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  • Picnic in Barcelona at these top 8 places

    Picnics are so much fun! Don’t you agree? It’s the perfect moment to catch up with your friends while being able to truly relax and enjoy some good food and fresh drinks. When the sun’s out, picnicking is one of the most accessible and cheapest activities to do. That’s why many people spread out their […]



  • 7 best restaurants for paella in Barcelona

    Once a simple rice dish made from leftovers, is now Spain’s most famous culinary food. You won’t have a hard finding a place that serves paella. However finding a place where you can eat an authentic paella is not so evident. And let’s be honest, of all things you should definitely eat in Barcelona, a traditional, […]



  • 8 Barcelona Instagram accounts you should follow

    We live in an era in which smartphones and social media apps such as Instagram are almost impossible to live without. Although we’re advocates of exploring the city the old fashioned way, we cannot deny that following some local Instagram accounts can be really helpful to discover the city. For that reason, we’ve gathered the […]







  • How to meet new people in Barcelona – FAST

    Wondering how to encounter other students and make friends when you’re new in town? This article will help you get the job done! You’ll discover some useful tips and tricks on how to make your stay in ‘the city of prodigies’ the most memorable time of your life. Whether you are studying, working or living […]


  • The cosiest study cafés in Barcelona

    The cosiest study cafés in Barcelona and where to find them Remote studying and working can be either a blessing or a curse. During these times, it may be difficult to say with certainty whether your Erasmus experience – at least one part of it – will be in front of a computer or not. […]




  • 4+1 ways to make friends in Barcelona

    Now that you just arrived to the city, found an apartment: you are ready to explore! But there is one problem, you don’t know anyone here yet. Well, we have the solution. With Erasmus Barcelona by Shaz, you will make friends in Barcelona and this semester will quickly become the best time of your life. […]


  • 3 must-visit historical cafes in Barcelona

    3 must-visit historical cafes in Barcelona  Museums and historical sites are a great way to discover the real city a bit more, but something else that works great is trying to visit some cafes or restaurants that have been a part of history themselves. So here we have listed three of the most important historical […]







  • 4 better beaches than Barceloneta

    4 better beaches than Barceloneta Want to go to the beach but you’re tires of Barceloneta? We got you. Escaping the dirty sand is easier than you think. Platja de la Nova Icària This beach is real close to Barceloneta, north from the beach clubs! Locals love it as it is the perfect choice to […]


  • 4 cheap supermarkets in Barcelona

    4 cheap supermarkets in Barcelona We have shopped in each market so you don’t have to. Searching for cheap food? Getting to know proper places to shop is usually hard, so if you want to find the cheapest supermarkets in Barcelona, just look at the list we made. 1. Mercadona ($) Our winner in the […]


  • Unique second-hand shops and markets in Barcelona

    Unique second-hand shops and markets in Barcelona Second-hand shops have never been as popular as today, and thus Barcelona has the perfect ones to shop at. Find your new favorite ones below and let the shopping begin! Els Encants Vells The old and charming Els Encants Vells is Barcelona’s oldest, biggest and real permanent flea […]


  • Extraordinary concert venues in Barcelona

    Extraordinary concert venues in Barcelona Barcelona is a lively city with high spirits, a unique atmosphere, people who are great at enjoying life, and a big love for music. Going to a concert on a night out, listening to good music with the people you love, are a magnificent way to spend a night in […]



  • Going to the theater in Barcelona

    Going to the theater in Barcelona – 6 amazing theaters in Barcelona Theater is part of Barcelona’s culture, and there are many theater houses all over the city where it is possible to find plays in English, Spanish, and Catalan. Whether you enjoy classical or modern ones, musicals, comedy, dance, alternative theater, or something completely […]


  • What to pack for Barcelona

    What to pack for Barcelona! Packing for your stay in Barcelona should be very well organized. To have some empty space in your luggage before leaving your home is definitely recommended, then you will have space for unique items that your Barcelona shopping will offer you. To make it easy and manageable for you, we […]


  • Budget-friendly bars in Barcelona

    Budget-friendly bars in Barcelona Barcelona is full of bars, so many that you might feel overwhelmed when trying to decide which to choose. Maybe you do not feel like going to an exclusive, high-end bar tonight? Don’t worry! No matter if you are on a budget, or if you just wish to save some money, […]


  • Unusual museums in Barcelona

    Unusual museums in Barcelona Barcelona is a historic city full of museums. If you have already visited the well-known and touristy ones, you should certainly like the ones listed below. Find here more unusual ones, to have fun, and see unique and rare museums.   Museu el Rei de la Màgia Museu el Rei de […]


  • How to get from A to B in Barcelona

    How to get from A to B in Barcelona Whether you are staying in a touristy area, a local area, the city center or far from the city center, there are many different facilities in the beautiful city of Barcelona that easily will get you from A to B all year round. See the opportunities […]



  • Stay safe in Barcelona

    Stay safe in Barcelona  Barcelona has an unfortunate reputation of suffering from many pickpockets and scammers. But should you feel unsafe when staying in the city? Do not fear, this guide will help you enjoy the beautiful city of Barcelona while feeling safe.             Be around people Being around your friends/family, or just sticking to […]




  • 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 touristy places in Barcelona which we all have seen more than once. But there is so much more to Barcelona. In this article, we are sharing with you the secret spots of Barcelona. […]


  • 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 […]


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


  • 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 you are wondering how much your stay here will cost you! As a student, money is an important question to deal with. This is why we wrote an article about the cost of living in Barcelona which we hope will help you in planning […]


  • 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! Barcelona comes with delicious tapas. Did you know that eating tapas or ‘tapear’ – Spanish verb for eating tapas – stands for sharing some small aperitif snacks, often accompanied by a typical Spanish alcoholic drink such as cava, sangria, tinto de verano or […]


  • 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 […]


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