Articles about BCN

Articles about BCN



  • The secret spots of Barcelona

    Best places to visit in barcelona The Secret spots of Barcelona   Sagrada Familia, Arc de Triomf, Casa Batllo… We all know these typical places in Barcelona that we definitely have to visit ones. However, there is so much more to Barcelona that is unknown to the tourists and even sometimes the locals. In this […]


  • Things to do in Barcelona without alcohol 

      Things to do in Barcelona without alcohol  If you already have come to Barcelona as an Erasmus student you definitely know that alcohol is a very important part of the student’s life. It’s everywhere; on the beach, in your fridge, on every dinner and meeting. It’s really hard to avoid it! Well, you can try but then, the […]


  • Stages of life after Erasmus

    Stages of life after Erasmus Your Erasmus life is coming to an end and we all know how difficult this can be! I mean, we all did not anticipate how great it would be but it probably turned out to be one the best experience in our life! If this is the case for you, […]


  • Best shopping centers in Barcelona

      Best shopping centers in Barcelona Barcelona is well known for all its party and beach, however, all the fan of fashion out there know that it is a great place for shopping.  In this article, we present to you the best shopping centers that is spread all around the city of Barcelona. Have a […]


  • Outdoor pools in Barcelona

    Outdoor pools in Barcelona It’s summer time and it’s starting to be very hot in Barcelona. Also, this season te beach tends to be crowded and can, therefore, feel overwhelming. Then, how about trying out the different outdoor pools of the city and spend some quality time with your friends and family, while cooling off? […]


  • English cinemas in Barcelona

    Visit the best English cinemas in Barcelona! Studying abroad is very exciting and connected with a lot of new impressions. Meeting new students and exploring the city will be part of your Erasmus semester abroad. Going to the cinema is a perfect activity for relaxed evenings. But watching a movie in Spanish or even Catalan […]


  • Watersports in Barcelona

    Barcelona Best Watersports! Are you looking for a fun way to blow off some steam this summer? Let us show you the variety of watersports which you can do in Barcelona. For all who are looking for an exciting experience, these activities are an excellent way to face the Spanish heat this summer while enjoying […]


  • Cell phone roaming charges end in Europe

    Cell phone roaming charges end in Europe Are you going abroad for Holidays, an internship or your studies and are worried about your mobile phone roaming cost? We have all been in the situation of paying a couple hundred euros as we have been using our mobile data abroad. However, all of your worries end […]


  • Best brunch places in Barcelona

    Visit the best brunch places in Barcelona! What’s better than waking up late on the weekends and indulging yourself in the lazy and relaxing atmosphere in some of the best brunch places in Barcelona? Brunch is the perfect way to start your day and to reward yourself for the hard work throughout the week. It […]


  • The best parks in Barcelona

    Discover the best parks in Barcelona! Summer is here and therefore, the beaches are getting more and more crowded. If you are looking for some place to rest or do your jogging while enjoying some refreshing shades area; then keep reading our article on the best parks in Barcelona! 1. Ciutadella Park Let start with the […]


  • Barcelona through TV Shows, Movies, and Music!

    Barcelona through TV Shows, Movies, and Music! TV shows, movies, and songs have been referencing Barcelona and using it either as an anecdote or a filming set for decades, contributing to the growth of tourism from cineast fans. I mean why not mention one of the best European cities in your production right? Be careful, this […]


  • Cost of living in Barcelona

    Cost of living in Barcelona You just arrived in Barcelona and one of the first thing you are wondering about is how much your stay here will cost you! As a student or an Erasmus, money is an important question to deal with; and this is why we have decided to write an article on […]


  • Best flamenco shows in Barcelona

      Discover all the Best flamenco shows in Barcelona! If you think about Spain, the stereotypical images of tapas, dancing, parties or beaches might pop-up in your head. Here, we’d like to share with you another one; flamenco. It originates from Andalusia, but it is now found in most of Spain, with every city having […]


  • Best tapas bars Barcelona

      Try delicious tapas in one of the best tapas bars Barcelona! Visiting Barcelona obliges you to try at least one time their delicious tapas. Spain and thus also Barcelona are famous for this kind of eating style. In fact, eating tapas or ‘tapear’ – Spanish verb for eating tapas – stands for sharing some […]


  • Free things to do in Barcelona

    Enjoy the best free things to do in Barcelona! Barcelona has a great offer of all kinds of museums. From art to chocolate museums, this wonderful city has it all! You will benefit of the rich cultural environment. However, a lot of these museums aren’t free, it might be an additional financial burden for you. Especially for […]


  • Best Beaches in Barcelona

    Discover all the Best Beaches in Barcelona! Barcelona is one of the cities you have to visit at least once in your life. It has everything, sun, sea, nightlife and good food and delicious cocktails for reasonable prices. If you are a student, you will enjoy the extraordinary nightlife and the beautiful beaches it offers. But with […]


