I'm more vegetarian than pescatarian these days, but I still occasionally eat fish. When we saw that a new "Fish & Chips" restaurant had opened up near us in Eixample, we figured we'd check it out. It's funny how a traditional British staple that consists of copious amounts of grease, chips and fish can translate into… Continue reading Fish & Chips in Barcelona
As a freelancer and a lazy person who likes it when other people make food for her, I spend quite a lot of my work time in cafés here in Barcelona. Here’s a list of some of my favourite spots in the city for working, coffee drinking and snacking, in no particular order… SandwiChez… Continue reading Best Cafés to Work from in Barcelona (With WiFi)
There is so much to see and do on Montjuïc hill in Barcelona that I can't do it justice in one blog post. In fact, it's somewhat misleading to simply call it a hill, as it is essentially a district of the city in its own right. Instead of trying to detail every sight on… Continue reading Visiting Montjuïc, Barcelona
Cake, glorious cake. My cake consumption has taken a hit recently. I've been trying to eat less dairy products, so my cake options are becoming more limited. My quest to reduce my refined sugar intake is also (and rightly) having an impact. So, as I sit here on a sunny Sunday afternoon drinking my almond… Continue reading Where to Find the Best Cake in Barcelona
This immersive exhibition at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) is at the intersection of art, politics and science. It may not necessarily teach you anything radical or new, but it will certainly get you thinking.
When I was younger my mum used to despair because I would refer to everywhere as “home”. If I was staying over at a friend’s for one night, it was “home”. When I went back to my parents' house during university holidays, I was going “home”, but would simultaneously refer to my university town… Continue reading Feeling at Home in a Foreign Country
I recently came to a happy realisation: I’ve spent over five of the past ten months in Barcelona. Shockingly, though, I’ve devoted almost no time whatsoever to writing about it. I decided to try and fix that, and what better place to start than with vegetarian food? I’ll make it clear from the outset: vegetarians… Continue reading Where to Find Great Vegetarian Food in Barcelona
Barcelona remains a popular European destination, and for good reason. It caters to most tastes, combining big-city entertainment and culture with sun, sea and sand. What it also has in strong supply are museums and galleries. During the two months I spent in the city this summer I had ample opportunity to check some of… Continue reading Best Museums to Visit (and Avoid) in Barcelona