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Articket – 51% Discount at Barcelona’s Best Art Museums

Barcelona is a fantastic holiday destination for art lovers. In addition to world famous architecture and works of public art, the city has excellent museums and art galleries. Most of the museums charge between €5 and €15 per person and it can soon add up. This is where the Articket Barcelona discount card (aka Barcelona Art MORE»

Hay Fever Season in Barcelona

Since moving to Barcelona I have found that I suffer less from hay fever than when I lived in the UK. I believe that this is because Barcelona is a large coastal city and there is generally less airborne pollen than in smaller cities or towns surrounded by countryside. The only time of year that MORE»

What to Wear in Barcelona in December

The weather in December has been pretty mild with daytime temperatures between 10 and 16 degrees Centigrade. It has been mostly dry with a mix of blue skies and overcast. Two or three days were stormy with strong winds and heavy rain. Apart from that the only rain was a few light showers. Night time MORE»

Free WiFi Hotspots in Barcelona

Free WiFi is widely available in Barcelona. In 2011 the city council launched Barcelona WIFI and installed antennas throughout the city. You can also get online for free in shopping centres, bars & restaurants and at the airport. Barcelona WiFi Barcelona WiFi is one of the largest networks of free internet in Europe. The transmitters MORE»

How to Get From Barcelona Airport to the City Centre

This post outlines the options available for getting from Barcelona airport to your hotel, hostel or apartment. Which one is best for you depends on several factors including; arrival time, number of people in your party, which part of the city you are staying in and your budget. Please note that this information refers to MORE»

What to Wear In Barcelona in September

The weather in Barcelona during September has been pretty varied. It started off like the first few weeks of August; sunny with blue skies and temperatures up in the high twenties. Then there were 2 weeks of mixed weather. Some days were cloudy and overcast with a few heavy downpours and temperatures in the low-twenties. MORE»

What to Wear in Barcelona in August

During the first three and a half weeks of August the weather was stable and pretty much identical to July. It was sunny with temperatures up in the high twenties and a relative humidity of about 65%. There was often a light sea breeze in the afternoon, making it perfect weather for sunbathing or enjoying MORE»

What to Wear in Barcelona in July

July has been hot, not only hot but hot and humid. Daytime temperatures have generally been around 28 ºC, dropping to about 24 degrees at night. It’s been sunny, mostly with clear skies or sometimes with high hazy clouds. At the start of the month there were a couple of summer storms when it rained MORE»

What to Wear in Barcelona in June

June is officially the first month of summer with warm sunny days and refreshingly cool evenings. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, the weather’s been a bit odd this year but June’s been great. Temperatures have been in the low twenties most days and generally sunny, not too hot and humid but definitely beach weather MORE»


What to Wear in Barcelona in May

May got off to a good start this year with sunny weather and temperatures up in the twenties. In the afternoons even the locals were on the beach sunbathing. Then half way through the month the weather tuned bad, there was 4 days of heavy rain and it even snowed in the Pyrenees! The last MORE»