  • How to avoid pickpockets in Barcelona

    All the safety tips you need to know to avoid pickpockets in Barcelona! When you are visiting a new city, then you probably already asked yourself, “Is this city safe?” “Should I bring valuable belongings?” “Where should I pay attention to?” et cetera. If you are planning on coming to Barcelona for business, a holiday, or an Erasmus program, please be aware […]



  • Best gyms for students in Barcelona

    Best gyms for students in Barcelona Of course, while going out almost every night, it is important to stay fit too. Now and then you should go for a jog or go to the gym to keep your lifestyle balanced and your body on point. Besides the fact that your body will look fit and tight, working out will […]


  • Local Dishes you Have to Try in Barcelona

      Local dishes you must try in Barcelona  LOCAL DISHES IN BARCELONA To get to know the Catalonian culture better, you must try some of the traditional dishes. For the local people, eating together is a perfect chance to meet, talk and enjoy free time with friends and family. The food and drinks are, of course, a perfect accompaniment […]


  • Things to do in Barcelona

    Things to do in Barcelona Barcelona is a versatile city with a lot of activities and sights. When it is your first time in Barcelona, the city will amaze you with its beautiful architecture and labyrinth streets. There are so many things to do in Barcelona, so you have a broad list to choose between, such as beach activities, tours, tastings, museums and more.  To […]


  • Best Day Trips from Barcelona

    Best Day Trips from Barcelona Do you want to go away from Barcelona during the weekend or day off at school? There are several cities and villages around the city that are worth visiting. Throughout this article we will give some ideas for a day trips from Barcelona with your friends. You can organize a […]


  • Best Mobile Apps to use in Barcelona

     Practical mobile apps to use in Barcelona By using a proper mobile application during your stay in Barcelona can make your life easier. Thanks to its wide offer, you can simply download an app which will help you with anything you want. Bearing in mind Erasmus students needs, we have selected some of the best apps to use in Barcelona: […]


  • Best Sangria Bars in Barcelona

    Try best sangria bars in Barcelona and taste the authentic Spanish culture! When coming to Barcelona, it is almost obligatory to visit a real sangria bar to try the authentic one. The traditional delightful cocktail is made of fruity Spanish red wine, fruit, orange juice, a sweetener like sugar, a liquor like brandy or rum and ice. It is also […]


  • 10 Reasons to Study in Barcelona

      10 Reasons to Study in Barcelona   Barcelona is one of the most popular destinations in Europe for tertiary education. Every year thousands of students come here for several reasons. Some want to better learn the Spanish culture by studying its language, taste typical food and enjoy a vibrant nightlife. Others appreciate the quality […]


  • Long Trips from Barcelona

    Long Trips from Barcelona Take a vacation out of town with the Erasmus Take a trip out of Barcelona to explore the other cities in Spain or even outside of Europe for exotic experiences and for a memorable chapter of your life with your friends. Other than Madrid and Barcelona, there are several Spanish cities […]


  • Best festivals in Barcelona

    Best Festivals in Barcelona! During the year, there are a lot of different events organized in Barcelona. From impressive music festivals to themed festivals such as carnival, in this buzzing city you can find every kind of event you like. These amazing activities will make your Erasmus experience even more spectacular. Here you will make memories forever and meet new people who […]


  • Public Transport in Barcelona

    Here you can find our Public transport in Barcelona Guide Barcelona is a large place to visit, with iconic sites situated far from one another. Though this worries many visitors at first, the city is easy to get around thanks to the fast transportation links.  You can choose from a wide variety of different methods […]


  • Districts of Barcelona

    Districts of Barcelona Pick the district in Barcelona that is most suitable for you! Each district of Barcelona has a unique setting and has something different to offer. We recommend you to do your homework when searching for the right place to stay before the start of your Erasmus Program – hunting for the right […]


  • Best karaoke bars in Barcelona

    Best karaoke bars in Barcelona Meet great people and let your inner Beyoncé out! Looking for something different and exciting to do during the weekend? Look no further!  There are a huge variety of different karaoke bars around the city, all bringing a different vibe; from the edgy and animated to the chilled and dimmed. Here we […]


  • Weekend Trips from Barcelona

    Weekend Trips from Barcelona  5 places that every Barcelona Erasmus Student should visit! Doubtlessly, Barcelona is a very charming city to visit, showing authenticity and pride in their Catalonian culture and heritage. If you’re planning a small gateway, you may already have a few spots you would like to visit; and believe me, there’s a […]


  • Best beach activities Barcelona

    Best beach activities for Erasmus Students in Barcelona In Barcelona one of the best attractions are, of course, the beaches. Barcelona has 9 Mediterranean beaches that border the city’s coastline – 4.2 km of golden sand. Only ten minutes away from the city center. There are many things you can do at the beach. This […]


