Barcelona hosts a vibrant community of bloggers, made up of both locals and expats from all over the world, from Mexico to Finland. In this article you’ll find Barcelona bloggers doing a great job of covering the themes of culture, food, travel, fashion, arts and news.
Barcelona Culture and Lifestyle
Spiral Staircase at La Sagrada Família
Barcelona Blonde Jessica of Barcelona Blonde is from England originally, but grew up in California before moving to the Catalan capital. One of the most in depth and popular English language Barcelona blogs, Jessica covers recommendations for top things to do in the city, traveling Spain and expat life. Don’t miss her fun series of YouTube videos, which compliment her blog writing. Find Jessica on Twitter @holayessica
Homage to BCN Rob Dobson, a search engine marketing (SEM) consultant from London covers Barcelona restaurants, nightlife and day to day living in his creative and colourful blog. Find Rob on Twitter @H2BCN
Barcelona Hacks An interactive Barcelona travel guide where readers ask questions with free, guaranteed responses from expert locals.
Barcelona Lowdown Richard started his blog in 2013 as a place to share his knowledge and enthusiasm for his adopted hometown of Barcelona. He provides great coverage of lesser-known sites and insider tips for visitors and locals alike. Find Richard on Twitter @BCNLowdown
Las Calles de Barcelona is written by Angela, originally from South London who has been living and working in Barcelona for 8 years. The blog offers inspiring ideas on fun things to do in Barcelona.
Fleas and Dogs in Barcelona The title of this blog is a reference to the the Spanish saying si quieres el perro accepta las pulgas, which means if you want the dog accept the fleas. Raval based blogger Prithika Nair covers the dogs (the obvious good stuff) such as the architecture, art and restaurants that attract so many visitors, while also describing the fleas (quirky, strange or disturbing things) that make up the darker underworld of the city. Find Prithika on Twitter @PrithikaN
Guiri Girl in Barca Julie Sheridan moved to Barcelona from Scotland in 2011. Working as a freelance writer and translator she also blogs with wit and verve about subjects ranging from Catalan independence to gluten-free Barcelona restaurants. Find Julie on Twitter @guirigirlbarca
The Barcelona Edit An online destination including resources, community and editorials that reflect the Mediterranean lifestyle and local living. Find the Barcelona Edit on Instagram @thebarcelonaedit
The Expat Chronicle Tips and tales from an American family living and working in Barcelona. Articles include Barcelona insider tips, family travel advice, expat resources and raising children abroad. To follow this family’s adventures, follow Lauren on Instagram @theexpatchronicle
Barcelona Museum Barcelona-Museum offers a list of all the attractions as well as descriptions on the top 10 sights to see, plus some additional information and advice for your visit. Made by Céline Mülich, who studied history and art history and previously worked at two large museums in Frankfurt. Find Barcelona Museum on Facebook @barcelonamuseum.de
Barcelona Connect Created in 2014, Barcelona Connect has over 800 posts offering useful information and insider tips for visitors and tourists in Barcelona. Find Barcelona Connect on Instagram @barcelonaconnect
Un Buen Dia en Barcelona This is a great Spanish language blog covering things to do, special offers, shopping and interviews.
Coming to Spain This blog by French-Cameroonian Laetitia is tailored towards black women and includes job search advice, interviews and reflections on life in Spain. Find Laetitia on Instagram @coming_to_spain
Barcelona.cat Cultural events, news, business and guides from the Barcelona City Council.
Foodie and Gastronomic
Air Baguette at Tickets Bar
Appetite and Other Stories Swedish expat Sara has been based in Barcelona since 2000 and uses her blog to share her favourite restaurants, cafés, bars and stores in and around Barcelona. She also does amazing food photography. Find Sara on Twitter @AppetiteAndOS and on Instagram @appetiteandotherstories
Foodie in Barcelona Suzy Taher came to Barcelona from Berlin where she had also been writing about eating out. Her once a week blog updates help you find the special places to eat in Barcelona, covering everything from high end to modestly priced restaurants. Find Suzy on Twitter @FoodieBarcelona and Instagram @foodieinbarcelona
Freaky Foody Barcelona based duo Ilaria and Paolo are food freaks who love wandering around and trying new tastes and places. Their blog provides tips and reviews about all the things they’ve tried and places visited. Find Freaky Foody on Twitter @FreakyFoody and Instagram @FreakyFoody
Barcelona Food Experience Maria moved from Finland to Barcelona 10 years ago and fell in love with the city. On her blog she covers her favorite places to eat, breaking them down by neighborhood. Find Barcelona Food Experience on Twitter @barcelonafood and Instagram @barcelonafoodexperience
Yummy Barcelona Yummy Barcelona is written by Alejandro, who also works as a digital marketing manager. It is one of the best gastronomic blogs in town, helping readers to find good recommendations for where to go out and eat. Find Yummy Barcelona on Twitter @yummybcn
o lo comes o lo dejas! Founded in 2011 by three friends; Sergi, Carles and Bernardo. The blog is a visually oriented guide to independent places to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner. Currently it covers Barcelona, Madrid, and Alicante. Find o lo comes o lo dejas! on Instagram @olocomesolodejasbcn
