Our ten favourite vegan spots in Barcelona

With so many people signing up for Veganuary, we thought it would be a great month to share some of our favourite vegan hotspots around Barcelona! In recent years Barcelona has become much vegan-friendly, and while there still aren't a lot of vegan-only places, there...

Spanish vocabulary for Christmas

With the festive season fast approaching, brush up on your Spanish Christmas vocubulary! Questions to ask What are your plans for Christmas? ¿Qué planes tienes para Navidad? Are you spending Christmas with your family? ¿Vas a pasar las navidades con tu familia? Did...

The perfect present: Christmas gifts from Catalunya

If you've left your Christmas shopping until now and you're running short on inspiration, don't worry - we got you! Check out our suggestions for Catalan Christmas gifts that are sure to go down a storm for your nearest and...

Five free things to do in Barcelona in December

Winter is well and truly here, but that's no reason to hibernate! These five free events are more than enough reason to get out and about this month, so read on for the best that Barcelona has to offer this December.  Drap-Art: an International Festival of Sustainable...

Reasons to be thankful for living in Barcelona

It's Thanksgiving today, and whether you're American or not, the practice of gratitude is always a positive one! So this week we're celebrating the city that we love.          What's the thing about Barcelona that you're the most thankful...

Four free things to do in Barcelona in November

Days are getting shorter and the nights are drawing in, but Barcelona is the city that never stops! So resist the lure of the sofa, make the most of the city and check out the best free events on around town this month. DocField Barcelona  This photography festival is...

Ten buildings to see during 48H OpenHouse Barcelona

Every October the doors of some of Barcelona's most iconic buildings are opened to the public for the weekend, allowing us to get a glimpse of historic, architecturally important structures that are part of the city's landscape. If you're interested in architecture,...

Ten amazing language facts you’ve never heard of before

Here at Languages4Life we're keen linguaphiles - lovers of language - and language and linguistics never fail to astound us! Here are ten of the most fascinating facts about language that we've come across recently. Feel free to add any more amazing facts in the...

Five free things to do in Barcelona in October

The leaves are starting to fall and there's a nip in the air, which means autumn has arrived! But there's no time for hibernating when there are so many good events on around town! Read on for the best free events in Barcelona this October!  48H OpenHouse Barcelona...

Ten quirky traditions you’ll only find in Catalunya

Ever since Hemingway published The Sun Also Rises in 1926, a novel about the Fiesta de San Fermin in Pamplona, Spanish fiestas have been famous across the world for their idiosyncratic traditions, from running with the bulls to having tomato fights. But Catalunya has...

Five free things to do in Barcelona in September

The holiday season is over but autumn isn't quite here yet! Everyone is back from the beach and ready to make the most of the remaining sunny days and warm evenings before autumn kicks in, with our round up of the best events on around the city this September.  Festa...