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Grand Luxury Hotel Casa Fuster Modernist Landmark of Barcelona

01/11/2018 10:22:00 AM

Hotel Casa Fuster by architect Domenech i Montaner - picture by Carlos LorenzoDo you want to discover one of the top modernist landmarks in Barcelona? Come visit with me the Grand Luxury Hotel Casa Fuster, member of the prestigious Leading Hotels ...

The 4 Best Animals to Hunt in Spain

01/06/2018 17:44:00 PM

Spain is a geographically diverse country located in Southwestern Europe; its southern tip consists of the British Overseas territory of Gibraltar, with the narrow Strait of Gibraltar separating the territory from the Northern tip of Africa. ...

A Toast to Catalonia for New Year's Eve 2017

12/30/2017 17:43:00 PM

Cava Pink Cups by Juve i CampsNew Year's Eve 2017 is here and it well deserves a big toast for Catalonia in a turbulent year that has not been pleasant to anyone.No matter what your political views are, you have to agree with me that this is ...

Tuna Tataki for Christmas Main Course

12/22/2017 19:42:00 PM

Are you trying to come up with ideas for your Christmas main course, do you really want to surprise your family with something totally off the beaten track in these times of religion inspired celebrations?Then why don't you go for an authentic ...

Create the Best Photo Effects with Movavi Photo Editor

12/18/2017 07:05:00 AM

Movavi Photo Editor: Photo Effects Are you taking the first footsteps in the long road of photography and photo editing? Do you have experience but you don’t have time enough for long sessions using topnotch complex software or perhaps your ...

2017 Christmas Catalan Caga Tio Will Not Only Bring Presents

12/10/2017 20:14:00 PM

Resize hereThe second best Christmas gift delivery entity, after Santa Claus, at least in Catalonia, is as you well know by now, Mr. Caga Tio, expression that in the English world is timidly translated as Pooping Log. Let's not fool ourselves, ...

Fill Your Books For Your Photography Business This Festive Season

12/06/2017 12:48:00 PM

(Source) The festive season is a time where families reconnect, and everyone’s diaries are filled with festive parties, local events, and family meals. A lot of people want to be able to document these special, sentimental events in high quality, ...

Top 5 Alternative Things to do in Barcelona

11/28/2017 18:09:00 PM

Barcelona attracts millions of visitors every year, and it has some amazing places that you can visit. However, there is so much more to see than just the obvious attractions. Barcelona is buzzing with restaurants, bars and a few places you ...

Catalan Olives and Where to Buy Best Olive Oil in Barcelona

11/27/2017 20:21:00 PM

Olives and the oil extracted from them are the very essence of Mediterranean countries. They permeate our traditions, our idiosyncrasy and our very existence, since they give us health too. Wild olives were collected by Neolithic peoples as ...

Becoming a Pubilla, An Ancestral Tradition in Catalonia

11/22/2017 18:39:00 PM

Every year pubilles and hereus from all over Catalonia participate in a contest summoned by organizations that promote traditions of the past in the region. As was described in a previous post in Barcelona Photoblog, a pubilla is the heiress ...

Where to Have Real Italian Ice Cream in Barcelona

11/18/2017 15:56:00 PM

Although real good Italian ice cream you have to try in Italy, there are some good parlors in Barcelona that keep up with customer expectations.As with everything in this life, you have genuine things and bad copies, like JFK and Trump for example. ...

Mass Tourism in Barcelona and Catalan Crisis According to the Media

11/16/2017 06:52:00 AM

According to several sources, both local and international, tourism in Barcelona, Catalonia has dropped about 15 percent with respect to the same period last year during the referendum, the violent police repression crisis and the pacific d ...

Passeig de Colom and Moll de la Fusta: The New Waterfront of Barcelona

10/13/2017 15:28:00 PM

If you take a look at the old image you will have a better idea of what the present heavy traffic road occupies in space from the sea up to the buildings in the back. Next to the buildings, we have the view portrayed in the first picture, that ...

