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The Best Barcelona Blogs ∼ Awards by Barcelona Eat Local


The top Barcelona Blog Awards recognizes the best blogs that talk about the city of Barcelona from different angles. With a wealth of high-quality blogs out there relating to anything and everything about the Ciudad Condal, it’s hard to narrow down which ones to read, but this exclusive list will help you limit your search, giving you the cream of the crop for Barcelona Blogs written by top local and international bloggers.

Whether you are a foodie or an urban adventurer, or both, these travel blogs give you the insider tips, information, and motivation to get the most out of your visit to Barcelona. If you are looking for practical, insightful educational travel and food blogs that will allow you to discover local Barcelona gems, you´ve come to the right place. Here are not just the best, but top Barcelona travel and food blogs that will make your stay in Barcelona unique. Big thanks to Barcelona bloggers!.

Travels of Adam by Adam

This comprehensive Barcelona hipster city guide gives you all you need to know about our beloved city from where to stay, where to eat, travel tips, gay Barcelona, shopping and top visitor sites of Barcelona city.

The Slow Road by Christine

This blog is the perfect fit for those looking for what to do and see in the city of Barcelona. These insider tips will make for an unforgettable experience. Don’t miss Christine’s blog!


Driftwood Journals by Ben

This insider’s guide to Barcelona lifestyle, travel and food is a great read, featuring some of the coolest tours, foodie spots and things to do in Barcelona. It’s a reference point for anything and everything having to do with Barcelona. Ben is a top Barcelona blogger!

Barcelona Eat Local by Andre

Andre is a Chileno who grew up in Valparaiso and moved to Barcelona in his early 20s, the time when he discovered food and travels were his passions, he writes our blog and gives a genuine insight into his discoveries in this wonderful city ∼ all about foods and drinks in Barcelona!

Wanderful Wanderings by Sofie

Sofie is a Belgian world traveler who gives you insights into Spanish life and lifestyle to help you eat and travel your way through Spain. A complete travel blog with a terrific section about Barcelona.

Barcelona Hacks by Ash

Canadian expat/immigrant Ash puts 7 years of Barcelona experience together to bring you one of the most in-depth tourist info blogs – from airport transportation to where to stay to banging off attractions like a pro with his hacks you’re covered. And best of all? He’s all ears and encourages readers to open dialogues in the comments section for custom local advice.

Appetites & Other Stories by Sara

Written by a Swedish Expat, Sara, who lives in Barcelona, this blog is a great collection of newbies, oldies and forever goodie eats in the city as well as things to do and places to shop. The clean layout makes this blog a perfect place to consult when trying to decide where to eat or where to visit.

Latitude 41 by Justine

Justine’s blog is a witty, well put-together collection of stories and insights from an expat who has been living in Barcelona since 2008. Not only is it a great reference for where to eat, lifestyle questions, but also for events and things to do outside Barcelona. A perfect fusion for foodies and travelers alike.

Homage to Barcelona by Rob

We love this blog because it’s very relatable. It has to do with everything relating to Barcelona. The featured guest blog posts where people share about what makes a perfect day in Barcelona are very entertaining and educational at the same time. This Homage to Barcelona definitely deserves some respect.


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Foodie in Barcelona by Suzy

This Barcelona blog is as real and down to earth as they come. Suzy is a devout foodie who tells you like it is. An easily navigable format makes this blog the perfect place to consult when trying to decide where to eat; it’s especially nice because eateries are broken down into neighborhoods.

Barcelona Food Experience by Maria

Maria´s little corner of the universe as she calls it.  A fantastic recollection of places she loves, where friendly service and tasty food that’s not too expensive are there plus that something else that makes the Barcelona eatery just delicious.

Zucker and Spice Travel by Sam

A blog written by chef and sommelier, Sam Zucker, is a must because it not only highlights where to eat in Barcelona along with restaurant reviews but also top Barcelona city-visitor sites as well as interesting tidbits about Spanish culture and food.

Barcelona Blonde by Jessica

A comprehensive guide to Barcelona written from an expat from California. Jessica not only has a dynamic, fun way of highlighting the city bests, but she also has the insight into Barcelona’s local scene and tips for expats. Her constantly updated blog is a must to add alongside your morning coffee routine.

