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Our 5 favourite paella and rice restaurants in Barcelona

SharePaella comes from Valencia and is not a native Catalan dish. Here we prefer our rice dishes more soupy, slowly cooked in a rich Catalan fumet fish stock, and full of mouth watering shell fish such as clams, prawns and … Continue reading

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La Barceloneta – a favourite neighbourhood

ShareLa Barceloneta is built on reclaimed land between the old town the former Maians Island, and is where Barcelona’s most central beach is found. An evocative name, La Barceloneta, this is Barcelona’s much loved neighbourhood by the sea, where the … Continue reading

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Barcelona Yewellery Week 2014

ShareBarcelona Yewellery Week takes place from today until the 13th of October and during this time will convert Barcelona into the jewellery capital of the world. In case you were wondering, “yewellery” is how Spanish speakers pronounce the English word … Continue reading

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Superyachts in Barcelona

SharePlans to turn the Marina Port Vell into the Mediterraneans next Monaco are proving controversial, despite the current economic climate in Barcelona and throughout Spain. Salamanca, a British private investment fund has taken control of much of the port area … Continue reading

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