Tag: traditions

Carnival in Barcelona 2018

  Carnival “Carnaval”  is the time of joy and exuberance. This year the cold and bad weather will not stop us to go out and celebrate.!!! Carnival in Barcelona is the festival that gets most people involved. So for one week every year, the city is transformed with masked dances, parades and sardine funerals. But… Read more »

A passport for your Taste Buds: The Rise of Food Tourism across the Globe

Walking tours

Globe trekkers have endless reasons for collecting passport stamps. Perhaps they are motivated by the world’s diverse natural landscapes or the array of stunning architecture. Some travel to escape the daily grind, experience a different climate, or even find love. But among all travelers, there is one overwhelming unifier:  Food Any well seasoned traveler will… Read more »

The shortest night of the year : St. John’s Night

If you are going to stay in Barcelona for San Juan (Sain John) and do not know what to, don’t worry. This national party is celebrated in all towns and cities of Spain as one of the most important festivals of the year. It’s not a party, it is the day with more hours of… Read more »

“Calçot” season

  The calçot is a long variety of white onion traditionally grown in certain areas of Tarragona, although it is now cultivated in almost all of Catalonia. It is the most well-known dish of the city of Valls (Tarragona), and is indisputably a key component of popular Catalan gastronomy.