Barcelona is Europe's top city for short-haul visits, and for good reason.
Where palatial domes, modern towers and the spires of another cathedral - the city's medieval one - jostle for your gaze
For a property built in the 21st century, this place has an unusual quality for a European hotel: space.
What to see and do (and eat) in Barcelona.
I fell prey to the oldest scam in the book in Spain.
It’s a wildly successful football team, a chair, an architectural archive, a cultural commune and one of the world’s most vibrant cities which continues to draw tourists to Spain.
It had been 12 years between visits to Barcelona - a place she had vowed never to return to. But was her bad experience a fault with the city or with her youth?
Art is everywhere, and intrinsic to the Catalan capital. Antoni Gaudi's footprint is everywhere - from colourful parks to incredible buildings that are still in the process of completion today. Gothic architecture also dominates this atmospheric city. Along beguiling La Rambla, bars, restaurants and shops hop, but it's also advisable to slip off the main drag, explore its laneways and discover something of your own.