Category Archives: Don’t be a wee fanny

A Summery Summary (Part One)

I’ve been doing this blog for over 2 years and I had rashly promised I’d go back and update some of the previous entries. The thing is that there’s over fifty entries  and I said summat that rhymes with “cluck … Continue reading

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Hail, Hail The Celts Are Here..

For unbelievably selfish reasons I whooped with joy when I watched the Champions League draw and saw that Celtic were paired with Barcelona. A similar reaction, I imagine, to that of the Christians when they were drawn against the lions. … Continue reading

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Boozers, cruisers and jacuzzi users

I have stumbled across a very useful forum at tripadvisor and it offers some cracking and specific advice to travellers to Barcelona. What I noticed was that Barcelona has a lot of visitors who are here on a cruise, the … Continue reading

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Hmmmm herself appears to be horrifically hungover

This may be the prefect opportunity to have a ramble. A few reminders, some general tips and mebbes a boaby joke or two. One of the most common misconceptions that people have is that yer Catalans get really surly if … Continue reading

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Drink? Drink is it? Ah´ll give ye drink

Something of a general entry this one, prompted by a very pleasant afternoon drinking vermouth on a terrace. (more of this later). It is fair to say that most of you visiting the city will, at some point, take a … Continue reading

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A couple of basics

I will make a few assumptions when putting this stuff together, the main one being that most of you will only be spending 3/4 days in the city. So let’s get a few basics sorted. You have probably heard that … Continue reading

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It’s all about the pork

Back on the budget track with a hidden gem of a place right in the heart of the dodgy Raval. As you look down the Ramblas towards the sea the area to your right hand side is the Raval. Described … Continue reading

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