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Best Boutique Hotels in Barcelona

There aren't many cosmopolitan cities in Europe that effortlessly combine a city beach with mountain ranges and urban life. Not to mention Michelin-star restaurants, a plethora of rooftops, picturesque plazas and showstopping Modernist buildings. If you don't know your Gaudi from your Miro, you will after a trip to Barcelona. Snack away on embutidos and cheeses from local markets, drink a glass of house vermut as an aperitif and walk around the grid system streets to people watch and get a real insight to real life.

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Interview with Carolina from The Treasures

We happen to know Carolina Carrasco, Founder of The Treasures, via DestinationBCN, as the boutique apartment rental company collaborates with locals to enhance the stay of their guests. It's fair to say that Carolina has evolved somewhat from initially doing corporate events for clients in the southern part of Spain before launching one of the first bespoke walking tours in Barcelona and refocusing on creating special moments for visitors seeking a more bespoke travel experience.

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Road trip In Andalusia - South West Itinerary

There are endless opportunities when you venture on a sweet off-season road trip through the provinces of Seville and Cádiz. The southern most part of Spain is cherished for having some of the most scenic sights, from nature reserves to ancient towns with lyrical names. As travelling slow is the best way to experience Andalusia, we recommend a week to discover the two provinces that we cover in this read.

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72hrs in Malaga

Few places in Europe possess such a rich, varied and lengthy history as Malaga. It is, in fact, one of the oldest established cities on the continent, having been founded by the Phoenicians some 3,000 years ago, while evidence of indigenous civilisations harks back thousands of years before that. Locally discovered Neandertal relics and cave paintings dated more than 30,000 years old indicate that the Malaga region supported human life from its earliest development.

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Best Hotel Christmas Menus in Barcelona - 2018

As we approach December it’s official, we don't have long until Christmas. Surprisingly or not, many people flock to Barcelona during the festive period. Some to visit family, others to simply explore the city and enjoy the winter sun, and then there are those that stop by before skiing in Andorra. In any case, you may be looking for a special place to host a divine meal during either Christmas Eve, Christmas day or New Year celebrations.

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Best Boutique Hotels in Palma de Mallorca

Mallorca is a breathtaking island located in the Balearic islands of Spain. The island continues to offer wonderful Mediterranean experiences that boast rustic retreats, hiking trails, luxury resorts and more. Palma de Mallorca, has seen a rise in boutique and luxury stays in the last few years, and this teamed with traditional artisan places, Michelin star eateries and contemporary museums, makes for a melting pot of a city. 

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All Those Market - Christmas Edition

Nothing marks the arrival of Christmas more than a dreamy artisan market, with great food and top company. We are happy to share that  All Those market the culinary bonanza, returns on the 2nd and 3rd December in Barcelona. The local market continues to raise awareness for artisan brands and companies alike from different parts of Spain, and this year they will be based at the Museu Marítim de Barcelona. 

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Top Rooftops in Barcelona

Barcelona is famed for its decorative modernism, night scene, Catalan cuisine and that fine balance it has between the city and beach. These are just a few of the reasons as to why visitors flock to this melting pot of happenings. The hotel game has stepped up dramatically, with Barcelona now hosting a fair share of boutique hotels throughout the city - where many are topped off with... a rooftop.

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2nd Edition of the Independent Barcelona Coffee Festival

The Independent Barcelona Coffee Festival (IBCF) is back in the city on the 5th and 6th of May, 2017. This initiative was created last year by All Those, Nømad Coffee, Right Side Coffee, Satan’s Coffee Corner and Skye Coffee Co, and has come back this year with even more workshops and participants. Expect to find coffee shops and roasters in the specialty coffee scene to participate from all over Spain, mainly Barcelona city, in addition to an important handful of guests from Europe. 

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Sitges - the hotspot on Catalonia's Coast

Sitges is a world known town merely 35 minutes away from buzzing vibrant Barcelona. This seaside town is an utopia for those seeking fun in the sun, great tapas and a serene Mediterranean feel. Known for holiday goers from all parts of Europe, mainly from France, the UK and Germany, this town packs a long list of things to do.

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72hrs in Palma de Mallorca

Mallorca has been an unbeatable holiday destination for decades due to its Mediterranean appeal, culinary traditions and historical attributes. The island has many corners of escapes that are tranquil and peaceful, while the main city Palma resembles an idealistic epicentre of the Mediterranean's envious way of life, with a rich cultural agenda. This 72 hours post is packed with insider tips on where to eat, drink and stay in Mallorca on a three-day break.

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San Juan Gastronomic Market in Palma de Mallorca

Mallorca has a way to spawn and nurture distinctive foodies, due in large part to the diversity of its food scene and Michelin-starred cuisine. Despite your price range, there is always the jewel in the crown of Spanish cuisine, and it is the tapas (appetisers) culture. Tapas are one of the identifying features of Spanish gastronomy, which over time has evolved into an entire sophisticated cuisine. The crème de la crème of tapas in the city of Palma de Mallorca goes to the San Juan Market.

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