and Montjüic, one of Barcelona’s two rising hills, but what is actually up there? Let’s take a closer look. . . . more

 Barcelona’s Hidden Parks and Gardens - Category: Recreation - Travel 1/18/2010
Summary: For many people, visiting a large and popular city like Barcelona in Spain and wanting to escape for a little time with nature is a must, but can often be tricky as nowhere ever seems quiet enough. That’s because they don’t know about the little secret gardens the city has to offer. . . . more

 The Outdoor Type in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 1/18/2010
Summary: Making the assumption that Barcelona is like a typical urban metropolis is probable half right, but the Mediterranean city also has some excellent green spaces to escape to. Read on to fill yourself in! . . . more

 A Night Tour of Barcelona – Lights and Magic! - Category: Recreation - Travel 12/10/2009
Summary: The Mediterranean city of Barcelona has such a wealth of history, art and culture, that every visitor leaves feeling lucky to have seen such a wonderful place in the Spanish sunshine. However, it’s even more special at night! . . . more

 Barcelona Cruise Passengers – Planning a Modern Architecture Tour - Category: Recreation - Travel 12/10/2009
Summary: The Catalan Capital of Barcelona in Spain has sharp found itself at the top of many a cruise passenger’s list of must-see cities, and it’s easy to see why. Stunning architecture, fantastic food, and city immersed in Roman and Gothic History that will leave you breathless. Here’s how to plan a day trip around the Modern Architecture the city has to offer. . . . more

 Barcelona in Spain – An Artistic Tour - Category: Recreation - Travel 12/10/2009
Summary: Spain has produced some of the world’s finest artists, and the city pays homage to many of these greats in various museums around the city. Here’s what you don’t want to miss. . . . more

 Managing your Finances on your Barcelona Holiday - Category: Recreation - Travel 12/4/2009
Summary: Barcelona in Spain has cemented its place as a top destination for travellers coming far and wide, and retains its universal appeal for people of all ages. So how can you get the best out of your finances when visiting the Catalan Capital in such a current economic downturn? Here’s how. . . . more

 Barcelona Cruise Passengers – Planning a History Tour - Category: Recreation - Travel 12/4/2009
Summary: Many Cruise Liners roll up to the Old Port in Barcelona full of pager passengers willing to simple the Mediterranean delights that the Catalan Capital has to offer. However, with often only one day, planning is essential to make the most of your time. Here’s some help for a History tour. . . . more

 Barcelona Cruise Passengers – Planning a Gaudi Day - Category: Recreation - Travel 12/4/2009
Summary: The Mediterranean Port of Barcelona has become a must-stop destination for many of the major cruise liners, but often passengers have only one day to try and cram in the best sights – an impossible task. Here’s some help for those wanting to explore Gaudi’s fantastic works. . . . more

 Animals of Barcelona in History - Category: Recreation - Travel 11/13/2009
Summary: Now you might think that this is an article all about the Barcelona, zoo, in which case you’d be a little far off – let’s look at the animals in Barcelona Folklore up to the present time. . . . more

 Amazing Churches in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 11/4/2009
Summary: The Mediterranean city of Barcelona is famous for its stunning architecture and sprawling urban landscape, and with so many different places to visit in a short stay, it’s difficult to know how to choose. Here’s some information about the amazing churches the city has to offer. . . . more

 Virtual Tours of Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 11/4/2009
Summary: What if it was possible to fly over your next holiday destination, stopping to check on those places of interest, and even go inside to have a peek? Wouldn’t that make your holiday planning easier? Well, in Barcelona in Spain, you can do just that. Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Save Money Eating in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 10/20/2009
Summary: Today’s savvy traveller knows how to find the cheapest flight to the top destination, find the best location for accommodation and at the best price, so what about when you get there? Here are some tips for saving money on food in Barcelona, Spain. . . . more

 Best Barcelona Tapas - Category: Recreation - Travel 10/13/2009
Summary: With such an abundance of restaurants in a city like Barcelona, it’s difficult to know what kind of food to choose never mind where to go. A diner is really spoilt for choice when it comes to quality restaurants. So what about Tapas Bars? Read on to find out more! . . . more

 Concert Venues in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 10/13/2009
Summary: The Catalan Capital of Barcelona is a vibrant city, with amazing nightlife and an International feel, but it’s also a great place to see live Music. Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Wheelchair Users in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 9/15/2009
Summary: Visiting any new city needs some planning and advice is often needed in terms of navigating the city. Here’s some specific advice for wheelchair users in Barcelona. . . . more

