Barcelona’s Street Art and Graffiti

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Barcelona is renowned for it’s art and had long been celebrated in artistic circles for its gaudi architecture, it Joan-Miro sculptures and let’s not forget the world-renowned Picasso museum. However, in recent times Barcelona has also developed itself into a world-leading centre for graffiti and street art. Here are a few graffiti artists we think […]


DON-SPANISH’S TOP 4 PLACES TO SEE LIVE MUSIC IN BARCELONA

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Ever wondered where to go to see live music in Barcelona? If so why not take a look at Don-Spanish‘s top 4 places:   SALA APOLO Nou de la Rambla 113 Barcelona Sala Apolo has become widely renowned in Barcelona for its indie clubbing and fantastic live music in an informal atmosphere. Artists both new […]


Barcelona’s Carnival

Barcelona’s Carnival Feb 23rd to March 1st   Between the 16th and early 17th centuries, Barcelona’s carnival was one of the biggest in all of Europe- known more for its wild reputation than for its roots in tradition. However, during the reign of Franco the Spanish dictator who ruled for 39 years from 4 December […]


Top 4 classic Spanish recipes

In the mood for Spanish food, then why not take a look at Don-Spanish’s top 4 tasty recipes. From scrumptious seafood to traditional chorizos, they’re all sure to tantalise your taste buds. Patatas bravas This could be considered the most ubiquitous of all tapas, patatas bravas vary quite a bit around the country, but all […]



Christmas time in Barcelona

Ever wondered how the Spanish and Catalan spend their Christmas time in Barcelona? Here are a couple of traditions that will give you a little insight into their holiday festivities! Tio de nadal Tio de nadal, also commonly known as caga tio (loosely translated in english as the “poo log”). This is a traditional Catalan […]


Top 5 trendy shops in Gracia

trendy shops in Gracia

If you are bored of the same old shops that plaster the high street and want a breath of fresh air, then why not venture to Verdi? It has long been one of Gràcia’s liveliest streets, where business and culture are the focus, and bars and independent shops of all descriptions are battling for space. […]


Brunch in Barcelona

Brunch in Barcelona

For those who BRUNCH Who doesn’t enjoy a good brunch whether it’s on a lazy sunday or after a Friday night out with your friends? Here are five perfect  cafés to brunch in Barcelona and spend a perfect afternoon. For those of you who are interested in gluten free and vegetarian foods:   Flax & Kale– […]


Cool facts about Barcelona- Part 1

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Barcelona, internationally known as one of the most culturally vibrant and quirky cities, not just in Europe, but in the world, is naturally full of interesting and fun little curiosities that non-locals may or may not be aware of. Here’s our list of some cool facts about Barcelona! Valentine’s Day is St. George’s Day: Rather […]


Gaudi’s Best Works In Barcelona

Gaudi’s Best Works In Barcelona

The most famous Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí can’t be unnoticed when you are walking in the streets of Barcelona. From many of his creations the most known are: Sagrada Família, Casa Batlló, Park Güell and Casa Milà. Enjoy our new blog post: Gaudi’s Best Works In Barcelona! Sagrada Família Construction of Sagrada Família started in 1882 by architect Francisco Paula de Villar with Gaudí […]