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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)
Cartel Feria Abril 2012

Feria de Abril (April Fair) in Barcelona 2012

25 de Abril de 2012 | 4 comentarios | 2 votos
As every year, Hotel Curious gets you closer the the wonderful Feria de Abril in Barcelona, and in 2012 the dates chosen are: from Friday April 27 to Sunday May 6. A whole week of dance, music and good food! As everyone knows, la Feria de Abril is the perfect excuse to spend some stunning... (read more)
Sant Jordi 2012
According to popular tradition, Sant Jordi was a Roman soldier and was born in the 3rd century in Capadocia in Turkey. This Saint, who was under the orders of the emperor Diocletian, refused to carry out the emperor's edict to persecute all Christians and for this reason he was martyred and... (read more)
SITC 2012
Hotel Curious wants to announce today the 21st edition of the International Tourism Fair of Catalonia, to be held this April in Barcelona. If you love travelling and living unique experiences you can not miss the SITC, where you can stroll through the world in a few hours and discover hidden... (read more)
Salón Internacional Cómic Barcelona

International Comic Fair in Barcelona

30 de Marzo de 2012 | 1 comentarios | 1 votos
Hotel Curious announces an event for young and not that young people: Here comes the International Comic Fair! The International Comic Fair reaches his thirty edition and does so in style. This time, the great illustrator David Lloyd of 'V for Vendetta', will present his latest book of short... (read more)
Barcelona Opportunity Week 2012

Barcelona Opportunity Week 2012

25 de Enero de 2012 | 1 comentarios | 1 votos
Hotel Curious Barcelona invites you again to the Opportunity Week 2012, a week full of special offers, discounts and deals! From January 27th to February 5th, you will find the best deals at Hotel Curious. A cheap hotel in Barcelona center which offers a 20% discount for those who make a booking... (read more)
PlayStories en el MAC

"Playstories": Playing "clicks" in the Museum of Archaeology of Catalonia

16 de Diciembre de 2011 | 0 comentarios | 0 votos
Hotel Curious now presents this curious initiative by the Museum of Archaeology of Catalunya: "Playstories". Over five hundred "clicks" will be exposed in the MAC Barcelona representing six times of antiquity such as dinosaurs, Egyptians building a pyramid or Roman fighting Visigoths. The aim is... (read more)
Pantalla Global

Interesting exhibit at CCCB: "Global Screen"

15 de Noviembre de 2011 | 0 comentarios | 1 votos
Hotel Curious announces a very interesting exhibition at the CCCB, called Global Screen. The project builds the homonymous book written by Gilles Lipovetsky and Jean Serroy, who also are the curators of the exhibit along with Andrés Hispano. It pretends to be an opportunity for reflection on the... (read more)

Gran Teatre Liceu in Barcelona presents the opera 'Jo, Dalí "

05 de Octubre de 2011 | 1 comentarios | 0 votos
Hotel Curious today brings you an unprecedented work on the Dalí's life. Our hotel is located near the Teatre Liceu and therefore we want to recommend this opera about a central character in the history of Catalan art. Someone will say 'a fool' or a 'sick'. Dalí responded to these assumptions... (read more)
Fiestas de Gràcia de 2007

Celebrations of Gràcia's Quarter are about to start!

27 de Julio de 2011 | 0 comentarios | 3 votos
As every year, in Barcelona we know it's summer because of the high temperatures and the celebrations of Gracia's quarter, probably the most famous party in Catalonia. A summer without festivals would not be a summer. Celebrations of Gràcia will be inaugurated next 15th August with a speech by... (read more)
Hipnotik Fetsival

Hipnotik Festival brings the best hip-hop music to Barcelona

06 de Julio de 2011 | 0 comentarios | 0 votos
Hotel Curious wants to announce today the Hipnotik Festival, to be held this weekend at CCCB of Barcelona. From 12am on Saturday July 9th, we will enjoy many concerts of hip-hop music on the premises of the Centre for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB). This eighth edition of the festival... (read more)
Devorar París, Picasso en París

Exhibit at Picasso Museum: "Devorar París. Picasso 1900-1907"

15 de Junio de 2011 | 0 comentarios | 1 votos
Hotel Curious wants to talk today about an exhibition at the Picasso Museum. "Devorar París. Picasso 1900-1907" is the contextual depiction of the influences that had Picasso during his stay in Paris, where lived Toulouse Lautrec, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Bonnard, Steinlen Roden, Gauguin... a period... (read more)
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