 Romantic Ideas for Dinner in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 8/28/2009
Summary: The Barcelona restaurant scene is buzzing with such an eclectic mix of cuisines and tastes that picking up a guide book can often make you more confused than help. Here are my tips for some top romantic ideas for dinner in Barcelona. . . . more

 Getting the Best Seafood in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 8/23/2009
Summary: Nestled on the banks of the Mediterranean Sea is the bustling city of Barcelona. With a wealth of seafood on offer, it’s difficult to know where to start to get the best. Here’s what you need to know. . . . more

 Choosing your Barcelona Accommodation - Category: Recreation - Travel 8/23/2009
Summary: Your enjoyment of visiting a city can be heavily influenced by where you stay – and I don’t necessarily mean the neighbourhood. Here’s the low down on your choices of accommodation in the Catalan Capital of Barcelona. . . . more

 Barcelona Festivals - Category: Recreation - Travel 8/7/2009
Summary: The Spanish are well known for celebrating their festivals. Who can forget the famous Bull Runs in the streets of Pamplona for San Fermin, or the crazy Tomatina in Valencia. Well, Barcelona is no exception to the rule, and has some great festivals too. Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Choosing a location for your Barcelona Holiday - Category: Recreation - Travel 7/14/2009
Summary: The location of your holiday accommodation when visiting a city can play a huge part in your overall enjoyment of visiting that location – especially if it’s a city. A wrong choice can see you spend needless hours on public transport or worse, still, end up at party central and get no sleep. Here’s a heads up for the Catalan Capital of Barcelona. . . . more

 Hitting the town with Barcelona’s Nightclubs. - Category: Recreation - Travel 7/4/2009
Summary: Barcelona is one of Europe’s top destinations for a holiday. Great food, amazing architecture, beaches and parks and the cultural mix of immigrant nationalities make the Catalan Capital first on many a list of stops for a trip to Europe. And that’s not forgetting the unbeatable nightlife. Read on to find out what you need to know. . . . more

 Swimming in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/12/2009
Summary: Now from the title of the article, you might be thinking that this will be an introduction to the best beaches to swim in when visiting the Catalan Capital of Barcelona, In fact, there are some great places to swim in outside the beach area, heading back into town. Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Vegetarian Restaurants in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/12/2009
Summary: Mediterranean Cuisine is the envy of the world, and Barcelona is a hub of International cuisine, too. However, what about those visiting who are not meat-eaters? Read on to find the un-missable eateries in the Catalan Capital. . . . more

 Catalan Cuisine – Local Specialities from Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 5/27/2009
Summary: Mediterranean cuisine is world famous – the mix of fresh vegetables, fish and local grown produce is a mouth-watering prospect for any visitor to Spain. Catalonia is no exception, with many of its own specialities found no-where else in Spain. Here’s the low-down on what to ask for when you visit Barcelona. . . . more

 Live Music in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 5/27/2009
Summary: With such a diverse cultural and ethnic mix in Barcelona, it’s no surprise that the Music scene offers some fantastic places and just about every rhythm to dance to in the Catalan Capital. From Salsa to Blues, Rock & Roll to Jazz, Barcelona has it all on the live Music scene. Here are some of the best places to go: . . . more

 Tips for Driving in Spain - Category: Recreation - Travel 4/22/2009
Summary: Spain is a fantastic country to drive in, with some fantastic landscapes, but it’s also a very large country, and opting to drive in Spain needs some forward planning to ensure a safe journey. Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Eating Habits in Spain – What you need to know. - Category: Recreation - Travel 4/22/2009
Summary: Spain has long working days with the Spanish having longer a longer working week than any other European nation, so it’s of paramount importance to eat well throughout the day. Here are some tips you might need if you’re visiting as a tourist. . . . more

 Best Bookshops in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 4/16/2009
Summary: With so many shops in Barcelona, it’s hard to find the right place for your holiday read, if you happen to have forgotten a book. Rest assured that if you have any free time left from the amazing sights Barcelona has to offer, here’s the best places to hunt out a special treat. . . . more

