7 Barcelona Restaurants from Traditional to Modern

By Jessica Fishman QUIMET Y QUIMET Quimet y Quimet: This is a very popular tapas bar but for good reason. The tapas is extraordinary and locals and tourists alike recognize the delicious quality and authentic atmosphere. This is not a sit down restaurant, it’s a traditional Catalan tapas bar, so diners choose from a delectable selection…

Architecture & Culture: 8 Barcelona Must Sees

Spain’s second largest city and the capital of Catalonia, Barcelona is the 6th most populated city in the European Union. Barcelona was founded by the Romans as a military camp and later came to be known as the capital of the County of Barcelona during the middle ages. It also remained a flourishing city under…

Calories Don’t Count on Vacation: 10 Dessert Places to Indulge in Europe

When traveling to Europe, you always hear about the rich culture, historic monuments, and one-of-a-kind experiences; but there is a dessert world in Europe that is just waiting to be tapped. The desserts in Europe are all unique, scrumptious, and you should do everything in your power to try them all. Barcelona If you are…

Tapas and Pintxos

5 Things You Need to Know About Spanish Cuisine & Tapas Bars You Musn’t Miss

By Jessica Fishman Spain has some absolutely amazing food that has earned an international reputation. Most notably, the tapas, pintxos, and paellas are known as the foods that you must try. While traveling through Spain with my family, going from region to region and experiencing many of the different types of cuisine that Spain has…

Why did Barcelona Boom?

By Jordan Susselman Barcelona was recently voted TripAdvisor’s 5th best travel destination in the world, after Paris, New York, London and Rome. But just thirty to forty years ago, Barcelona was nowhere near as popular as those other historic megacities, which have been top destinations for over a century. Besides being one of the world’s…

Hottest Clubs in Europe

Hottest Clubs in Europe

When in Europe, party like the Europeans do. On your European excursion, do yourself a favor and have a hell of a good time. Prepare to get sweaty, because here are the hottest clubs in Europe. 1.    Great Suffolk Street Warehouse – London  2.     Otto Zutz Club – Barcelona  3.     Paradiso – Amsterdam 4.  …

Barcelona Beer Fest 2013

By Yasmine El Tabib Why am I not in Barcelona right now for the Barcelona Beer Fest? @BcnBeerFest, I belong in your presence. If I were there for the 8th-10th this month, I would make it a personal goal to taste all 300 craft beers from your glorious bar of 50 taps. Is that even…

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Best New Year’s Eve Parties

You’ve been waiting for this all year. Now without further ado, 5 European cities where the party doesn’t stop‘til the moon becomes the sun in a new year. 5. Barcelona: What better way to spend New Years Eve than on the beach under the stars, a couple drinks in your hand, that special someone on your arm? In…