Posts in the Spain category

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Top Ten Things to do in Barcelona

A city of art, culture, great food, fashion and nightlife. I can’t believe it took me up to now to finally visit Barcelona in Spain but I think it’s a city I’ll return to again and again! Here’s my top ten things to do in Barcelona. 1. Stay in a Luxury Hotel  With it’s beach… Read more »

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Exploring Art and History in Barcelona

Having only ever seen the beautiful art and architecture of Barcelona in pictures, I couldn’t wait to see it for myself! The concierge at Hotel Arts Barcelona organised a private tour guide for us who had a vast knowledge of the city plus she pre-booked tickets for us and we were able to jump the… Read more »

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A Theatre of Food at Tickets in Barcelona

When we planned our trip to Barcelona there was once restaurant that was firmly at the top of my list: the world-famous Tickets by Albert Adrià. The younger brother of the legendary Ferran Adrià, Albert spent 23 years working at three Michelin starred ElBulli – voted the best restaurant in the world five time. In Barcelona, the brothers… Read more »

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Beachfront Dining in Barcelona

For Mr S’s Barcelona birthday trip, the beach front location of Hotel Arts was perfect. Away from the city we really did feel like we were on holiday as we strolled along the soft sands of Barceloneta Beach, one of the oldest and most loved in the city.   With the looming structure of the Hotel… Read more »

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Divine Gastronomy at Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine

Not only is Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine a 12th century monastery turned five star luxury hotel, is also a temple to gastronomy in the Spanish countryside.   Let’s start with Refectorio, the hotel’s Michelin star restaurant, located in an incredible room that was once the monk’s refectory. With soaring ceilings, Gothic arches and an original 17th century fresco… Read more »