 Shopping with Children in Barcelona. - Category: Recreation - Travel 4/16/2009
Summary: The Catalan Capital of Barcelona is a great place for shopping with many of the central shopping areas only for pedestrians, making it very easy to get around without worrying about traffic troubles, and therefore is an ideal place to travel with children. Read on to find out more. . . . more

 The 5 Elements of Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 3/25/2009
Summary: The Catalan Capital of Barcelona is a very popular city to visit, and it’s easy to see why. Here’s a look at the basic elements of nature ever-present in the city. . . . more

 Gaudi Focus – Casa Mila in Barcelona. - Category: Recreation - Travel 3/25/2009
Summary: Barcelona has many wonderful buildings and many of them have been designed by the Catalan architect Antonin Gaudi. One of the best buildings in terms of challenging the laws of modern architecture is Casa Mila. Read on to find out why. . . . more

 Barcelona Gaudi Focus – Casa Battló - Category: Recreation - Travel 2/9/2009
Summary: The famous Catalan architect, Antonin Gaudi, is responsible for 7 of the 9 UNESCO World Heritage sites that Barcelona boasts. Any trip to Barcelona is not complete without visiting as many of these works as possible. Here’s why Casa Battló should be high on your list. . . . more

 The Whole of Spain is inside Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 2/9/2009
Summary: Within the walls of Montjüic Mountain in Barcelona, lies a place where you can visit the whole of Spain in just one day. Sounds impossible? Well, it's not a time capsule or anything as futuristic! Welcome to Poble Espanyol. . . . more

 Barcelona Giants. - Category: Recreation - Travel 1/31/2009
Summary: From the title of this article, you might think that there’s a new football team in town, but you’d be mistaken. The Giants of Barcelona are ceremonial mannequins reaching heights of over 12 metres, and with a history dating back over 150 years. Read on to find out more. . . . more

 The best ways to get tickets for a FC Barcelona Football game - Category: Recreation - Travel 1/31/2009
Summary: The Mediterranean city of Barcelona is famous for many things – it’s stunning architecture, fantastic cuisine, cosmopolitan lifestyle and of course, the world-famous FC Barcelona sports team. So what’s the best way of setting about getting tickets to see this great team? Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Barcelona Nightlife – the lowdown on hitting the town in the Catalan Capital. - Category: Recreation - Travel 1/31/2009
Summary: Barcelona in Spain has some of Europe’s best nightlife, with many Ibiza DJs residents in Barcelona clubs off-season, and some amazing beach clubs, too. However, there are a few things you should know before putting on your glad rags and hitting the town. Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Popular Restaurants in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 1/31/2009
Summary: Spanish cuisine is enjoying an all-time high with Ferran Adrià’s “El Bulli” restaurant in Roses, just north of Barcelona being voted the best restaurant in the world for the previous 3 years. So what about the Catalan Capita of Barcelona itself? Read on to find out more. . . . more

 New Year Celebrations in Barcelona. - Category: Recreation - Travel 1/6/2009
Summary: New Year in any major city is usually a big party time, and Barcelona in Spain is no exception, although you might be surprised to find out that there are no organised events as such. So what's the best plan for New Year's Eve in Barcelona? Read on to find out more. . . . more

 A Gaudi Tour of Barcelona – Navigating your way round the most famous sights of Barcelona. - Category: Recreation - Travel 1/6/2009
Summary: With so many sights to see in the Catalan Capital of Barcelona, it’s difficult to know how to plan a short trip there and maximise your time. So what if someone could help planning an itinerary for visiting some of the main attractions of the city – the amazing architectural works of Antonin Gaudi? Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Gaudi Focus – Sagrada Familia – the Unfinished Masterpiece - Category: Recreation - Travel 12/22/2008
Summary: The Holy Family Cathedral in Barcelona is the most visited tourist attraction in Barcelona, pulling in over 2.5 million paid visitors each year – and it’s not even finished yet! So what’s all the fuss about? Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Barcelona Metropolis – Why Everyone wants to be in Barcelona! - Category: Recreation - Travel 12/22/2008
Summary: The 2008 Global Cities Index featuring with the Top 60 cities in the world was released recently and Barcelona in Spain didn’t even make the list! Here’s why I think they were wrong – read on to find out more! . . . more

 Free Entrance to Barcelona Museums? Yes please! - Category: Recreation - Travel 12/6/2008
Summary: Barcelona in Spain has some fantastic Museums; often it’s difficult to cram in seeing a few with so many other cultural and historical sights on offer. So what if told you it was free?! . . . more

