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Locals Fight Against Naked, Drunk Tourists In Barcelona

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2014 | Travel

By Braden Phillips BARCELONA, Spain (Reuters) - A record tourism year may be a boost for Spain's struggling economy, but in one corner...

Favorite Travel Destinations, Now and Then

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

The world's most historic sites have a storied past -- some really show their age, while others don't look a day past 500. From the Acropolis to the Arc de Triomphe, take a look at the then and now of history's celebrated structures.

The Coolest Things To Do In Parks Around The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.19.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Now that it's finally -- finally! -- warm enough to be outdoors, we want to spend all of our time hanging out in public parks. And at these green spaces, there's more to do than simply lay on the grass or go for a bike ride; we're talking hot-air balloon rides, dancing en masse, and sipping a beer in the sunshine.

Festive Barcelona Is Packed

Rick Steves | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

My visit to Barcelona coincided with a particularly crowded and lively time: Holy Week and Easter. I enjoyed getting a Catalan take on this holiday. ...

Back in Barcelona, Where There's Always Something New

Rick Steves | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've left Portugal and have landed in Barcelona, where I'm sprucing up my new guidebook on this fun and fascinating city. A trip to Barcelona always c...

Dreaming of Barcelona

Rick Steves | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've been giddier than usual this week as I'm finalizing my travel plans for 2014. I've got an amazing itinerary promising four months of fun and lear...

5 Things Not to Miss in Barcelona

The GypsyNesters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

What would a visit to Spain be without sampling the tapas? Incomplete, we'd say. But then tapas are a culinary style that is right up our alley, kind of a national tradition of appy crawling.

The Stunning, Spiritual Barcelona Sagrada Familia Basilica

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Antoni Gaudi, artist, designer and architect, was responsible for most of Barcelona's distinct features, including Guell Park, myriad churches and cathedrals, and his most famous project, the Sagrada Família (Holy Family) church.

Barcelona Is Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 07.27.2013 | Travel

Here is something that is probably true: If you go to Barcelona, you're gonna party. The club scene is incredible and massive and it feels like the pa...

A Day in Barcelona

Party Earth | Posted 03.27.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

You can tan on hot beaches filled with beautiful people, navigate through two-and-a-half lifetimes worth of bars (yes, that's statistically accurate) and head to the notoriously hedonistic nightclubs that are packed till sunrise

Barcelona Clubs: 5 Places to Experience the City's Best Nightlife

Party Earth | Posted 03.17.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Although New York is called "the city that never sleeps," that moniker really belongs to Barcelona, which could just as accurately be labeled, "the city that naps in the afternoon and then parties till sunrise."

PHOTOS: Spain's Biggest Holiday

Lori Needleman | Posted 03.07.2013 | Travel
Lori Needleman

El Día de Los Reyes Magos (The Day of the Three Kings) is the most anticipated holiday of the year for Spanish children. Also known as Epiphany, it's celebrated 12 days after Christmas and marks the day Los Reyes Magos, the Three Kings from the East, brought gold and gifts to the newly-born Baby Jesus.

Spain's New Year's Party Buffet

Lori Needleman | Posted 02.25.2013 | Travel
Lori Needleman

Even with the economic crisis looming over the country, Spaniards still excel at celebrations.

The Best Live Music in Barcelona

Party Earth | Posted 02.17.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Barcelona's nightlife scene has something for everyone, but especially for those who love live music. The vibrant culture provides this city with the perfect atmosphere to kick back and enjoy some mellow tunes or bust some moves to an enthusiastic DJ.

How to Spend Christmas in Spain

Lori Needleman | Posted 12.15.2012 | Travel
Lori Needleman

Spaniards do celebrate Christmas by spending holiday meals together, giving presents and lighting up spectacular decorations around the city centers, but many traditions are unique to their culture.

Barcelona, One More Time (PHOTOS)

Sivan Askayo | Posted 07.17.2012 | Travel
Sivan Askayo

It is not a hard thing to fall in love with Barcelona. In fact, it is quite easy.

Rick Steves: Leaving Barcelona with a Splash

Rick Steves | Posted 11.20.2011 | Travel
Rick Steves

Along with putt-putt golf, an ice rink and all the predictable activities, our ship had a new hit: the "FlowRider."

PHOTOS: Living and Loving Barcelona at El Palauet

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 11.16.2011 | Travel
Evelyne Politanoff

Built in 1906, this five-story palatial mansion, is an extraordinary example of Modernisme, the Catalan version of Art Nouveau.

10 Places To Stretch Your Money This Spring

Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel

In life, being in the right place at the right time is frequently due to serendipity, but in travel, it almost always results from good planning. To a...