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Blog posts for tag: Barcelona

Te amo España!!

22 Jan 2017
Categories: European Travel     Tags: , , ,
So delicately close to Africa, sandwiched between Portugal and France is one of Europe’s largest countries, Spain. This is a country full of music and positivity, the Spanish are well known for finding the best in every opportunity. Its landscape is vast and in some places quite wild with a huge contrast spreading from its northern shores to the southern regions…

Five Awesome Ideas For A January Break

25 Nov 2016
Categories: Holidays     Tags: , , , ,
Once Christmas is all wrapped up, most people are ready for winter to be done. Sadly, it tends to drag on for another month or two, lingering about like a dark and frosty hangover. Bah. Still, not to worry! Nothing solves a problem like saying “nope” and running off, so here’s some inspiration to help you plan the perfect January retreat. Let’s start the new year off in style, shall we…

Define Fine Launch Luxury City Guides

The series includes the cities of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Rome, Stockholm, Moscow and St. Petersburg and then onto Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh City, Buenos Aires, Sydney and Melbourne. Each Define Fine book takes the reader on a special and unique journey – with its authors – through a personal and independent selection of hand-picked places…

A Brief Guide to Your Spanish Grand Tour

24 Oct 2016
Categories: European Travel     Tags: , , , ,
When you travel abroad, it isn't always easy to get the most out of the time you spend there. This is especially true when visiting a country with as much history and as many attractions and hidden gems as Spain. Here are some tips to get the most out of your Spanish holiday…

7 of the most romantic proposal locations in the world

29 Jul 2015
Categories: European Travel     Tags: , , , , , ,
A marriage proposal is more than muttering a mere four words. The setting has got to be right. The stage has got to be perfect. It’s got to be memorable. Struggling for inspiration? Worry not, for here are seven of the most romantic proposal locations in the world…

Sydney versus Barcelona

17 Jun 2015
Categories: Infographic, Travel News     Tags: , , ,
We take a look at two great cities of the northern and southern hemispheres – Sydney and Barcelona with this helpful infographic and see how they stack up side-by-side, from the Sydney Opera House to Gaudi’s stunning unfinished basilica, The Sagrada Familia...

Travelling Safely in Five Desirable Destinations

5 Jan 2015
Categories: Travel News     Tags: , , , , , ,
When travelling, you’re going to have some of the best times of your life, but some of the most desirable destinations in the world are also known for petty crimes. Here are some simple ways to keep yourself safe in five of the most tourist-heavy cities...

Barcelona’s 5-Star Grand Luxury Hotels – Part Two

1 Aug 2014
Categories: Hotels     Tags: , ,

Our sneak peek with Barcelona Experience at four of Barcelona’s 5-Star Grand Luxury (5SGL) hotels continues today with Mercer Hotel and Hotel Miramar…

Barcelona’s 5-Star Grand Luxury Hotels – Part One

31 Jul 2014
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This month we started a blog series in which we visit all of the hotels in the city’s 5-Star Grand Luxury (5SGL) class, a category assigned by Barcelona’s official hotel association. Today we’re bringing you an inside look at two of Barcelona’s 5SGL beauties: El Palace and the W Barcelona…

The 5 most luxurious areas in Spain

24 Jun 2014
Categories: European Travel, Luxury Travel     Tags: , , , ,

With its rich historical background, vibrant national culture, enticingly warm climate and breathtaking scenery, it’s easy to see why Spain is one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations. While it caters wonderfully for backpackers and young travellers on a budget, Spain also oozes luxury and sophistication for holidaymakers with extravagant taste...