Polychrome Ceramic Work Detail at Casa Comalat by Lluis Bru i Salelles

09/25/2017 16:02:00 PM

This is a detail of the outstanding polychrome ceramic work by Lluís Bru i Salelles (1868 - 1952), one of the most important modernist mosaic artists in Barcelona ever. Salelles was commissioned by Domenech i Montaner several times. These ...

10 of the Best Modernist Architectural Buildings in Barcelona That Will Conquer Your Heart

09/20/2017 20:05:00 PM

By the end of XIX and beginnings of XX century, a new artistic movement spread throughout Europe that broke with the past and gave priority to craftsmanship and nature motifs over the rigid hierarchical structure of academic art.Such movement ...

10 of the Best Modernist Architectural Buildings in Barcelona That Will Conquer Your Heart

09/20/2017 20:05:00 PM

By the end of XIX and beginnings of XX century, a new artistic movement spread throughout Europe that broke with the past and gave priority to craftsmanship and nature motifs over the rigid hierarchical structure of academic art.Such movement ...

The Essential 4 Things to Do in Barcelona 2017 - Must See Attractions by Barcelona Photoblog

08/26/2017 15:42:00 PM

Whether you visit us for many days or are just here on your way to other destinations, there are some must see attractions of Barcelona you wouldn't want to miss!Here are the essential four most visited and beautiful hallmarks of Barcelona: ...

We Are All Barcelona, We Are All Las Ramblas

08/17/2017 10:30:00 AM

August 17th 2017 has been a sad date for Barcelona because of the savage terrorist attack occurred in the most visited street of our beautiful city. We do not want to remember Las Ramblas as an empty place but as the happy, busy, and free walk ...

The Bright Lights of Barcelona at Night

08/15/2017 15:06:00 PM

Barcelona is a beautiful city deep within the heart of Catalonia, and is steeped in cultural heritage, endless amounts of stunning architecture and sandy beaches that soak up the beaming sun. Moreover, the exquisite food destinations dotted ...

What to visit in Catalonia: Besalu Medieval Town and Bridge

08/01/2017 16:15:00 PM

A bridge with a lot of history, with several reconstructions and an uncertain origin, back in the XI century, Besalu bridge is definitely a great representative of the beauty of medieval towns and their architecture in general.The town of Besalu, ...

Woman Covered With Flowers at Barcelona Cathedral

07/30/2017 19:32:00 PM

With this woman literally covered with flowers near Barcelona Cathedral I start my holidays 2017. Let the coming month of August be happy and amusing to many, to those fortunate enough to have some rest from the monotony of a day job. To those ...

Rainy Day at Hotel Casa Fuster

07/24/2017 19:35:00 PM

Hotel Casa Fuster in Barcelona, works night and day, come rain or shine, to guarantee more than just the simple satisfaction of its clients. No wonder it is a 5 star, Grand Luxe Monument, member of the Leading Hotels of the World. In spite ...

Tattoo Boom in Barcelona

07/20/2017 20:03:00 PM

I do not know when it started but tattoos, at least beautiful tattoos, are growing exponentially in the city of Barcelona as well as the shops offering this service, of course. I cannot go technical here I am afraid, being a total ignorant in ...

Looking For Photography Inspiration Then Here Is Where To Find It

07/19/2017 17:48:00 PM

Taking pictures, having a love for photography or simply using it as a hobby is a wonderful experience to have. It enables you to capture memories, feelings and even specific thoughts during snapshots of time. However, sometimes it can be hard ...

Trasmediterranea Ferries: Juan J Sister

07/16/2017 18:47:00 PM

Trasmediterranea ferry, Juan J Sister, maneuvers in the vicinity of Grand Marina Hotel (WTC Barcelona), in Barcelona harbor. The picture is taken from Montjuic mountain, a wonderful spot you should visit to really appreciate the beauty of the ...

