Churros, or Xurros in Catalan, are pastries made of fried dough. The dough consists of flour, water and salt. Nothing more, nothing less. Being fried in oil, they are quite filling. But oh so delicious!
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It’s the perfect place to escape the busy city life of Barcelona, mundane weekdays and car fumes. It’s pure escapism for me. Here we can wonder around a labyrinth hand in hand, breath in the fresh air, listen to the birds and marvel at the beauty around us and the green leaves above our heads. Time seems to go slower and kissing on an old stone bench has never been as romantic. Even the pigeons are in love here…
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Barcelona is a city that captures peoples imagination. With its stunning architecture, mediterranean beaches, beautiful parks, mysterious little alleyways and lively atmosphere, it makes a perfect movie set.
And quite a few directors have thought the same over the years. Here is our top three of movies set in Barcelona.
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It’s Thursday and it’s time for some food, in Barcelona that means one thing, It’s Paella time! We walk into a small neighbourhood restaurant and place our order. While we wait, we enjoy a glass of cold red wine, great on a hot summer day. Somehow, going out for a paella always gets me excited. And when the big dish arrives, the food fest can start. The salty, flavourful rice has a perfect texture and is full of surprises. We ordered a mixed paella so there is chicken and shellfish and some delicious prawns. There is more than enough so after we have finished everything, all we can do is sit around satisfied and have some more wine.
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