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Typical Spanish PART V: Castellers

20 de Agosto de 2012 | 1 comentarios | 14 votos
In the region of Catalonia teams of Castellers can be seen competing against each other to proove who can build the highest human tower and dismantle it whithout falling apart. This unique spectacle in spain can be seen all year around and specially during the summer in the many festivals around... (read more)
Sevillanas

Typical Spanish PART IV: Sevillanas

14 de Agosto de 2012 | 0 comentarios | 0 votos
Sevillanas is a typical song and dance of Seville and all Andalusia region in general, and it is considered a kind of flamenco music. Its origins would be in the years before the time of the Catholic Kings, in compositions that were known as "Castilian seguidillas". With the time they evolved and... (read more)
paella de carne con verduras y gambas

Typical Spanish PART III: Paella

13 de Agosto de 2012 | 0 comentarios | 2 votos
Paella is one of the most typical Spanish dishes, mostly from the part next to the Mediterranean Sea, where there are hundreds and hundreds of different recipes for paella: meat paella, seafood paella, vegetable paella... We would like to warn you that this receip never turns out the same: it... (read more)
Salón Manga 2012

XVIII edition of Salón del Manga of Barcelona is getting closer

06 de Agosto de 2012 | 1 comentarios | 1 votos
Today we bring to you to the Eighteenth Edition of Salón del Manga, an event held every year in Barcelona. This time the event will be held on days 1, 2, 3 and 4 November 2012 in Montjuic fairgrounds. After the success of the XVII Manga Saloon in Barcelona with nearly 65,000 attendees over the... (read more)
Festa major sants 2012

Sants Quarter Festival 2012

31 de Julio de 2012 | 0 comentarios | 1 votos
Hotel Curious recommends to attend the typical festivals of the city. In August Fiesta Mayor del Barrio de Sants. When visiting a city one of the best moments are when each neighborhood is having its own festival, because you can see and enjoy the own city life, when its people goes out to the... (read more)
Festival Grec Barcelona

Performing Arts festival Grec 2012 in Barcelona

10 de Julio de 2012 | 0 comentarios | 0 votos
Starts in Barcelona with a lot of events for every day the festival Grec 2012. Pay attention to the great timescheduling of this awesome performing arts festival that will last for a month. Sure that there's someday that there's some spectacle that you are interested in. Check timeschedule ... (read more)
Julio Iglesias en Barcelona

Julio Iglesias in concert in Barcelona on July

09 de Julio de 2012 | 0 comentarios | 0 votos
Hotel Curious wants to announce the year's most anticipated concert: Julio Iglesias in concert at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona. Last 4th and next 26th July, Julio Iglesias visits Barcelona to give us two concerts of his world tour, in which he will present his latest album "First", and... (read more)
La Pedrera at night

Plan for a summer evening: Jazz on the terrace of La Pedrera

06 de Julio de 2012 | 0 comentarios | 0 votos
Today we bring you a great plan for summer nights in Barcelona: outdoor jazz, a glass of champagne and stunning views. How? Here we explain it to you... Summer has just arrived in the city and Barcelona always has a plan for you. The iconic building of La Pedrera (or Casa Milà) of Gaudi brings... (read more)
Sala Montjuic

As every summer, outdoors cinema in "Montjuic", Barcelona

05 de Julio de 2012 | 0 comentarios | 0 votos
As every summer, hundreds of activities are ofered in Barcelona for locals and tourists visiting the city, many activities outdoors and intimately related to culture. Today we bring you the Sala Montjuic" or "Summer Cinema" or "Cine a la frescal" as they say in Catalan. In the mountain of... (read more)
Roses - The Cranberies

The Cranberries in concert in Barcelona

27 de Junio de 2012 | 0 comentarios | 0 votos
Today, Hotel Curious would like to announce the concert of The Cranberries in Barcelona, to present their new album “Roses”. “Roses” will be their sixth album, after 10 years of silence. Roses saw the light last 14th February and it has 11 great new songs. Where: Poble Espanyol, Avda.... (read more)

The festival of St John in Barcelona

19 de Junio de 2012 | 0 comentarios | 1 votos
The festival of San Juan is celebrated on June 23rd and it is one of the shortest nights of the year because of its proximity to the summer solstice, and is considered as a magical night: legend sais that fantastic beings come out with more intensity that night than any other, where the fire,... (read more)
Vermouth Vermut

Typical Spanish PART II: "Having the Vermut”

30 de Mayo de 2012 | 1 comentarios | 1 votos
"Making a Vermouth" or “Hacer el Vermut” is to drink a liquor called Vermouth and eat a snack a while before eating at noon, so about 12 hours. There are several types of vermouth, but perhaps the most traditional one is the red vermouth (or French vermouth) and it is composed of over 40... (read more)
Siesta de Van Gogh

Typical Spanish PART I: Siesta time

29 de Mayo de 2012 | 0 comentarios | 0 votos
A siesta is a short nap taken in the early afternoon, often after the midday meal. The siesta is a typical custom in Spain and Latin America (but also in China, Taiwan, Philippines, India, Greece ...) consisting of having a few minutes to rest (from 20 to 30 minutes) after lunch, between 13h and... (read more)
Swab festival de Arte Contemporaneo

SWAB Festival 2012, contemporary art in Barcelona

15 de Mayo de 2012 | 0 comentarios | 0 votos
Hotel Curious presents a powerful contemporary art festival in Barcelona: Swab 2012 Swab was born in 2006 with the aim of presenting emerging contemporary artists from the art scene worldwide. The first edition in 2007 had 42 galleries from 13 countries and attracted over 6000 visitors. In... (read more)
Fira de Sant Ponç en Barcelona
Hotel Curious informs about a very entrenched tradition in Barcelona: Sant Ponç Fair Every May 11 is celebrated in Calle Hospital, the Sant Ponç Fair, patron saint of beekeepers and herbalists. This tradition took shape yesteryear when once in the spring the herbalists brought healing herbs to... (read more)
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