 Why Sunday is My Favourite Day in Barcelona. - Category: Recreation - Travel 12/6/2008
Summary: Sunday is traditionally the day of the week for relaxing, spending time with your family or friends, and preparing for the coming week. In my home of Barcelona, there are a few more things on offer, too. Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Michelin Restaurants in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 12/6/2008
Summary: According to the new Michelin guide for 2009, Tokyo has more Michelin stars than any other city in the world. What about Barcelona? Read on to find out more. . . . more

 The 7 Deadly Sins of Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 12/3/2008
Summary: Barcelona’s Historic Old Town is one of the most beautiful and enchanting places during the day to visit, but at night the dark alleys of the Gothic Quarter and Raval, hold many stories related to the seven deadly sins. Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Christmas Festivities in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 11/27/2008
Summary: A Catalan Christmas is very different to many other European traditional Christmas celebrations, and the city of Barcelona is a perfect example to see why. Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Christmas Shopping in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 11/27/2008
Summary: Barcelona is already a great place to shop, but when it comes to Christmas, you’re spoilt for choice. So where are the must go places? Read on to find out! . . . more

 Barcelona Thrill Seekers. - Category: Recreation - Travel 11/21/2008
Summary: The Catalan Capital of Barcelona has lots to offer including great heritage, culture, gastronomy and nightlife, but there are also some other reasons people visit the surrounding areas and the city itself – those looking for thrills! . . . more

 New tips for Airline travel with Kids. - Category: Recreation - Travel 11/19/2008
Summary: Travelling with children, especially young children, can be tough at the best of times, but the confined space of an aeroplane can make things especially difficult, so it makes it a great idea to prepare for the worst. Here are some new tips I have picked up. . . . more

 Five Great Reasons to Visit Barcelona! - Category: Recreation - Travel 11/18/2008
Summary: On the banks of the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona is the second city of Spain and currently a hotspot for business and tourism alike. So what’s taking everyone to the Catalan Capital? Here are 5 reasons to find out why! . . . more

 Beyond Barcelona – Discovering Girona. - Category: Recreation - Travel 11/18/2008
Summary: Barcelona city has many sights to offer, including 9 UNESCO World Heritage sites, and various other cultural experiences, but for those of you wanting to escape the Catalan Capital – the northern province of Girona has much to offer. Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Top 10 Museums in Barcelona. - Category: Recreation - Travel 10/21/2008
Summary: Barcelona has some wonderful cultural sights and some of the world’s best architecture, but the Catalan Capital also offers some great Museums, too. Here are my best 10. . . . more

 A to Z of Barcelona, Spain. Part 2. - Category: Recreation - Travel 10/17/2008
Summary: Part 2 of my A to Z of Barcelona. Here’s letters N to Z ! . . . more

 A to Z of Barcelona, Spain. Part 1 - Category: Recreation - Travel 10/17/2008
Summary: Here’s the definitive list of everything associated with Barcelona - but from A to Z!! Part 1 from A to M. . . . more

 The Theatre Zone of Barcelona – Parallelo. - Category: Recreation - Travel 10/17/2008
Summary: Every big city has its Theatre Zone. New York has Broadway, London has Shaftsbury Avenue and around, and Barcelona has Avinguda Paral•lel. . . . more

 Barcelona Day Trips - Category: Recreation - Travel 10/10/2008
Summary: The Catalan Capital of Barcelona has many wonderful sights to see, but it’s also a city that can be easily navigated in a few days, leaving time for some outside trips. Here are the most popular day trips from Barcelona. . . . more

 Barcelona is Shopping Heaven! - Category: Recreation - Travel 10/1/2008
Summary: The Catalan Capital of Barcelona is famous for many things – the amazing architecture, the wonderful food, the Mediterranean coastline, but also the great shopping it provides. Here are my top places to make sure you visit whilst in Barcelona and if you have time, the surrounding area, too. . . . more

 Top 10 coolest ways to get around Barcelona. - Category: Recreation - Travel 9/23/2008
Summary: The Catalan Capital of Barcelona is a very accessible city, and fairly easy to navigate, which leaves you with only 1 question – how to move around. Here are my top 10 cool ways to visit the city. . . . more

 Top 10 Sights and attractions for children in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 9/16/2008
Summary: The top 10 attractions in Barcelona for children and families. . . . more

