Above: View of Platja de Sant Sebastià from the terrace of Blue Spot. Above: Sant Sebastià beach on a quiet November morning. Barceloneta beach, above, features the installation L’Estel Ferit (The Wounded Shooting Star) By Rebecca Horn, commissioned for the 1992 Summer Olympics. Tossa de Mar is a little over an hour drive north of … Read more
The Palau de la Música Catalana was designed in the Catalan modernista style by the architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner. It was constructed between 1905 and 1908 in the Sant Pere neighborhood as a home for a symphpnic choir called Orfeó Català. The building is designed around a central metal structure covered in stained glass, … Read more
Oxford House offers affordable Spanish language classes in central Barcelona.
Dating back to 1820 Bar Marsella is said to be Barcelona’s first bar and has been frequented by the likes of Picasso and Hemingway. Located in the seedy heart of El Raval the bar is known for its absinthe and tattered antique interior, which appears to not have changed for at least 100 years. (See … Read more