Barcelona, for all its culture and history, is also best known for its fairly active nightlife scene. Numerous bars litter the city, providing both locals and tourists alike with good drinks and even better company. Indeed, there are even tourists who specifically come to Barcelona to seek out the many bars and sample as much drink as possible from each.
The Mirror news website published a helpful online travel guide to Barcelona last June 3, 2014 which did not fail to mention the city’s bars. The guide goes through the usual enumerations of famous landmarks, but is quick to note that almost every side road conceals a bar ready to entertain even the most clueless of tourists. The guide recommends that tourists should try the local beer, or a half beer, half fizzy lemon “clara.”
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Tapas is the catch-all term for the variety of appetizers and snacks that feature prominently in Spanish cuisine. What was once modest meals served in between glasses of wine is now a major food trend that is sweeping across the globe. Establishments that serve tapas encourage patrons to order different small plates to form one large and varied meal. While there are a good number of tapas restaurants around the world, purists would argue that Spain is still the best place to enjoy them.
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Summer is the peak travel season because the kids are out of school and family schedules are generally free. One of the most popular summer destinations is Spain, particularly Barcelona, because the city has something for everyone. The Huffington Post travel blogger Adam Groffman explains the allure of the city of Counts.
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For the past few years, various ethnic groups in Europe have been taking the center stage, both on the political and cultural scenes. According to renowned author of European travel guides Rick Steves, the Catalans are one such group and their home of Catalunya (also spelled as Catalonia) in Barcelona, Spain is currently one of the most exciting places to be right now. This description is especially true when it comes to the food, specifically tapas: Continue reading “Today, There are Better Ways to Enjoy a Plate of Tapas in Barcelona”
Before his vacation in Spain, self-confessed foodie Joshua Bousel expected a full-blown cultural experience of sights, sounds, and tastes distinctively Spanish. He treated his taste buds on world-renowned Catalan cuisine, characterized by a melting pot of flavors, spices, and other quirky features. Catalan cuisine and Tapas in Barcelona is dominated by a classification of appetisers, eaten in Barcelona and other Catalan communes. One of the most recognizable tapas in this region is the Pimientos de Padron, which thoroughly captivated Bousel, as he described in his article on SeriousEats.com. Continue reading “Pimientos de Padrón: A Taste of Authentic, Awesome Tapas in Barcelona”