Montserrat Aerial Cable Car or Aeri, the Door to a Magic Journey

07/06/2017 18:36:00 PM

Add captionOpened in 1930, Montserrat aerial cable car or Aeri as it is called in Catalan, has long been one of the main attractions when it comes to visiting the impressive mountain range of Montserrat and its world famous monastery. Its secure ...

Mercat of Sant Antoni: Restored Market to Open in 2018

04/17/2017 18:43:00 PM

After 8 years of work, the remodeled Mercat de Sant Antoni is expected to be open to the public during the first months of 2018. With an important investment made by its own market stand owners and the local government, around 60 million EUR ...

3, 2, 1, Queso!

03/06/2017 16:33:00 PM

It may seem like taking a photo is as easy as pressing a button on a camera, but therein lies the difference between a quick snap and art. Anybody can take a picture; children can do it, even a dog could probably do it if you trained it to. ...

Nocturne Carnival Thoughts in Some Barcelona Bar

03/03/2017 12:18:00 PM

Carnival in Barcelona or in any other part of the world is not just parading and dancing like a wild animal in costumes. Carnival is an attitude, a change of look, a detachment from the usual you and in a way, a special opportunity to release ...

India to Barcelona made easy

01/17/2017 17:04:00 PM

A lot of Indians are now traveling to Europe for their holidays, and Spain is one of the top destinations on their list for its beautiful beaches, wonderful architecture and lovely people. No holiday to Spain is complete without visiting Barcelona ...

Barcelona Holidays 2017: Some Good Reasons to Visit Us!

12/31/2016 17:33:00 PM

2016 is about to expire, disappear, vanish from our lives forever and ever and we will set eyes on the future that lies ahead like we and all human race have been doing from eons ago. We decide that maybe the next year, always considering the ...

Sagrada Familia: Ceiling Detail

09/02/2016 18:48:00 PM

Here are a couple of images put together portraying details of the ceiling inside Sagrada Familia Cathedral in Barcelona. There are many of these ornaments that remind me of royal seals or who knows, cava corks. Anyway,I just wanted to show ...

Barcelona Attempts to Regulate Impact of Tourism in the City

05/29/2016 18:30:00 PM

Last year Barcelona had the pleasure of giving accommodation to 8.303.609 travelers. This astonishing figure, that represents an increment of 5,4 % against previous year, would please the majority of local citizens and institutions if it weren’t ...

Make the Most of Your Trip: Tips for Touring Barcelona

04/19/2016 11:16:00 AM

Barcelona is a seductive seaside city with dreamlike landmarks that hold historic secrets deep within their walls. The avant-garde city hosts a labyrinth of twisting streets that are home to Gothic-inspired architecture, award-winning restaurants, ...

Crypt Pillars and Ceiling at Sagrada Familia Cathedral

12/11/2015 14:53:00 PM

Close your eyes and think about architecture, try to establish a pattern of what is something astonishingly beautiful for you and for people in general and I am sure that when you open them again you will hardly come even closer to what Antoni ...

10 Fun Things to Do in Barcelona

12/03/2015 10:17:00 AM

Barcelonais among the most popular choices in the world, when it comes to holiday destinations. This is because there are so many great things to do there – like these ten.Taking a strollBarcelonaoffers great weather for wandering and attractions ...

The Best Spanish Restaurants in Hawaii

10/17/2015 12:48:00 PM

Hawaii offers plenty of culture throughout its many islands. But if you want to try something a little different and you are tired of having the local cuisine, rest assured that there are also several Spanish restaurants that you are sure to ...

El Vaso de Oro: Authentic La Barceloneta Style Tapas

10/01/2015 16:11:00 PM

They say that an image is worth a thousand words, so see for yourselves in a nutshell all that El Vaso de Oro can give you and don't just take my word for granted. Notice that the place is crowded with people that look pretty satisfied with ...

