Hipmunk City Love: Iconic Barcelona

Barcelona has been bewitching travellers for centuries. It may be in Spain, but it’s the capital of the fiercly independent region of Catalonia. Much like the Basques in northern Spain, if the Catalans had their way, Catalonia would be an independent nation! This proud culture makes Barcelona so different to the rest of Spain, although many tourists fail to notice the subtle yet powerful differences … Continue reading Hipmunk City Love: Iconic Barcelona

Crazy beautiful flamenco in Barcelona

Flamenco is not for the faint hearted. The dancers are extremely passionate, talented and telling a story all at once. We drove up to Port Olimpic for dinner and a flamenco show. Their heavy, traditional costumes didn’t stop them from dancing so hard I thought they were going to stomp holes in the stage but their faces fierce with concentration and beaded with sweat betrayed … Continue reading Crazy beautiful flamenco in Barcelona