FoodBarcelona Originally from Newcastle, Steve Tallantyre has been a witness to Barcelona’s food scene since the 1990’s. He writes restaurant reviews and covers other food related themes with wit and verve. Find Steve on Twitter @foodbarcelona
eatinbcn Written by Carla Alvaro, an economist, lawyer and nature lover. The blog provides a detailed guide to Barcelona restaurants and goes beyond with varied posts ranging from recipes to hotels and travel guides. Find Carla on Twitter @eatinbcn and Instagram @eatinbcn
BravasBCN Edu has been writing about gastronomy for about 16 years and created #bravasBCN in a bar 9 years ago. He has visited more than 600 places to hunt for the best Patatas Bravas. Find Edu on Instagram @bravasbarcelona
Cooking with a Cat Eloisa Faltoni, a chef specialized in healthy cooking shares her healthy recipes, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free, compatible with the fast metabolism diet (FMD). Find Eloisa on Instagram @gatoenlacocina
Driftwood Journals The blog of Ben Holbrook, a Barcelona-based travel writer and photographer from Wales. Ben writes with wit and flair about where to eat and drink, things to do and places to stay in Barcelona and other destinations in Spain and Europe. Find Ben on Twitter @ben_holbrook
Ansku BCN Ansku is a Finnish travel blogger living in Barcelona. Her blog covers the themes of photography, hiking and outdoors, high quality hotels, good wine and gluten free food. Find Ansku on Twitter @anskubcn and on Instagram @anskubcn
Dee Across the Sea Originally from Bulgaria, Dee (Dayana) is passionate traveler and perpetually pensive writer who has traveled solo since the age 16. She tries to find creative ways to see the world and would be happy to help you do the same. Find Dee on Twitter @deeaxthesea
Blonde in BCN Glaswegian expat Roisin (Rosh) covers travel and lifestyle, writing about her favorite places in Barcelona as well as her other travels. An aficionado of good food and wine she reveals the hidden gems of the city away from the tourist hordes. Find Rosh on Twitter @roshmcgrath
A Little Adrift Shannon O’Donnell began traveling in 2008 and has not looked back since. Her blog is focused on responsible tourism and she was named National Geographic Traveler of the Year. Find Shannon on Twitter @shannonrtw
Girl About the Globe Lisa Imogen Eldridge is a travel journalist and travel addict who has visited 130 countries. Her award winning blog aims to empower women to travel solo and show the personal transformation that it brings. Find Girl About the Globe on Twitter @girlaboutglobe
Viajeros Activos Uruguayan travel blogger Andrea Rodriguez lived in Barcelona for over 10 years before moving to Chiang Mai, Thailand. Her Spanish language blog covers sports, nutrition, healthy lifestyle and travel. Find Viajeros Activos on Instagram @viajerosactivos1
Allie Wanders From Washington, D.C. to Phnom Penh and now in Barcelona, Allie’s enthusiasm for exploration never falters. Currently residing in the capital of Catalonia, she takes every possible opportunity to visit new communities and expand her cultural curiosity. Find Allie Wanders on Facebook
Travel for Bliss Travel and stories by an Bliss, an Aussie girl living in Barcelona. Bliss is a travel professional in the tourism industry with an obsession for reading, writing, and matcha lattes. Find Bliss on Instagram @travelforbliss
The Asian Abroad In 2015 Nora from Singapore left her job in radio and events to travel and visit Barcelona. Like many, she fell in love with the city and decided to stay. Nora writes about travel in Spain and Europe. She is also a kitchen goddess and shares her healthy recipes on the blog. Find Nora on Instagram @the_asian_abroad
Guiri Insider This blog chronicles the adventures Vick Fichtner, a travel specialist and professional photographer who travels around the world capturing it’s stories and images.
Natalie Capell Boutique
La Elegantia Zlatina, a 25-year-old fashion & travel lover from Sofia, Bulgaria provides updates about her looks, travels, and inspirations.
Mes Voyages à Paris Mónica Sors started her blog as a hobby in 2010, after her first visit to Paris Fashion Week. A couple of years later, Mes Voyages à Paris transitioned into a full-time job. As a fashion influencer, blogger, stylist, brand ambassador, model and photographer Mónica has worked with brands such as Michael Kors, Gucci, L’Oreal and Tous.
GADRIANA Adriana Gastélum, a Mexican now based in Barcelona first launched her fashion blog back in 2010. Previously called Fake Leather, the visually inspiring site was renamed GADRIANA. Catering to the contemporary woman, GADRIANA is written in both English and Spanish and has multiple contributors across the globe. Find Adriana on Twitter @iamgadriana and Instagram @gadriana.es
ArtLocals ArtLocals is the online platform to connect with the local art scene in Barcelona.
FrikiFish A creative blog exploring art, creativity and other aspects of visual culture in Barcelona. You’ll find posts on emerging contemporary art and under-known artists, events and exhibitions, reviews and local art news.
The Olive Press Spain’s leading expat newspaper, launched in 2006.
Catalonia Today English language website covering current political, economic, cultural and sports news in Catalonia.
Catalonia Today Includes sections on news, interviews, food, Catalans abroad and more.
The New Barcelona Post News and current affairs of Barcelona. Business information, culture, lifestyle, gastronomy, opinion and social stories (Spanish language). Find the New Barcelona Post on Twitter @newbcnpost
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