  • From Barcelona Airport to City Center

    How to get to the city center from Barcelona Airport All the information you need about transport options from Barcelona Airport to City Center. So your airplane landed at Barcelona Airport and your Erasmus adventure is about to begin. You just have to collect your huge luggages and get to your apartment or hostel. With that in […]


  • How to find accommodation in Barcelona

    How to find accommodation in Barcelona You will never find what you’re looking for if you don’t search the the right place.  Indeed, it is hard to find accommodation in Barcelona due to the high demand. Who doesn’t want to live here? Barcelona is the city that has everything. If you want a cultural experience, vibrant nightlife, authentic […]


  • Best SIM Cards to get in Spain

    Best SIM Cards to get in Spain Which SIM Card is the best to use during your stay in Barcelona? Mobile phones have become one of the most fundamental gadget in a young adult life. In fact, it is said that ,on average, a person would pick their phone up 85 times a day. However, when […]


  • Best Rooftop Bars Barcelona

    Best Rooftop Bars in Barcelona A guide for the best rooftop bars in Barcelona Barcelona is a beautiful city. As warm weather rolls in, it is nice to chill outside. If you fancy enjoying a drink while taking in all the beauty of the city, you should definitely check out the rooftop bars in Barcelona. […]


  • Barcelona Sightseeing – 5 Must-see Spots

    Barcelona Sightseeing Bring your camera and your happy face, Barcelona is your new happy place! International study or work experience from Barcelona for sure will look great on your resume. And yes, of course, you will learn a lot from your studies or your internship. But what really makes you understand the others’ culture is by exploring. […]


  • Erasmus Student Activities Barcelona

    Erasmus Student Activities Barcelona Erasmus’s fun activities in Barcelona The Erasmus Program hosts student activities for incoming youth to gather and explore Barcelona city together. If you are new in the city, these activities will be a great opportunity for you to make friends and explore the city with a local “guide”. Below is a list […]


  • 8 Free Activities in Barcelona

    1.  The Magic Fountain show in Montjuic Mesmerize yourself in the beautifully animated fountain, which starts off with music from the 70s and 80s and continues to classical music and then more recent songs. The combination of colors, music and the movement of the water will make you forget all your worries. The show is […]


  • Cactus BCN languages

    With Cactus Bcn you will not feel as at school but as at home! If you want to learn about Spanish world from a different point of view come to Cactus Bcn! The location is very central, it’s in the heart of Barcelona, in the old district El Raval.   There you’ll feel like at home […]


  • 7 best places to see in Girona

    Girona is a medieval and lovely gem of Spain, divided into two parts by the river Onayr: the old town and the modern town. Don’t make any plans for one day and visit it! History Catalonia’s largest city is Girona and it is located in northeast of Spain. Girona is the most varied city of […]



  • 10 things you must see in Park Güell

    Park Güell is the most colourful place of  Barcelona and you must see it! You can’t lose this opportunity because the entrance of the park is free! It is a good place for all ages: children, family, friends, couples and seniors too, because they can reach the park through escalators. When you arrive at the […]


  • Free attractions in Barcelona

    Are you out of money but you don’t want to stay at home and watch a movie or play some boring game? Especially, that now summer is coming and sunny weather just encourages you to go out. Don’t worry, Erasmus Barcelona prepared special list for you, where you can find free attractions in Barcelona . So […]


  • Barcelona’s Best Scenic Workout Trails

    Barcelona’s Best Scenic Workout Trails Alright, so you decide you want to study abroad, do an internship, or a combination of both in Barcelona, but we all know the real reason you came here was to party, travel some more, enjoy the diverse cuisine and everything else in between…that probably doesn’t involve much education. With […]


  • Sant Joan Night

    Sant Joan is one of Barcelona’s biggest and noisiest parties. It’s a night of fire, fireworks, cakes and Cava. The celebration begins with the sunset of 23/June and goes on and on till the sunrise. The most important element of the festival is undoubtly fire. The tradition is to light bonfires – at Plaça de Sant Jaume, in the […]


  • Interesting facts about Barcelona

    Interesting Facts about Barcelona.   According to an ancient legend, Barcelona was founded by Hercules, 400 years before the building of Rome. Other well-known legend says that the city was founded in the 3rd century by the Carthagninian general Hamilcar Barca (the father of the legendary Hannibal!). Who takes the credit? Hard to say…   – La Rambla, the […]


  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona film locations

    Barcelona has always been a city of endless charms… however, since 2008, the madness over Catalonia’s Capital increased considerably. Blame it on Woody Allen and his Vicky/Cristina adventure! It may not be his best movie, but it’s one of his most refreshing and bohemian creations. Undoubtedly, it made the whole world fall (even more) in […]


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