Latin American side of Barcelona: the best restaurants

As most of you know the diversity of gastronomy in Barcelona is endless. We always try to show the best of it and today it is turn of Latin American side of Barcelona. So, we invite you to go over the best restaurants that represent cuisine from Argentina, Peru and Mexico. Would you like to join us?

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Let’s start from the above of the world map; to be exact we are going to the colorful and spicy Mexico! The variety of Mexican restaurants in Barcelona doesn’t have count. But the fists we are going to talk is La Taquería situated at Passatge de la Font, 5, just in 5 minutes from the most famous highlight of BarcelonaSagrada Familia. If you have never tried Mexican food, this place is for you! Its owners are Mexican and they know everything about authentic street food. Every weekend they do some traditional recipes. Don’t pass by!

Continuing with spicy food we’ve moved to the land of Sapa Inka – Peru. This kind of cuisine also is well-known in Barcelona. At the same part of the city, right Eixample at c/Còrsega, 607 we have found a large line waiting their turn. El Señorío takes the leading role among some Peruvian restaurants of Barcelona. Here you will find the menu with cebiche and creole food you really would like to repeat. Good lunch menu, well presented and energetic. Try it!

Now is time to eat meat, yeees a good fillet steak from El Calafate, a unique space that exclusively dedicates to Argentinean cuisine in Barcelona. El Calafate was born from the passion for Argentina’s cuisine and especially of that part of Patagonia, which gives this name to the restaurant. If you really like a good food try Argentinean barbecue, right in the Eixample of Barcelona. This place was ​​recognized as one of the best Argentinean restaurants in town.

Now your turn to choose what you’re going to try first!

Bon appétit!

Have fun with children in Barcelona is possible!

Barcelona is a city that gives you a wide variety of activities and, therefore, if you come to Barcelona with your children there is plenty of things to do. Although it is clear that there are a number of monuments and views of Barcelona you should not miss in Barcelona even if you come with small children (plus they can also make them perfectly), you’re probably thinking more proper places for children, at least you can combine leisure of parents with children.

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 Take the advantage because when you go to visit most sights and highlights of Barcelona, children have significant discounts. Same with services like the Barcelona Card, museums and transportation.

  • Start your day at the most famous street in Barcelona – Las Ramblas. Your little one will definitely love it because of monsters that move or dance. Finishing your route by Las Ramblas don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Wax Museum and El Bosc de les Fades.
  • Aquarium is another activity kids used to like and it’s perfect place to have fun with your children in Barcelona. Situated in Port Vell next to Maremagnum shopping mall it is one of the most important and big aquariums in the world. It houses more than 11,000 fish and sea creatures of 450 different species. Thanks the proximity to the shopping mall Maremagnum where you can find fastfood restaurants, even though look for other options as Barcelona has a big variety of gastronomy.
  • The king of Magic as its name tells us, this is an authentic temple for magicians. Situated at c/Princesa, 11 in a plenty center of Barcelona, this place houses a big shop for all who is fan of magic. Also counts with theatre and museum that you can find at c/Jonqueres, 15. Be sure your little ones will take some tricks for sure.
  • Zoo of Barcelona. Is there anything more that could fascinate kids as the zoo? At the Barcelona Zoo you will spend a wonderful day with family for sure, both young and old. Each season has its advantages and disadvantages to see the zoo, but always ensures fun for everybody. Kids will especially enjoy shows with dolphins and seals.
  • After all those activities it’s time to relax, but with less activity. It’s time to cook! Your kids will enjoy the process of cooking, especially if we talk about sweets. So, do you like a plan?

We hope you will enjoy your stay and have fun with your children in Barcelona! And then don’t forget to tell us what was the most interesting?

Barcelona Concerts 2014

This week we are going to talk about the multiples concerts that Barcelona takes under her wings in 2014. During these 3 months and a half a lot of great performances are waiting for its spectators. Among countless concerts Jazz festival and Sir Elton John are waiting for you, so check the following list and don’t miss your opportunity while visiting Barcelona.

Firstly let’s talk about the biggest festival of Jazz in Barcelona that celebrates its 46 anniversary in 2014. Every year Vall Damm Jazz Festival invites legends of Jazz from all over the world. This year isn’t an exception. Among them Diana Krall, canadian singer and pianist with her last album “Glad Rag Doll” (Friday, 10 of October); The Campbell Brothers directed by Chuck Campbell, a musician who has often been called Jimi Hendrix or Django Reinhardt of the steel guitar. On Thursday, 6 of November John Legend who is already one of those essential names, singer and songwriter, critical acclaim, winning multiple awards, among which are nine Grammy Awards, three Soul Train Awards will take part of Barcelona Jazz Festival at Auditori del Fòrum. And for those who likes old school, harry up to buy a ticket (Attention: limited tickets) for amazing and as usual greatest performance of Chucho Valdés and his Afro-Cuban Messengers. Find more information about Vall Damm Jazz Festival here.

During October you can find a list of concerts for any taste, but among them there two you probably are waiting for: On 1st of October at Palau Sant Jordi, Pharrell Williams and his Dear Girl tour will give the first concert in Barcelona. Two weeks later, on Thuesday, 14 of October Australian diva Kylie Minogue will present her new album “Kiss Me Once”.

November gives you even more opportunities, such as a big concert of Lady Gaga on Saturday, 8 at Palau Sant Jordi and at the same time and day legendary Guana Apes at Razzmatrazz. On Friday, 14 of November a bit of british pop rock with James Blunt. The European tour of OneRepubic showing the last work named “Native” stops in Barcelona on Wednesday, 19.

The next 6 of December Elton John and his band will perform at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, which will be the only concert in Spain. The concert is part of the international tour to promote his new album “The Diving Board” for which the singer received the BRIT Icon Award in London.

We hope you´ll find something for your taste and will enjoy your staying in Barcelona!

Arab bath in Barcelona… Let’s relax!

Visiting Barcelona we are so obsessed and excited with all the beauty we can find here. Sometimes the visit isn’t longer than 3-4 days what makes it more stressful. Let’s take one hour off and let’s imagine we have made a teleportation to the Arab bath without moving from Barcelona. We have two great options for your choice; just let your body and mind have a total relax. We are sure; you would definitely like to go to the Orient after this experience.

Aire de Barcelona, Baños Arabes y Spas en Barcelona

If the only thing you need is relax and disconnect from the entire world, the ideal plan is go into Arab bath for some hours and forget about everything. Choosing Thermal Bath with Aromatherapy and 30 minutes of relaxation massage in Aire de Barcelona you will have a treatment that maintains a good balance between the experience of bathing and massage. The service consists walking through the different rooms including different temperatures, as the Hot and Cold Bath. It also has the Steam Bath, or Hammam, and, under the original Roman vault, there is available the Salt Bath as well. Approximately 105 minutes of relax you will never forget. Where: Paseo Picasso, 22, Barcelona.

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 Rituals d’Orient is the other one Arab bath in Barcelona. This spa faithfully reproduces baths establishments from Morocco and Turkey, areas with wet steam, their pool, water bowls and the area where the exfoliation ritual is realized, then rhassoul wrapping, massage … And then the treatments!Here you can find as massage a la carte or different packages of Hammam rituals, also wide variety of body and facial treatments. One of them Softness of Shea, a body treatment with such a beautiful name that helps to regenerate your skin and finishing the treatment a massage with a moisturizing shea. Approx. 60 minutes. Is it great, right? Where: Carrer de Loreto,50 Barcelona

So, ready to forget about everything just for one hour?

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