We’ve been lucky enough to visit Barcelona several times over the past couple of years. Each time accompanied by our 6 year old son. Barcelona is a vibrant, fun and historic city that is a fantastic place for the whole family to visit. There was so many beautiful and amazing places to visit in Barcelona but I thought we would list our top 5 (otherwise this would be a very…

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We are always on the look out for great family friendly accommodation. We definitely prefer to stay in apartments or aparthotels with separate living and sleeping areas. The amount of times we have had to sit in the dark trying to get our son to sleep! During our recent trip to Barcelona we chose to stay at Happy Apartments. We booked a two bedroom apartment via booking.com as we always…

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We recently visited Barcelona and the Costa Daurada, we wanted to see as much as possible so one sunny Saturday we headed down to the port city of Tarragona (around 100km from Barcelona – beware of the toll roads!). The weather hadn’t really been on our side during our trip so we took the opportunity to sightsee when it was actually sunny and not raining. Tarragona had been recommended by…

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During our recent trip to Barcelona (January 2017), we decided to venture up Tibidabo, a mountain overlooking Barcelona. It’s actually the tallest mountain (512m) in the Serra de Collserola. From the centre of Barcelona it’s around 12 km via car. The journey is around 35 minutes and as you can imagine quite hair raising at times (well kind of!). The roads are windy but boy you are treated to some…

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