Christmas in Barcelona and Catalonia


Christmas in Barcelona and Catalonia!!!!! We are quite particular with our Christmas celebrations and traditions. "Pessebre," "caganer" and "caga tió" are some words related to Christmas that are only known here. So, what do they mean? "PESSEBRE" This is the Pessebre we did home A "Pessebre" is the representation of the Nativity of Jesus and the arrival of the Three Wise Men. It is quite traditional to set up one at every house, but you can find them also on many Town Squares, inside courtyards, Churches, and many more places. According to the tradition the first [...]

Christmas in Barcelona and Catalonia2019-03-04T17:51:06+01:00

Eat like a local in Barcelona


Eat like a local: As we explained to you at the blog post " Tapas, do you really know what tapas means? " we are not all day eating tapas, it is just an informal way of having some drinks and some food with friends. The main meal of the day is lunch, let us explain to you how our meal schedules work. Lunch and dinner schedules: Restaurants are filled with locals between 2 and 3 pm for lunch and empty before 9 pm for dinner. Why are these meals so late? The answer is easy, because of the Spanish work schedules. [...]

Eat like a local in Barcelona2019-01-31T20:15:35+01:00