The Ten Most Amazing Sports Stadiums In The World

Ross Ayling | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Sport
Ross Ayling

Sport has never been just about playing; it's also about spectating. The start-up of the football season will see many of us yet again travel all over the country (and Europe) in support of our clubs - and we love it. If we didn't have these beautifully constructed arenas designed specifically to accommodate our live viewing experience, sport simply wouldn't be the same...

A Look at FC Barcelona's Fixtures for the 2016-17 Season

David Leigh | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK Sport
David Leigh

FC Barcelona's domestic fixture list was revealed on Friday when the draw for the 2016/17 Spanish League took place in Madrid.

Spa and the City: Hotel Arts, Barcelona

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Awash with architectural treasures, galleries and captivating backdrops, Barcelona is the epitome of European urbanity. Elegant Art Nouveau eateries, Basque-style tapas bars and Michelin-starred restaurants enchant narrow streets and shadowy lanes. Prestigious landmark Hotel Arts Barcelona provides a perfect base to soak up the exciting atmosphere of the city.

The Museum Series: An Interview With Deirdre Haughey Barquin, Head of Visitor Services and Events at Museo Picasso, Barcelona

Alexander Bowden | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Alexander Bowden

In a traditional Catalan restaurant in Barcelona I spoke with the charming Deirdre Haughey Baquin, Head of Visitor Services and Events at the Picasso ...

FC Barcelona: History of the Joan Gamper Trophy

David Leigh | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Sport
David Leigh

On Wednesday FC Barcelona confirmed the 2016 Joan Gamper Trophy will be played on 10th August against Italian club Sampdoria. As usual this annual competition is to be played at Barça's Camp Nou stadium and although the match isn't the most important in Barcelona's calendar, it does give supporters a chance to see the players before the real work gets underway.

My Mystery Luggage Challenge

Macca Sherifi | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Macca Sherifi

I have to admit, going on someone else's holiday was an amazing experience, and I can't wait to see where it takes me to next!

See the Best of Gaudí's Iconic Architecture in Barcelona - By Bus

David Leigh | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
David Leigh

There are many reasons you might want to visit Barcelona, but one that continues to top the list is the awe-inspiring architecture of Antoni Gaudí.

Eat Like a King in Barcelona - Without Breaking the Bank

David Leigh | Posted 26.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
David Leigh

When visiting a foreign city it can be all too easy to stick to what you know and Barcelona is no exception. While some people look forward to trying new dishes, many others like to stick to what they already know.

Think. Act. Pause. Learn. Repeat.

Martyn Sibley | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

Time has flown by once again since my last post. With the solar system, earth and my mind still in tact (just about); all is ok though. I'm currently ...

The Rain in Spain

Jake Dennis | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Sport
Jake Dennis

This weekend saw me head to Barcelona to tackle the Catalunya circuit for my first race with Arden. You never know what to expect at the start of the season but I was excited nonetheless ahead of the race, the same feeling I had when I made my JOTA debut last week.

Music Festivals in Barcelona

David Leigh | Posted 14.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
David Leigh

While Barcelona is perhaps most associated with architecture, football and warm weather, as one of the hippest cities in Europe it is also a great destination for live music.

Celebrating St George's Day in Catalonia

David Leigh | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
David Leigh

Although the legend of George and the Dragon is well known, there is strong evidence the man really existed. A Roman soldier who in 303AD was martyred for refusing to denounce his Christian faith, George was canonised in 494AD. Probably of Greek origin, he died in what is now Turkey with the dragon myth emerging later from Beirut.

The History of Barcelona Street Art

Gia Marie Barbera | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Entertainment
Gia Marie Barbera

After Francisco Franco's death on 20 November 1975 a new sense of freedom was born in Barcelona. Artists came to Barcelona from all over the world, st...

Football Is About Achieving Dreams, And Riyad Mahrez Should Continue to Chase His

Scott Saunders | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK Sport
Scott Saunders

Leicester will teach us this season - if they go on to complete the job - that dreams, no matter how unlikely, can come true. And whether it's the popular decision or not, Claudio Ranieri and the club are absolutely correct to not stand in the player's way if he decides to move on. This sport is all about achieving dreams, and Riyad Mahrez has earned the right to continue chasing his.

Five-Year-Old Afghan Boy Finally Gets Signed Messi Shirt

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK Sport

Five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi has finally had his wish come true and received a signed Lionel Messi shirt. The little Afghan boy captured people's h...

Arsenal Cheeky Banter With Champions League Rivals

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Sport

Arsenal have responded to their Champions League rivals Barcelona in a cheeky PDA over legend Thierry Henry. Former Arsenal and Barcelona star Henr...

Dream Ending For Afghan Boy Pictured Wearing Messi Plastic Bag 'Shirt'

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Sport

Lionel Messi is set to meet five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi, the Afghan boy who captured people's hearts after a picture of him wearing a plastic bag foo...

Barcelona Star Sentenced To Year In Prison

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Sport

Former Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano was sentenced to a year in prison and fined €815,000 (£625,000) on Thursday for tax offences. Howe...

Accessible Skiing in Catalonia

Martyn Sibley | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

It's not so surprising to hear that Kasia and I visited Barcelona again last week. We do love a little trip there! What is less known, however, are the reasons why we went this time and what we got up to.

Five Things to Do in Barcelona... and One to Miss

Sally Pemble | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sally Pemble

Barcelona is the city with it all. Culture at every turn, glorious food and a fantastic beach, for when you've had enough of the sight-seeing and just want to flop on the sand and catch some rays. Here's my top five things to do whilst visiting Barcelona. Plus I've thrown in one place that's a dud, so best to give this a miss.

Pictures Capture Final Phase Of Construction On La Sagrada Familia Basilica

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Elliot Wagland | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK

Work on Barcelona's breathtaking La Sagrada Familia Basilica, designed by visionary architect Antoni Gaudi, has entered its final phase of raising six...

Is This The Transfer Of The Century?

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK Sport

Did Limerick FC just make the transfer of the century and sign NEYMAR? The answer is obviously no. U17s: Barry Cotter knows he has been handed a "...

There's A Naked Guy Crawling Around Barcelona Pretending To Be A Dog

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK

Josep Ivan Argelaga - or as he's more commonly known, "dogman" - is exploring the boundaries of provocative art. In doing so, he is performing as ...

Barcelo Raval, Barcelona - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 22.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

With little windy streets of cafes, bars and shops and open squares of lush greenery and outdoor bars, El Raval definitely has a laid back and local vibe to it. It is one of the lesser known areas of Barcelona for tourists but we were immediately fond of it and liked the fact it was less touristy and busy.

Enoteca, Barcelona - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

Whilst staying at Hotel Arts, we were lucky enough to be able to dine in their two Michelin Star restaurant, Enoteca, overseen by renowned Catalan chef Paco Pérez, who holds five Michelin Stars to his name.