Cloister at Santa Maria de Santes Creus Monastery, Tarragona, Catalonia

08/24/2015 16:28:00 PM

This splendid Gothic cloister arcade can be admired at one of the gems of Cistercian art in Catalonia, the Santa Maria de Santes Creus monastery (1160). Cistercian architecture is well known for its austerity, following the precepts of Abbot ...

New Stained Glass Windows at Sagrada Familia Cathedral

08/17/2015 03:58:00 AM

Here is a detail of one of the stain glass windows at Sagrada Familia Cathedral. Many of these stained glass works of art are meant to harmonize with the light according to the season and the hour of day. Inside the cathedral, you notice that ...

Quick Tips for Choosing a Hotel in Barcelona

08/03/2015 10:49:00 AM

Jorge FranganilloWhenever you book a trip, one of the most important decisions to make is where to stay. Even if you're hoping to spend your time out and about, a good night's sleep is essential. You don't want to be kept awake by partying ...

United States Immigration: Basic History that You Must Know

07/23/2015 17:30:00 PM

United States immigration has always been interesting to many historians. It can be recalled that the first indigenous people crossed the ice bridge connecting Asia to North America some 12,000 years ago yet it wasn’t until the end of the ...

Renting an Apartment in Barcelona

05/10/2015 15:21:00 PM

Post courtesy of Apartment BarcelonaWhy choose an apartment?With more space and homely touches, along with the possibility of saving some pennies and sleeping larger groups together under one roof, more and more visitors are choosing holiday ...

Exploring Spain’s Neighbour - Four Top Lisbon Experiences

04/19/2015 15:37:00 PM

Spain and Portugal have a great deal in common with architecturally magnificent romantic cities, picturesque beaches, clear blue oceans and an endless supply of beautiful people. We have spent time providing the reader with everything they would ...

The Top 5 Architectural Masterpieces of Barcelona

03/03/2015 13:13:00 PM

Barcelona is Europe’s capital of architecture. From modernist wonders to gothic palaces, the city has some of the best buildings you’ll find anywhere. Anyone who loves architecture takes a pilgrimage to Barcelona at least once in their ...

Demon Living Statue in Las Ramblas

01/23/2015 12:49:00 PM

Watch out when you walk down Las Ramblas in Barcelona, you could fall in the claws of a demon and lose your pure soul forever, although for many of us sinners, it would be too late. I don't know who is more amusing here, the statue or the victims. ...

Spicy Orange Cow at Tapas Bar in Barcelona

11/23/2014 16:33:00 PM

Some bars and shops in Barcelona feature these well known cows that originally were meant as public art as part of the cowparade and that as everything popular in this life ended up getting into the advertising business to reinvent themselves ...

5 Secret Hideaway Places in Barcelona, Spain

10/30/2014 02:38:00 AM

As one of the most visited cities in Spain, Barcelona is a cultural wonderland for both tourists and residents. Though Barcelona is known for its famous attractions, such as the Barcelona Aquarium and the Picasso Museum, this lively city also ...

Ethnic Barcelona

10/23/2014 15:41:00 PM

Under the Catalan flag new citizens living in the old quarters unknowingly compose spontaneous scenes that were unthinkable 20 years ago. These new Catalans come from all over the world and they seem to have been always in Barcelona. Maybe it ...

Trumpeter at Carrer de la Merce

10/13/2014 17:09:00 PM

Street musicians or buskers can be found around Barcelona by the hundreds. There are some, especially in the subway that don't seem to be very qualified but all in all, you can find great intrumentalists roaming the streets. The old part of ...

Canopy and Crucifix, High Altar, Sagrada Familia

10/05/2014 16:16:00 PM

Above the High Altar at Sagrada Familia's temple, there is an Expressionist “Crucifixion of Christ”, a bronze version of a work by sculptor Carles Mani i Roig (1866-1911). The sculpture hangs from a beautiful canopy over a block of porphiry ...

