Tips and Articles for Barcelona

David Cicconi

Few buildings are as exuberant as Barcelona’s 100-year-old Palau de la Música Catalana (palaumusica.org). The concert hall, designed by Lluís Domènech i... Read More

See our slideshow of the 45 Best New Hotels of 2009.In compiling Travel + Leisure’s fourth annual It List, our editors once again visited hundreds of... Read More

First, let's get one thing straight: this is a really, really, really big ship. Fifty feet taller than the Statue of Liberty, too damn wide for the... Read More

"No, no, not Spanish--Catalan!" This rebuke echoes throughout Spain's northeast corner, startling visitors primed for sangria, tapas, and a bit of Death... Read More

High design doesn't need to be austere, especially at these four European hotels that have just opened their doors. BARCELONA Architect Fernando Amat,... Read More

BEDROCK Ever wanted to sleep in a cave?Yunak Evleri, carved into a white stone cliff in the Cappadocia region of Turkey, will bring your Flintstones... Read More

The archbishop of Barcelona recently proposed canonizing the city's most famous architect, Antoni Gaudí, whose surreally undulating, ornate stone... Read More

To get into Tokyo from Narita Airport you can catch a cab— and pay more than $150 for a trip that can take two hours— or you can hop the rail link from... Read More

Breakfast is a highly personal matter, and even more so when you're traveling. Many people go to great lengths to find a breakfast that is first and... Read More

Burgundy: La Colline du Colombier, IguerandeEven legendary French chefs with Michelin three-starred restaurants nurture pastoral dreams. “Don’t expect... Read More

See our Where (and How) to Go Dancing with the Stars slideshow.Planning a trip to Brazil and want to dance the samba like a local?One famous dancer can... Read More

Super Size Me may have put you off burgers and fries for good, but there's still hope in Europe. Organic fast-food joints have been popping up in major... Read More

It's easy to mistake Bubó (10 Carrer Caputxes; 34-3/268-7224; www.bubo.ws), Barcelona's grooviest new patisserie, for an exclusive jewelry shop. Master... Read More

It's peak tanning hour on a typical weekend: the public beach is lined with outstretched locals, and in between the sandy towels, a statuesque drag... Read More

Heading to this seaside Mediterranean city?We’ve found pieces that are modern—and travel easily. Stay warm on the plane with a Loro Piana cashmere scarf... Read More

After a decade of adventuring at new-wave restaurants, I recently landed in Spain with a yearning to immerse myself in the country’s most traditional... Read More

When it comes to the sport of divining the next great food trend all bets are off in experiment-driven Spain, where traditional notions of dining are... Read More

With a pair of palace hotels leading the way, Europe delivers a king's ransom of notable debuts this season. The Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace... Read More

For travelers to Barcelona who would never fill their suitcases with Gaudí snow globes or Sagrada Família thimbles, Xocoa (11 Petritxol; 34-93/301-1197;... Read More

Miguel Fluxá Camper ShoesWhich airport makes flying a pleasure?The new Richard Rogers–designed Terminal 4 at Madrid’s Barajas Airport has high, noise... Read More

Ask a sophisticated Barcelona native where he’ll be this weekend, and the answer is often the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB). Since... Read More

Café de la PrincesaThis 14th-century stone palace houses the minimalist dresses and suits of Barcelona designer Julie Sohn (think Jil Sander with an... Read More

MorningCacao SampakaHot cocoa goes haute at this sleek shop and café part-owned by Ferran Adrià’s pastry-chef brother, Albert. Dark and dense, the... Read More

Camisería PonsThis 100-year-old clothing store stocks a slew of Catalán designers for women and men (including Josep Abril’s impeccable linen shirts).... Read More

Bar RavalSlide into a leather booth at this watering hole and you’ll be immersed in the chatty camaraderie of the professors, writers, artists, and... Read More

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