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Guest post: Top things to do in Barcelona

With such an array of attractions surely there is no city in Europe with more top things to do than Barcelona?

Its cultural districts of El Born and the Gothic Quarter standing side by side with Las Ramblas, the city’s 4km long beach and its modern centre make Barcelona a true global city. Include the iconic La Sagrada Familia and sporting giant of FC Barcelona and you have one of the world’s most innovative and influential destinations.

It should therefore be no surprise that with 6 million annual visitors Barcelona is Europe’s fifth most visited city. 

Read on for our guide to the top things to do in Barcelona and help plan your own trip.


The Striped Linen Midi Dress from Boden

For June, Boden's key message is "wear the rainbow" as they're a brand that loves to embrace colour which is something I have been trying to do recently. Instead of opting for the same style of clothing, I'm trying to be more daring and have fun with my outfits especially as we go into summer.


Guest post: Weekend guide to Lisbon

Lisbon is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating and underrated cities European capitals. We have enjoyed Lisbon immensely during each of our three visits, the most recent of which was just this past March when we spent a few days prepping for the extraordinary coastal scenery of our 10-day Rota Vicentina trek. Lisbon is perfect for a good value European weekend getaway. Here are some ideas for where to stay, eat and the very best things to see and do in Lisbon.