Tag: Holidays

Easter Traditions in Spain: Las Monas de Pascua

Easter Traditions in Spain: Las Monas de Pascua

Semana Santa (Holy Week) for Christians is a special time in Spain. Although the reputedly religious South of Spain is more well-known for its Easter traditions, pastry shop windows in Barcelona will be filled with las monas de pascua for the occasion. Las monas de pascua are hollow […]

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All About Celebrating Carnival in Barcelona

All About Celebrating Carnival in Barcelona

It’s that time of the year again in Barcelona! Get ready to pig out, drink, dress up and get wild during the seven days of fun leading up to Lent, a time of abstinence for Catholics. Carnival (Carnaval in Catalan) starts on February 23, Dijous […]

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Events and Activities Happening in Barcelona: December, 2016

Events and Activities Happening in Barcelona: December, 2016

Barcelona’s event calendar is always full, adding to the city’s charm. Although not the best time of the year for outdoor activities, Barcelona’s weather remains more or less mild throughout the winter, providing an enjoyable atmosphere for live music events or food trucks. From special […]

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How to Have an Awesome Travel Experience on a Budget

How to Have an Awesome Travel Experience on a Budget

Didn’t have a chance to save up for your next trip? Don’t worry, most of us are in the same boat and instead of putting off that sensational adventure until next year, you can have an amazing experience even on a tight budget, which can cost […]

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Easter Traditions in Spain: Semana Santa

Easter Traditions in Spain: Semana Santa

  Although Barcelona isn’t known for celebrating Easter as extravagantly as some of the other cities in Spain, they do host their own special services and processions, which are exciting to watch if you’re a tourist, since most tourist sites will be closed during ‘Semana Santa’ […]

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