Do you feel a yearning for a different air, wish you could leave everything behind you and embark on a pursuit of new horizons? Do you really, really want to go on vacation, to travel, a need for sun and to do absolutely nothing all day? Are you in doubt, you are still a bit afraid of taking the first step?
Today, we’re giving you a little encouraging push, as well as 5 good reasons to come and discover Barcelona!
1 The Weather
Of course, it’s undeniable that the weather here is always great. Evidently, it also rains here, but rest assured, it never pours. Nothing in common with other European countries – which we won’t name to avoid eventual polemics! More or less, the summer here starts in June, and ends little by little by around October. During the winter, if the skies are clear and the sun is shining you may even wear a t-shirt and take a walk around the beach. It is of course too cold to take a bath, but quite pleasant all the same! Winters are mostly very gentle. No need to wrap yourself for months and months in a huge coat + gloves + hat + scarf! Yes, you got it right: you may visit Barcelona any time of the year!
2 The Night Life
If you just love to party, you won’t lack any here! This is a city that never sleeps! You’ll always find a bar, a night club open for you to party until the night is over! Cocktails here are quite affordable and you’ll easily find them for 3.50 Euro. The vibes are friendly and cosmopolitan. You’ll be able to dance with people from all over the world!
3 The Quality of Life
Barcelona is a city of human dimensions. Therefore, you won’t have to spend a lot of your time inside the subway. The different districts aren’t all that big, and each and every one of them has its own charms. You’ll have some trouble making a choice! You may go to beach, or get to the mountain in barely 1 hour on the route. And yes! During the winter, you’ll be able to go skiing for the day!
4 The Food
All within your reach: the tapas, the pinchos, the Serrano ham and the Paella. Here, we love to eat, and we like to take our time for doing so too! The restaurants open quite late and will go against your habits a bit, but it’s not really serious, you’ll get used to it really quickly, we promise! Also, as the city is very cosmopolitan, so you’ll find all kinds of restaurants! From Japanese to Mexican, all the way through to Lebanese and Thai. There’s plenty to choose from!
5 It’s impossible to get bored here!
Barcelona is a city that never stops moving and offers quite a lot of festivals and all sorts of events that should not be missed! Here you’ll find all you need to have fun. There are plenty of museums and festivals, and all around the year. You’ll find an amazing number of things to do with family or all alone. Each weekend, the city is a party, and you’ll often see the famous “Gegants de Sort”, as well as fireworks and other gatherings to eat and party!
So there you go, a short list of good reasons for coming and discovering Barcelona, or even to move here! The most difficult part is the very first step, but once you’re here, you won’t regret it a bit!
So, will you visit us?!