Margot House: a hotel gem, hidden in plain sight

Margot House Barcelona

Margot House is a boutique adults-only hotel in one of Barcelona’s prime locations. It offers understated luxury to just 18 guests. The hotel is named after intriguing, secretive Margot in the 2002 film The Royal Tenenbaums  – highly appropriate considering that you could walk past the entrance without even noticing. Location Margot House sits on […]


Barcelona Mobile World Congress 2018 — can it top 2017?

As the countdown to MWC 2018 begins, we look in the rear-view mirror at the 2017 show and ask, ‘Could next year’s event be even bigger, even better?’ Barcelona’s 2018 Mobile World Congress may still be six months away, but like kids anticipating Christmas, we’re already getting excited. February 26th may seem like a long […]


Tast-Ller – The Art of Food in an Intimate Setting

Tast-Ller Barcelona

Inventive combinations, fresh produce and gorgeous presentation have made Tast-Ller one of Barcelona’s most highly rated restaurants. If you want to enjoy its charms, you’ll need to book well ahead. Summary In a relaxed and likeably arty environment, diners enjoy beautifully presented food, prepared by owner and chef Mikel Peinador. There’s just one taster menu […]


Bodega Biarritz 1881: tiny restaurant, big reputation

Bodega Biarritz 1881 Barcelona

Bodega Biarritz 1881 is a tiny tapas place with a reputation for great food and service. If you don’t mind a distinctly cosy setting (and probably a wait), the tapas here are a treat. The Location Bodega Biarritz is conveniently located in one of Barcelona’s most popular tourist areas. Close to the Plaça Reial, and […]


Feeding the Senses at Spoonik Restaurant

Restaurante Spoonik Barcelona

Spoonik is an unconventional, high-end restaurant where the food forms just one aspect of an immersive dining experience. It’s not necessarily for everyone, but go with an open mind and you may just find yourself another one of Spoonik’s legions of fans. Latin American roots Spoonik is the creation of Jon Giraldo and Jaimie Lieberman. […]


Barcelona Tourist Tax Increase for Apartments

Barcelona Tourist Tax Increase

To avoid any nasty surprises this Easter, please be aware that the Barcelona Tourist Tax applicable to apartment accommodation has risen to 2.25€ + VAT (2.48€) per day, from the 1st April 2017 (01/04/17) This is an increase on the original overnight accommodation tax applied by the Catalan Government as of 1st of November 2012. The […]


Barcelona’s 2016 Smart City Expo World Conference.

Smart City Expo Barcelona

All around us, cities are getting smarter. By 2020, the global market for smart city services will reach an estimated $400 billion a year.  Learn about and participate in this major paradigm shift at the 2016 Smart City Expo World Conference, 15th – 17th November. It’s being held at the acclaimed Fira Conference Centre in […]


IBTM World 2016 comes to Barcelona

ibtm world Barceloan 2016

From 29th November to 1st December, Barcelona is once again host to IBTM World. This leading event for the MICE sector draws together hundreds of major clients, providers and leading industry figures. IBTM 2016 promises to be quite a show, with more on offer than ever. Why the Meetings Industry matters In an interconnected world […]


Internet of Things Solutions World Congress 2016 Barcelona

IoT Solutions World Congress 2016 Barcelona

Embrace or fear it, the Internet of Things is on its way, and it’s set to revolutionise our lives. Barcelona’s IoT World Congress 2016 is an incredible opportunity to be at the forefront of this latest technological sea of change. Learn how the IoT is already impacting your sector, listen to visionary thought-leaders and network […]