V for Victory and Vote: La Diada, 300 years of honor

09/11/2014 14:19:00 PM

Today September 11th Barcelona celebrates the 300th anniversary of La Diada, the day in which the city was invaded and occupied by the army of the Two Crowns, in the year that marked the end of the War of the Spanish Succession. It was a very ...

Catalan Housewife

09/08/2014 16:15:00 PM

I found this poster the other day at El Raval neighborhood if I remember correctly with this modern Catalan housewife in crocs and fancy earrings gazing at some point far away through the window with determination and pride. I don't know if ...

Breaking Bad T-Shirts in Gracia Quarter, Barcelona

09/07/2014 15:02:00 PM

Few series have been as revolutionary as Breaking Bad, few plots have given us such huge adrenaline shots. Mr. Heisenberg or Walter White, here in this t-shirt I found displayed at a small shop in Verdi street, Gracia quarter, Barcelona, emulates ...

Multiethnic Street Mural at El Raval, Barcelona

08/29/2014 12:26:00 PM

On one of the alleys that ends up in La Rambla del Raval, there is this beautiful mural showing the multiethnic diversity that characterizes this neighborhood in the old part of Barcelona city. Unfortunately it is hard to know who's art this ...

The Broken Bell of Sant Miquel del Fai

08/20/2014 12:51:00 PM

Sant Miquel del Fai has been featured in this blog in the past. I recommend you follow the previous link for more information about this natural park. In fact the bell was included in yet another post titled Sant Miquel del Fai Church. I really ...

Gem Stores in Barcelona: Blue Howlite

08/05/2014 18:35:00 PM

Blue howlite has antiinflammatory and detoxifying properties, helps the immune system and it is used to deal with heartburn. It is also good for your memory and it is very soothing in general. It calms your anger, reduces anxiety and tension. ...

Barcelona Buildings Main Entrance: Rambla Catalunya

07/28/2014 16:08:00 PM

Barcelona map is studded with numerous emblematic casas modernistas, sumptuous buildings with exquisite main entrances that are a pleasure to the eyes of those who take the time to stop and snoop inside. This one here is a good example. You ...

Catalan Cuisine Suggestions: Restaurant La Violeta, Castelltersol, Barcelona

07/19/2014 12:23:00 PM

One the good things in life, if not the best, is to go out and find a nice meal, at a nice restaurant in a nice place. When it comes to enjoying excellent Mediterranean dishes, Catalan cuisine, is one of the best choices. It's been a long time, ...

A Day at Cafe Zurich, Barcelona

07/07/2014 17:08:00 PM

With more than 150 years of experience Café Zurich summons the essence of XIX century Barcelona. Founded in 1862 as a canteen called La Catalana and located in a train station the place originally used to sell beverages but soon it became a ...

Wrought Iron Door by Manuel Ballarin, Palau del Baro de Quadras, Barcelona

06/02/2014 16:54:00 PM

This a detail of the ironwork at the entrance of Palau del Baro de Quadras in Barcelona. This exquisite modernist wrought iron door was made by artist Manuel Ballarin i Lancuentra. From his foundry Casa Ballarin, the most important in the city ...

Wrought Iron Door by Manuel Ballarin, Palau del Baro de Quadras, Barcelona

06/02/2014 16:54:00 PM

This a detail of the ironwork at the entrance of Palau del Baro de Quadras in Barcelona. This exquisite modernist wrought iron door was made by artist Manuel Ballarin i Lancuentra. From his foundry Casa Ballarin, the most important in the city ...

More About Lenses: A Guest Post by Scott Staley

05/15/2014 06:00:00 AM

Just as there is no one camera that is perfect for every shooting situation, the same goes for lenses. Some lenses in certain situations have distinct advantages over others. An extra element of challenge is added through experimenting with ...

More About Lenses: A Guest Post by Scott Staley

05/15/2014 06:00:00 AM

Just as there is no one camera that is perfect for every shooting situation, the same goes for lenses. Some lenses in certain situations have distinct advantages over others. An extra element of challenge is added through experimenting with ...