 Sant Pau del Camp – the hidden gem of Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 9/16/2008
Summary: Barcelona has many famous buildings, none more so than the spectacular Sagrada Familia by Gaudi, but the old quarters of El Raval house a real gem that not all of the guide books will tell you about. Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Barcelona as Business Capital. - Category: Business - Marketing and Advertising 9/4/2008
Summary: The Catalan Capital of Barcelona in Spain is a hotbed for business at the moment, with many of the major world congresses and conferences choosing Barcelona as their chosen destination. Read on to find out why. . . . more

 Travelling with children – how to make it easier. - Category: Recreation - Travel 9/4/2008
Summary: Anyone embarking on a trip with children needs to be aware of a few hints and tips to make the journey a lot easier. Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Best Barcelona Views - Part 2. - Category: Recreation - Travel 8/27/2008
Summary: Part 2 of the best views in Barcelona. . . . more

 Best Barcelona Views. - Category: Recreation - Travel 8/27/2008
Summary: Barcelona is sandwiched between two mountains and also flanked by the Mediterranean Sea, and views from an aeroplane arriving to the city’s airport show that it is a fairly hilly city in parts which makes for some stunning views. Want to find out where to go to get the most out of your digital camera? Read on. . . . more

 Saint George’s celebrations in Barcelona. - Category: Recreation - Travel 8/17/2008
Summary: April 23rd is Saint George’s Day, and while in England for example, the day goes pretty much unnoticed, apart from the odd few war veterans and maybe a flag hung outside a window somewhere. However, “San Jordi” is also the patron saint of Catalunya, and is certainly celebrated to the maximum! Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Barcelona Stag and hen destination. - Category: Recreation - Travel 8/17/2008
Summary: The Mediterranean city of Barcelona is one of Europe’s top destinations for travellers, and is also a favourite destination for Stag/Batchelor parties and hen weekends. Read on to find out more . . . more

 Barcelona, Spain as a family vacation location. - Category: Recreation - Travel 8/9/2008
Summary: Many people may think that a city break is not the first choice for a family holiday. However, Barcelona in Spain has many attractions for children and families. Read on to find out more. . . . more

 Barcelona Parks and Gardens. - Category: Recreation - Travel 8/9/2008
Summary: Flanked on one side by Tibidabo Mountain and the Mediterranean Sea on the other, Barcelona is a very compact city built fairly high and compared to other European cities, doesn’t have many green spaces, but those that it does have certainly make up for that fact. Read on to see why. . . . more

 Las Ramblas of Barcelona – the most famous street of the Catalan Capital - Category: Recreation - Travel 8/7/2008
Summary: “Las Ramblas” is the most famous street in the city and everyone who visits Barcelona will want to see why. Read on to find out more! . . . more

 Barcelona Gaudi focus: Palau Güell. - Category: Recreation - Travel 8/7/2008
Summary: Early 2008 saw the (partial) re-opening of one of Barcelona’s top attractions – Palau Güell, or the Güell Palace. This amazing edifice is a must see attraction in Barcelona – read on to see why. . . . more

 Barcelona UNESCO World Heritage sites – 9 masterpieces to marvel. Part 1 - Category: Recreation - Travel 7/20/2008
Summary: In 2005, UNESCO declared Barcelona as having nine sights of “outstanding cultural importance to the common heritage of humankind”. These nine sights are something you don’t want to miss! Read on to find out more! . . . more

 What NOT to see in Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 7/20/2008
Summary: Many visitors to Spain would love to include watching a bullfight as one of their “to-do” things, but if you visit Barcelona, you won’t want to. Read on to find out just why. . . . more

 10 easy ways to maximise your vacation rental prospects! Part 2 - Category: Recreation - Travel 7/3/2008
Summary: Part 2 of my tips to get the most out of your vacation rental property! . . . more

 10 easy ways to maximise your vacation rental prospects! Part 1 - Category: Recreation - Travel 7/3/2008
Summary: So many travellers nowadays opt for renting a vacation property when taking their well-earned break. If you’re one of these owners who wants to maximise their rental potential, read on! . . . more

 Montserrat – a great day trip from Barcelona. - Category: Recreation - Travel 7/3/2008
Summary: If you visit Barcelona, then there are various day trips in and around Catalunya well worth visiting – Montserrat mountain is one of them. . . . more

