Live Music in Barcelona

Barcelona band "The Vacilons Project" playing in Sala Monasterio

If you enjoy live music then Barcelona has a lot to offer. Pretty much any band which tours Europe stops off in Barcelona. In addition to International acts, there is a thriving local music scene with bands from Barcelona and right across Spain. Venues range in size from small bars and clubs to the emblematic…

Lock it or lose it!

A child’s bike securely chained to a litter bin in Barcelona

It’s true that Barcelona has been getting a bit of a reputation for petty crime lately and that personal security is no laughing matter. Having said that, the sight of a child’s bike securely chained to a litter bin brightened up this morning’s trip to the supermarket.

January Sales – Ganga Style!

Funny advert for the January Sales in Barcelona

This advert made me smile on my way home from work so I thought I’d share! Here in Barcelona, the January Sales started on January 7th and this advert is for the Gran Via 2 shopping centre. Obviously it’s a play on words – Ganga means Bargain in both Catalan and Spanish.