Grape Vine Rootstocks of D.O Montsant

05/08/2014 16:21:00 PM

Near Siurana town, the latest muslim stronghold in Catalonia, reconquered by Christians in XII, there lies a prosperous community of over 60 cellars integrated under D.O Montsant (Denominación de Origen or Designation of Origin/Wine Apellation). ...

Ceiling Frescoes by Salvador Dali at Palace of the Wind, Dali Museum

04/30/2014 17:11:00 PM

These giant dancing feet by Salvador Dali can be admired at the ceiling of Palace of the Wind in the Dali Museum of Figueres and they date back to 1974 when the museum was built upon the remains of the former Figueres theatre. Please check this ...

Meat Grinder for Sausages

04/27/2014 13:37:00 PM

The color of raw meat, the remnants of a life that is no more, the blood and tissue that randomly entered the food chain on the expense of any odd pig to feed some any odd civilized and superior animal thanks to a sophisticated tool this very ...

Pigeon on Street Water Tap

04/22/2014 16:04:00 PM

Don't bother trying to feed the pigeon, in fact you can go and drink from the tap, the bird won't fly. It was funny, cause the fact pigeons are so many here in Barcelona and so exposed to a great range of illnesses, makes them look sort of unhealthy ...

Fruits of the Forest Icecream in Barcelona

04/17/2014 06:45:00 AM

Warm weather is here and with it the everpresent icecreams. I spotted this lucious fruits of the forest icecream somewhere in La Barceloneta. Actually, I took a big pistachio scoop. Not that I don't enjoy berries but pistachio and mango are ...

Paella Menus at La Barceloneta: Lover's Choice

04/15/2014 10:52:00 AM

On a lovely sunny day of April, tourists and locals alike start storming the streets of La Barceloneta not only to have a first rendezvous with the beach but also to frequent one of the many restaurants along the promenade in front of the marina. ...

New Trends: Facial Massage, Carrer Carders, Barcelona

04/12/2014 16:48:00 PM

Walking along carrer Carders in Barri de la Ribera, Barcelona there was this very chic salon where this guy was giving his client what it looked like a very proffesional facial massage. Massage is not something that I am very familiar with and ...

Beautiful Practice

04/11/2014 05:27:00 AM

Top 3 activities in Barcelona

04/07/2014 10:45:00 AM

Barcelona History told by its graffitiThe walls of Barcelona are the secret keepers of its history, guarding who why and when many works of art were created and made visible to all the citizens around the city. But it’s possible to get those ...

Catalan Modernist Ceiling at Hospital de Sant Pau to Celebrate Barcelona Photoblog's 2.000.000 visits!

03/27/2014 12:02:00 PM

This is one of the ceilings inside one of the many pavilions in the modernist complex at Hospital de Sant Pau. All buildings have been restored recently and it was open to public for a short period of time. Now they will charge a small fee to ...

Catalan Blood Sausage or Botifarra Negre, Vallverd d'Urgell, Catalonia

03/17/2014 17:29:00 PM

Here is a rack of Catalan blood sausages (Cat. botifarra negre). Originally they are red and become black during the boiling process that takes about 15 minutes. Later on they are hung to dry before they are finally grilled. This picture was ...

Cistercian Architecture: Poblet Monastery, Catalonia

03/10/2014 11:32:00 AM

This cloister gallery with its rib vaults and pointed arches can be admired at Poblet Monastery, a wonderful example of Cistercian architecture founded in the XII century that was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991. Cistercian a ...

Barcelona Carnival 2014: From a Child's Perspective

03/05/2014 16:09:00 PM

Barcelona's Carnival 2014 is coming to an end, as today is Ash Wednesday. Images from the parade will remain vivid in our memories but who knows how magic they can be in the eyes of a child. The world seems so different through the lens of an ...