Forget Someday by Sam and Toccara

Barcelona city is full of places to see and things to do but it’s not always easy to decide just what. That’s where Sam and Toccara come in: they give great ideas about what to do in a city with endless opportunities. Check out not only activities but also top eats in Barcelona in this awesome travel blog.

Landlopers by Matt

Matt’s blog breaks it down in order to share ideas on where to go, what to see and how to experience the best the world has to offer. His Barcelona blog city section is a must for top travel tips!

Found a Favorite by Ilse

From fashion, design, food, and events, Ilse’s hip favorite spots make this Barcelona travel guide a must consult when visiting the city. She is already an institution among Barcelona bloggers.

Barcelona Besotted by Sarafina

This blog written by Australian born Sarafina will make you fall in love with Barcelona with all the great selection of restaurants, shops and things to do.

Barcelona Navigator by Dan

From events, where to stay, to city life, things to do and where to eat, the Barcelona Navigator is your one-stop shop for visiting Barcelona.  

Barcelona Photo Blog by Carlos

Travel to Barcelona via Carlos’ captivating pictures to uncover information about city life, art, architecture, art and more. This visual Barcelona blog is a great jumping off point for preparing you for the beautiful sights that await you in this beautiful city.

Barcelona Street Scraps by Brian

See another side of Barcelona through street art. Read and look through the samples of Barcelona street art to experience the artsy side of the city. Great way to keep off the beaten track, especially for the artsy types.

Barcelonas by Simon

This Barcelona blog offers insider travel advice to facilitate your travel to the city during the planning process and while on site. Helpful hints on accommodation, how to get around, things to do, where to visit in Barcelona and in Catalonia. A must-consult prior to visiting Barcelona.

Food Barcelona by Steve

One of the most resourceful foodie travel blogs out there in Barcelona. From a very helpful food map to real tips on where to eat for locals and tourists, this is without a doubt one of the tops must blog for Barcelona. Featured on BBC and the Barcelona Metropolitan Magazine, Steve is the perfect reference for planning a foodie holiday in Barcelona.

Las Calles de Barcelona by Angela

Helping you to make the most of your Barcelona city break or holiday, Angela is a London native living in Barcelona who offers some secret spots for eating and drinking and for general merriment in Barcelona. Angela’s blog provides unconventional information about the city.

Ataula by Melissa

Melissa pours her heart and soul into sharing the recipes and stories that make Catalonia special. She also provides a complete list of restaurants that will help guide foodies through the streets of Barcelona to the dinner table.

Guiri Girl in Barcelona by Julie

This blog provides all kinds of insight and stories behind the Barcelona lifestyle and foodie spots. Check it out to get an idea what life in Barcelona is all about.

SomeSeeds by a London girl

SomeSeeds helps you navigate the Barcelona food scene. From restaurant reviews and lists, pictures and menus this is your eating guide to Barcelona.

An Outsider in Barcelona by Maria

Maria’s thoughts and considerations on the city of Barcelona gives a great background on the lifestyle for those planning a trip to Barcelona; she also offers great pictures too.

Where the Locals go to Barcelona by Vito Zanni

For cheap insider eateries, this is a great blog to give you a different point of view on Barcelona to eat on a budget.

12 Hours by Soren, Anna and Alex

Very hip and happening blog that takes you off the beaten tracks to secret spots, and to the designer “it” places. The 12-hour itineraries are a great way to make the most of your Barcelona experiences and perfect for avoiding tourist traps.

Barcelona Lowdown by Richard

This blog provides all kinds of helpful posts from what to wear in Barcelona in March to traditions, interesting tidbits about the city and more. Definitely worth a browse when planning your trip to Barcelona or when you’ve already landed in the city.

Heart BCN by Gemma

Heart BCN is practical and useful, making not only for a great read but also as a good point of reference on topics such as “what to do in Barcelona when it rains” to what to do with kids. You name it and you just might find it on Gemma’s Barcelona blog.

Meet my Barcelona by Marc

We love this blog because it provides very useful tips such as what not to do as a tourist in Barcelona, where to eat tapas not too far from the Ramblas, the best areas to stay in Barcelona and more. A very practical guide to discovering Barcelona. Marc is a great Barcelona blogger.