 Barcelona Tourist Bus - a Great Way to Visit the City - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: You may think that you're not the kind of person to take an open-top tourist bus when you visit a city, but the Barcelona tourist bus is a great way to get around. Read on to find out why. . . . more

 Budget Barcelona - Ways to Save Money in the Catalan Capital - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: With so many low-cost airlines offering cheap flights to Barcelona, if you book well in advance and generally avoid Friday to Mondays, you can get some amazing deals. So why should the savings stop there? Here are some tips for those on a tighter budget to still enjoy all the city has to offer without spending a fortune. . . . more

 Tasting Barcelona - Things You Must Have When You Visit the City - Part 2 - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: Part 2 of those thi ngs you just can't miss trying when visiting Barcelona! . . . more

 Tasting Barcelona - Things You Must Have When You Visit the City - Part 1 - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: Barcelona has a variety of delights to sample, and not all in the top restaurants. Many of the best treats can be enjoyed on a budget. I've split the list into 2 - read on to find out more! . . . more

 La Merce - Patron Saint of Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: Barcelona actually has 2 patron saints - Santa Eulalia, who is often called the children's saint, and Our Lady of Mercy, or "La Mercé". Find out here about traditions and festivities marking the week of September 24th. . . . more

 8 Questions You Should Always Ask When Renting a Vacation Apartment - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: There are so many advantages to renting a holiday home vs. a hotel room, but there are also a few important questions to ask during the booking process. Read here to find out more. . . . more

 When is a Good Time to Visit Barcelona? - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: Barcelona is Spain, and Spain means sun, right? Well, that's not strictly true, but Barcelona does generally enjoy sunny weather from May to October. The current drought problem in Barcelona just goes to show you how little it rains here. . . . more

 Santa Eulalia - the Forgotten Saint of Barcelona - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: If you've been fortunate enough to visit Barcelona in the week of the 24th September, you'll know from "La Merce" festival week, that the patron saint of Barcelona is Our Lady of Mercy. There is however, a second saint who is perhaps a little forgotten - and it's easy to see why. Read on to find out more! . . . more

 Gaudi Focus - the Main Attractions in Barcelona by the Famous Catalan Architect - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: One stop in Barcelona - even for a day - and if you didn't know who Gaudi was before you got here, then you will once you've left. The Barcelona-born architect left an unmistakable impression on Barcelona, which makes you think that even now the man was streets ahead of his time. The folk at the time of his works and constructions must have thought he was crazy! . . . more

 Scams to Watch Out For in Barcelona and Advice to Avoid it Happening to You! - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: Some scams to be aware of in Barcelona, and my tips for not being the next one it happens to! Tourists are often easy prey for the scammers and thieves in Barcelona. . . . more

 My Own Personal Top 10 Barcelona - Part 2 - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: Part 2 of my own personal Top 10 list of things to see and do in Barcelona. Following straight on from 1-5, here are the last 5. . . . more

 My Own Personal Top 10 Barcelona - Part 1 - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: After writing an article based on the official visitor stats for Barcelona sights and attractions, I had to add my own 2 cents worth. So here's my own personal, 8-year experience top 10, and the best thing is that 5 are FREE! This is Part 1. . . . more

 Top 10 Barcelona - Part 2 - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: Part 2 of my top 10 sights in Barcelona, based on the official visitor statistics. Following on from my previous article I have here the list of 5 - 10 of the top attractions in Barcelona by visits per year. . . . more

 Top 10 Barcelona - Part 1 - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: Here is the definitive list of official visitor statistics of the top ten sights to see in Barcelona, Spain. Why not check this list out before you go to avoid missing out on the best places? . . . more

 Navigating Barcelona - How to Find Your Way Around the Catalan Capital - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: One of the main concerns when visiting any new city is the fear of getting lost. Ok, we all know it's normal, and sometimes part of the fun but if you could avoid doing it then you would. This article gives you a quick and easy guide to Barcelona and how easy it is to find your way around. . . . more

 Barcelona Sights and Attractions - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: As one of Europe's top destinations and still the number 1 short-break city stop, just what is it that so many people can't resist about Barcelona? Find out here! . . . more

 Advantages of Rental Apartments When Visiting a City - Category: Recreation - Travel 6/29/2008
Summary: Ever wondered why so many people are deciding to choose apartment rentals when visiting new places? Find out here! This article looks at the advantages of renting an apartment by days rather than staying in a hotel. . . . more