Well, so are we, but don’t worry because we have found some quiet, beautiful, beaches only 20-30 minutes away. We decided to share these secret spots of ours below. So, here it is, our top 3 beaches just a hop, skip, and jump away.  1. Badalona Just a 20 minute ride on the train you…

When travelling around the world you come across some amazing coffee places, and some not so great. If you’re like me, coffee is a necessity in the morning, I’m not saying I have an addiction… but if you want a response from me before 11AM, a black coffee is all I ask for. So, what…

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GET YOUR FREE MAP NOW If your accommodation doesn’t provide you with our Sponge Life Barcelona Map then you can also download it here. We’ve included some great local tips and activities because a map isn’t just roads and street names. This Barcelona Free Map can be printed off in any size as it has…

  This amazing array of pathways and roads created by Gaudi in the 1900 was actually a commercial flop. Gaudi was originally contracted to build a estate of houses for the rich, but it was abandoned in 1914 and opened as a public park 8 years later. The views of the city from the park…

Over 3000 water shoots, 3 million litres of water, the light and music performances which include classical and modern songs from The Godfather, The Gladiator and Freddie Murcury’s – Barcelona can be enjoyed from October – April on Fridays and Saturday between 7 – 8:30pm and from May – September Thursday – Sunday between 9…