Only for Coffee and Brunch Lovers by Claudia

We’re wild for brunch and that’s why we love this blog. If you’re coming to Barcelona and want to see where the brunch hotspots and best coffee shops are, this blog is a must. Don’t miss the reviews and top 10 lists.

Belle Barcelona by Jyoti

This blog fills you on everything you might want to know about Barcelona from unique itineraries, to how to be a vegetarian in Barcelona, events, gastronomy and travel tips. A complete foodie traveler guide to Barcelona and beyond.

Ok Community Barcelona by Harriet Freeman

This blog provides all kind of insider tips on Barcelona. Addressing topics such as what to see, travel pointers, budget options, what to see and where to sleep, it’s straightforward and a perfect reference for planning your trip to Barcelona.

Sam Hope Hansen by Samantha

This lifestyle blog breaks down different elements of Barcelona life as well as offers a visitor’s guide to Barcelona. Get in the mindset for your Barcelona adventure by reading Sam’s blog.

Not Home Syndrome  by Alyssa

Alyssa became a prominent blogger at her time in Moscow, and now she is based in Barcelona where she writes about what it is happening in the city, from politics to the opening of a restaurant or sharing a great day spent in town. An excellent insight into life in Barcelona nowadays.

A British Boy in Barcelona by M. Henderson

Get in the mind frame of an expat as he talks about real experiences, gives great tips and insights into the city of Barcelona and more. This blog has it all.

Urban Travel Blog by Duncan

This city guide to top urban travel destinations highlights the top cities in the world with best lists, adventures, and other interesting tidbits. Barcelona is featured prominently and they offer very handy tips on how to make the most of your trip.

The Barcelona Files by Suzanne

This art, design, culture aficionado offers insight on where to shop, galleries to visit and other tops, in a prose-type style. Definitely worth perusing through her plethora of articles on Barcelona city to get a feel for the city and check out some unknown spots while visiting.

Dan Blystone by Dan

A beautifully visual blog with incredible pictures and a friendly layout. This Barcelona blog features hidden city gems, unknown visitor sites, and fascinating stories behind the city and its surrounding areas.

SuiteLife by Benny

A blog offering dynamic content and insider tips about lifestyle in Barcelona, things to do, how to travel on a shoestring and other fun tidbits. A great way to get to know Barcelona lifestyle while figuring out what makes the city tick.

Life in Catalonia by Steve, Mercedes and Derrick

This Barcelona blog is a great reference for anything related to Catalonia. Politics, food, where to stay, information for expats, and where to party – this blog has it all. When planning your trip, you name it you’re bound to find what you’re looking for on this blog.

The Spain Scoop by Regina and Nancy

Voted the top Expat blog in Spain, there’s no surprise that this blog is ideal for getting in the Barcelona frame of mind. Written by expats living in Barcelona, this blog will give you all kinds of helpful tips.

Family in Spain by a British Family

This is a perfect point of reference for families coming to Spain. While written from the point of view of a British family living in the South of Spain to help expats relocate to Spain, there are still all kinds of fun ideas of what to do for families visiting Spain and Barcelona.

Living in Barcelona the MBA Blog by IESE Business School

Living in Barcelona helps you uncover the secret gems of the city of Barcelona from the point of view of MBA students. Who better to tell you about Catalan culture, architecture, and food than the students living in this very city, Barcelona?

Traveling Ted Outdoor Adventure Travel by Ted

This blog by adventure travel writer Ted tells tales of his round-the-world journeys while also talking about food and history, in addition to hiking, outdoor sports and backpacking. This blog will give you all kinds of tips, especially on how to travel, and Ted’s experiences in Barcelona are definitely worth a read.

In & Out Barcelona by Stefania y Andreu

Stefania and Andreu will help you eat your way through Barcelona with scrumptious photos and an easily navigable Barcelona blog sorted by area, budgets, top lists, bars, restaurants and time of day. This well-curated blog is the point of reference on anything foodie in Barcelona.

Nomadic Matt by Matt

One of the best resourceful blog travel guides that showcase what is to be on the road and how to enjoy and plan the experience to make most of your trips. His Barcelona blog gives the perfect breakdown and even recommends taking a food tour in Barcelona!

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