Barcelona

Sun, sea, sand, sangria… Catalonia’s sexy and sensational capital rolls a city break and beach holiday into one. No wonder it’s one of Europe’s most popular destinations. Few know The Great Enchantress better than Urban Travel Blog, so get the inside story from us, starting with our Long Weekend guide

Rock out at Anti-Karaoke, eat lunch with a gangster and enjoy a night of steamy stanzas at a poetry brothel... The Editor assembles his very own eclectic list of top things to do in Barcelona.

There’s no better way of exploring the Catalan capital than cruising around town on two wheels. We talk to the local guides at Steel Donkeys about the benefits of bike tourism in Barcelona, before running down our top five tours in the city… “Riding a bike always provides a great…

Modernista masterpieces, medieval streets and Mediterranean sands are just three reasons why the Catalan capital is the perfect playpen for the urban explorer. Duncan Rhodes shares his tips for a fun weekend break…  If Barcelona were a woman she would be a ravishing but rebellious Miss World misfit, one who regularly neglects…

Welcome to the first ever “Boutique & Unique” hotel review on Urban Travel Blog. With this series of posts we aim to create a stunning portfolio of unique accommodation for our readers to visit around the world… In A Nutshell Balneari Prats is a historic spa hotel in Caldes de Malavella,…

Peer to peer just went gangster in Barcelona thanks to travel company Trip4Real… Duncan Rhodes books a sea view lunch with none other than Dani “El Millionario” Rojo, Spain’s most wanted felon. “Robbing a bank is addictive – like fucking. It’s really orgasmic,” says my lunch companion, as he pries open…