Carnival 2014 in Barcelona: The Actors

03/03/2014 16:07:00 PM

Last Saturday was La Rua's day of Carnival 2014 in Barcelona. La Rua is the Catalan name for the

Frederic Mares Museum, Barcelona: An Act of Faith

02/08/2014 16:31:00 PM

A head, just a head, just a bloody head, sad fate, that of martyrs, eyes lost at the final moment,searching for a divine help that never came perhaps because everybody is meant to suffer in this valley of death, awaiting for that final judgement. ...

Love in Barcelona and Beyond

01/13/2014 17:01:00 PM

Love is all around us, it is always there, it will never ask you when to come, it is in the air, on those leaves, on the bark of that tree, in the way the time freezes around this warm embrace. This is such a universal scene, it has been so ...

Merry Christmas by Carlos Lorenzo - Barcelona Photoblog

12/25/2013 15:03:00 PM

I wish all of you my dear visitors Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Here is the stand at the entrance of Mercat de La Merce in Virrei Amat looked last weekend. Good luck and good health, prosperity and all the best for the rest of the season ...

Ohla Hotel Barcelona Dressed up for the Holidays

12/23/2013 10:13:00 AM

Ohla Hotel in Via Laietana, 49 looked this way last Friday night. The picture is taken with my cellphone. I liked the illumination for the holidays. If I were to select a hotel with good access to casc antic (old part of town) this one would ...

Palau Baro de Quadras - Ramon Llull Institute's Brand New Headquarters

12/19/2013 15:57:00 PM

Built between 1904 and 1906, Palau Baro de Quadras, is a beautiful sample of Catalan modernisme. This palace was designed by architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch for Baro de Quadras (baron of Quadras). The building's main entrance is at Avinguda ...

Cheap Flights from London to Madrid or Barcelona: Pros and Cons

12/06/2013 17:59:00 PM

Before talking about cheap flights from London to Madrid or Barcelona and giving my personal opinion, let’s check some stats and facts first: About 400 international destinations are visited on board of flights departing from London airports: ...

Casa Comalat Backside at Carrer Corsega 316, Barcelona

12/03/2013 16:49:00 PM

Casa Comalat is one of those secret places of Barcelona everyone would like to discover but sadly it is closed to the public. This Modernista house has two completely different sides which have been featured in Barcelona Photoblog in the past. ...

Artistic Postcards or Reproductions of Dali Paintings Near Dali Museum, Figueres, Girona.

11/28/2013 11:41:00 AM

It is not strange to find stands outside museums with people selling their 'artwork', on many occasions, artwork, directly related to what is displayed inside the museum. In this case, we are talking about the Dali Museum in Figueres, Girona. ...

Collections at Frederic Mares Museum, Barcelona: Hispanic Sculpture and Polychrome Carvings

11/26/2013 16:43:00 PM

There is an important collection of religious art at Frederic Mares museum in Barri Gotic, Barcelona. Impressive sculptures such as the ones in the picture can be admired in the premises as part of a rich sample of Hispanic sculpture in which ...

Barcelona Cruises, Port of Barcelona and The Future of Catalan Tourism

11/18/2013 16:47:00 PM

Barcelona is consolidating as the first port for Mediterranean cruises and this position has been strengthened after Carnival Corporation & plc reached an agreement last September with the Port of Barcelona to build and operate a new terminal ...

Pumpkins or Chestnuts? Halloween or Castanyada?

11/01/2013 14:16:00 PM

Although Halloween celebrations permeate Catalan reality each year and it is not strange to see carved pumpkins and people wearing fearsome costumes here and there, the eve of All Hallows' Day or All Saints is definitely about chestnuts, baked ...

The Mae West Room at Dali Theatre-Museum in Figueres, Catalonia

10/29/2013 11:32:00 AM

Today's image was taken at the Museu Dali and it is not a painting but an illusion created by Salvador Dali expressly for the Theater Museum in Figueres (province of Girona, Catalonia). This work, is indeed based upon one of his paintings: Mae ...