Welcome to Spain! The country where it is nice to speak some Spanish or Catalan, if in Catalonia. People here are very friendly but they rarely speak good, OK, communicative English. So, if you are planning to stay here for a bit longer, it’s not a bad idea to learn some Spanish 🙂 Meanwhile to help you with the basic stuff in day-to-day situations, I’ve created a small Spanish vocabulary tips corner.
Wanna grab a bite and feel like one of the all-time favorites? Everybody loves a good burger, pizza and when in Spain (or Argentina), empanadas. It’s great to know good fast food restaurants in different parts of Barcelona – you never know where the hunger might get you! Here’s a list of our favorite fast food restaurants in Barcelona. Burgers, pizzas, empanadas and more: Timesburg – burger in Poblenou, Sants and Les Corts Kiosko/Bacoa –
So, how is your search going? Have you already learned what “timing is everything” means in renting propriety? I’ve learned quite pronto. So, don’t waste your time and learn some español! Here you will find the essential Spanish vocabulary you need to know when looking for a flat in Barcelona: HABITACIONES – rooms dormitorio – bedroom baño – bathroom, con bañera – with a bath, ducha – prysznic cocina – kitchen, cocina americana – kitchenette, kitchen integrated with
Looking for the perfect flat in Barcelona may seem daunting and impossible at times. If you don’t have the luck of getting a relocation agency to do all the dirty work for you, you need to count on yourself. Don’t worry! We’ve been there too and learned the ropes. We’ve gathered here some basic advice to help you succeed in your search. Read our Top 5 Tips Before You Start Looking For a Flat in
In order to register for Barcelona City Bike Bicing you need to have a DNI or NIE number and BCN address. Over 400 Bicing stations all over the city and I can’t use them? That’s right. The authorities of Barcelona intentionally limit its access. I imagine it is the only way to keep the system in working condition. Otherwise we would have too many lost, stolen, devastated or creatively ‘misused’ bikes. Anyway, the
I’ve already got the BICING pass, what now? There are a few small tips & tricks that will make your BICING in Barcelona easier. Of course, eventually you’ll figure it out by yourself… but why bother? Download BICING App – for Android & iOS – you’ll find there useful info like a map with updates about available bikes and parking spaces on each station. It’s very handy because during rush hours many
BICING Electric is a brand new service of electric city bikes in Barcelona, which helps you make your longer and up-hill itineraries. It requires a separate registration, even if you already have a BICING card. The annual fee is 14,00 € but this time you pay per each itinerary. The first half an hour costs 0,45 €. After the first 30 mins, each fraction of 1/2 hour until 2hs costs 0,80 €. In