Local expert guides to Barcelona

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Local expert guides to Barcelona

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Ida Johansson

Fashion Designer

Fashion design by Ida Johansson hallmarks innovation and high quality, stuffed with feeling and meaning. Graceful, elegant and flirty at the same time, the garments underpin an exploring interaction as the reversible shapes teases its wearers creativity.

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Jordi Vilà


I knew early in life that food was my calling, and I began working on my craft at Barcelona’s Baixas bakery at the young age of fifteen. Trained at the Escuela de Hostelería Joviat (Joviat Hospitality School) in Manresa, my background includes experience in the kitchens of renowned restaurants.

I opened the now nationally and internationally renowned restaurant Alkimia in 2002 and received the first Michelin star in 2005.

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DJ Rainboy

DJ in Spain and Mexico

I’m a DJ with a bachelor in recording, an audio engineer, remixer and producer. I’ve produced my favorite house remixes in the Mexican Yucatan Area and Barcelona, and will take you to the best places for a great night out.

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Daily Records

Barcelona's Vinyl Masters

Daily Records is the best vinyl store in Barcelona, specialized in Punk Rock, Hardcore, Jamaican sounds, Soul and all kinds of cool Rock'n'Roll styles - from the past and the present.

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Barista Kim

Barista Champion

Kim Ossenblok, Belgian-born living in Barcelona, Spanish Champion and 3º in the World Cup Tasting Championship 2012. Author of the most visited coffee blog in Spanish language and creator of the first online barista course.

I help professionals from the HORECA business with workshops and trainings so they can make better tasting coffee and gain more clients who love your coffee business.

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Mayu Miller


I am a qualified sommelier specialised in family-run, authentic and unique wineries from Northern Spain.

Born in Tokyo, I have lived in London, Granada and Barcelona, where I studied Oenology and qualified as a Sommelier.

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Cristina Drafta


I am an addicted photographer, and a traveler passionate about the world. I write for Argophilia and other travel sites, and I like to use Stay.com to plan my trips. Hopefully, you can use my guides to plan yours too.

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Delia Gavrilescu

Travel Writer

I am passionate about everything travel, and I write on hospitality topics, travel resources, announcements, awards and much more for Argophilia Travel News. I am happy to share my travel experiences and favorites with you on Stay.com.

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Carlos Cabellero

Entertainment Entrepreneur

Successful entertainment entrepreneur from Barcelona. Founder of the Carlitosgroup, with more than 10 establishments running. Vice-president of the Bars, Restaurants and Entertainment Association in Barcelona, vice-president of the International Nightlife Association.

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Silvia Garcia Presas

Fashion Designer

Silvia is the head designer of The Avant. She was born in Barcelona but she lived in London for several years, while she studied at Royal College of Art. As a designer, she likes to wear women looking for a certain timelessness in the garments.

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Antiques & Boutiques

Personal Shoppers

We are Lisa Richardson and Niki Robinson, two freelance fashion designers who moved to Barcelona from London and Milan 6 years ago. Join us on our shopping tours and have a brilliant day!

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Dalia Lourenço

Video Blogger

As a video blogger for GettingCloseto.com, Dalia has been touring various locations to capture people’s stories. She wants to live in a world where everyone cares about each other’s lives, whether they live next door or on the other side of the planet. You can usually find her asking random people questions in the street and filming her travels.

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Jordi Chicletol

DJ and Photographer

I’m a DJ, photographer, designer and stylist from Barcelona.

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Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist

Freelance makeup artist, based in Barcelona and Amsterdam, working with celebrities, agencies and magazines.

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Monika Harbort


She studied design in Bremen (Technical college for creative trade) and in 1987 she moved to Barcelona (Spain). Right from the beginning she designed and tailored for leather companies and for film and theater.

In 2002 she opened her shop in the neighborhood of Gracia “Harbort Leather Design”. Leather captivated her from the very first contact, its aroma, touch and appearance. For over 30 years, leather has meant a continual challenge to her.

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Elizabeth Mas

Model and fashion jet setter

I’m a Spanish model, shopaholic, fashion jet setter and New York blogger! I have always travelled, everywhere. When I’m not traveling, I live between New York City and Barcelona.

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Andy Laboka

Andy Laboka

Andy is the owner of Barcelona Segway Day, a segway tour company that offers three different tours in the heart of Barcelona. He and his team show you the most interesting sights and combine this with cruising through Barcelona’s narrow street.

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EatWith Host

It all started in my house, when I spent hours and hours watching my mother kneading and preparing delicious dishes. It was then decided that I would enter the world of gastronomy: first in Galicia where I worked in simple places for travelers to discover Spanish traditions. And then I came to Barcelona to test my potential. In the city that has the best restaurants in the world, I’m looking to improve my techniques every day and invite people from all over the world to test my creations.

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Free Wi-Fi Guides

Helping you get connected!

Check your email, upload those photos, get your Facebook fix, and – of course – sync your guides!

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Vespa GPS Tours

We love Barcelona and we love Vespas! Get one of our Vespas and o your own GPS tour in Barcelona. Have fun!

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Txell Costa

Marketing Expert

Txell is the founder of a marketing communications agency in Barcelona. She studied journalism, worked for local radio stations and switched to consultancy later in her career. She is an avid traveler, and loves exploring her city’s best places to work.

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Nuria Roura

Health Coach

I am a Barcelona based Health Coach. I focus on three key areas when working with clients: Health + Energy + Nutrition.

It is all about having energy, keeping a healthy lifestyle and diet, eating without guilt and feeling good inside and out.

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Javier Castán


I’m a photographer from Barcelona. I consider myself some sort of multifaceted guy that tries to do at least one thing well. I usually waste my time taking photos, writing and working in advertising.

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080 Barcelona

Barcelona Fashion Week

We are ready for the Spring/Summer 2014 Event. 080 Barcelona Fashion collects the best trends, young fashion designers and great brands.

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Unique Experiences

Tipzity shares the love and passion for Barcelona with the world, giving the best tips and providing services in all different kind of sectors like sightseeing, art and design, rentals, transfers, shopping, nightlife, dining, local professionals and lifestyle. Everything you need in Barcelona, Tipzity has a tailor made solution for you.

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Stay Editors

The best movie, music and book spots

And… action!

Your Stay.com editors take you to the best spots from the movies and books. Get the guide and visit the best film and literature locations, all over the world.

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Find the Perfect Beach in Barcelona

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Stay Editors

Yours truly

Stay.com editors pick great places in all the cities featured on Stay.com in order to create marvellous travel guides for you. Get inspired, and start creating your own travel guide!

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    Mar Bella

    Young and trendy
  2. Ermita de Sant Sebastià de Sitges -469 +Add

    Sant Sebastià

    Traditional city beach
  3. Platja de Nova Icària +Add

    Nova Icària

    Beach in the centre of the city's coastline
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    Little Barcelona (La Barceloneta)

    Park at the former fortress of Spanish King Felipe V
    Locals' Pick
  5. Playa de Bogatell +Add

    Playa Bogatell

    Clean beach, popular with the middle-aged crowds
  6. Rambla del Mar +Add

    Rambla del Mar

    Waterfront and beach area

Sun and fun

Barcelona has an excellent variety of beaches, offering everything from family-friendly amenities to nudist designated facilities. The oldest and most traditional beaches are La Barceloneta and Sant Sebastià. More authentic, and less touristy: Nova Icària and Bogatell. The youngest beach, Mar Bella, can be considered "party central" for the locals.