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Ironically Barcelona’s—and indeed the world’s—largest Art Nouveau complex is often overlooked by architecture lovers who come to the Catalan capital chanting “Gaudí, Gaudí, Gaudí.” Yet just a few blocks away from architect Antoní Gaudí’s celebrate...
Fulfilling one of her many controversial campaign promises, Ada Colau, Barcelona’s new left-leaning mayor, last week announced a one-year moratorium on licensing any new hotels in the city. Her goal is to preserve the distinctive charms of the cit...
To accommodate public demand for its popular exhibition Picasso/Dalí, Dalí/Picasso, the Museu Picasso in Barcelona is keeping the show open until 9:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings. On view through June 28, this is your last chance to get i...
Ferran Adrià didn't see his illustrious temple to molecular gastronomy El Bulli, which shuttered in 2011, as a restaurant. To the pioneering chef, it was an idea. All you need to do is step into his El Bulli Lab in Barcelona, where his team is bui...
In the six years since Albert Adrià left El Bulli—the world-famous restaurant of his brother, Ferran, which closed in 2011—the Spanish chef has become an icon in his hometown. And his five restaurants, including his latest, the Mexican Hoja Santa ...
Video: Barcelona Port Guide The Production Designer: Antxón Gómez Pedro Almodóvar’s cinematic magic owes much to the visuals of his longtime art director and production designer Antxón Gómez, whose Almodóvar credits range from the current hi...
Video: Barcelona Port Guide In the 1990’s, when Spain was flexing its post-Franco freedoms, savoring a rush of prosperity, popping out movie stars, and reshaping culinary chic, the nation sowed its landscape with exuberant architecture. Now Spain...
Video: Barcelona Port Guide The Trip The Mediterranean’s undisputed capital of cool, Barcelona pulls off the trick of being at once iconic and cutting-edge. Even the classic diversions—strolls in the Gaudí-designed Parc Güell; breakfast at the P...
Octopus Bar, Atlanta (pictured): In an unmarked room behind an East Atlanta pho house, kitchen workers and industry minions meet after work to lick their wounds and shoot Fernet. To eat, there’s high-minded Asian cooking, like monkfish-liver torch...
See a Video Slideshow of the Best New Restaurants As more and more of you dream and scheme your vacations around unforgettable meals, T+L has searched far and wide—through eight cities across four continents, to be precise—to unearth the world’...
The Athlete: Stan Bahnsen The Experience: This former Major League Baseball pitcher and 1968’s Rookie of the Year for the New York Yankees (who had a career total of 146 wins) shares his tips on pitching and hitting, plus a history of the game. ...
Lay of the Land From historic Barri Gòtic to edgier El Born, here’s a neighborhood guide to the city. La Barceloneta: This area along a three-mile stretch of beach is chockablock with beachfront seafood restaurants, which are good but pricey...
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Celebrity Chef: The only thing better than having a Jacques Pépin restaurant on the Oceania Marina? Inviting the chef himself aboard. The May 12 Tuscan Artistry cruise, which sails between Barcelona and Rome, will feature the seasoned chef in a se...
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