Barcelona Warnings and Dangers

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    Sagrada Familia Basilica
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    One of those random holiday photo's!
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  • Be Aware!, Barcelona

    1. Be Aware!

    I'm sorry, but this is my pet-peeve.... please, please, please... do not call the city "Barca"!!! Well, you can do it, in case you like to sound like "yet another clueless tourist thinking he/she...

  • Pickpockets, Barcelona

    2. Pickpockets

    We were waiting for the 104 bus to Palma Nous one night when two women in their late twenties came over to the bus stop.One of the women bent down to look at the bus timetable in a Miley Cyrus...

  • People to Avoid, Barcelona

    3. People to Avoid

    This is an old scam. A man stands beside a tape recorder playing music. There are some small dolls that jig up and down to the music. When he stops the music they stop dancing. The trick : there is...

  • What To Avoid, Barcelona

    4. What To Avoid

    Pickpocketeers, comes in group, They have spotter that will look at you from a distance and finding out what are the things that they can get from you -they won't come close to you because you might...

  • Avoid Crowds, Barcelona

    5. Avoid Crowds

    It is more than difficult to get around the block that contains the Sagrada. People are standing around, and others taking pictures, while others are waiting in line to get in. Either way, it is near...

  • Money Matters, Barcelona

    6. Money Matters

    Dear all people in the world at large... Every friend groups of mine who have visited Barcelona in the last six months have been robbed off at various restaurants in Barcelona... They have lost their...

  • Bad Timing, Barcelona

    7. Bad Timing

    We got caught in the line to purchase entry tickets to the Sagrada Familia Basilica! Only a short wait of 45 minutes as we joined the line at 10am. However on purchase of our tickets we were told...

  • Charter flight from Moscow, Barcelona

    8. Charter flight from Moscow

    I arrived to Barcelona from Moscow by a charter flight at saturday midday. The return flight has been appointed in the morning in a week. However I suspected,...

  • Suspicious Apartment Rental Company, Barcelona

    9. Suspicious Apartment Rental Company

    I feel the need to share the circumstances of how my computer was stolen from a rental apartment under the company "BLACK AND WHITE HOME". My mother and I...

  • Inventiaclick Apartment Rental Company, Barcelona

    10. Inventiaclick Apartment Rental Company

    Basically I don't want to waste any more time on these fraudsters than I have to but I feel compelled to warn others. We booked in December/January time for a...

  • Multi Cultural Issues, Barcelona

    11. Multi Cultural Issues

    Even though it does not show outwardly, there is a large proportion of people from other countries; especially Indians who operate a lot of the restaurants and...

  • Traffic Jams, Barcelona

    12. Traffic Jams

    Throughout the city there are vehicles backed up for blocks. I could not imagine the length of line and time it takes to get across the city center, but no...

  • Trinket junk All Around, Barcelona

    13. Trinket junk All Around

    Every place you go, there can be found on the street tent shops that sell the typical junk trinkets to take home, or some local maps of some sort. It gets...

  • Beer is Expensive All Over, Barcelona

    14. Beer is Expensive All Over

    I found that I like to drink beer for a lot of meals on trips. This satisfies the pallet, and warms the tummy. However, IN Barcelona, I was cautious as to how...

  • RAil to Monserrat is Difficult to Find, Barcelona

    15. RAil to Monserrat is Difficult to Find

    The connection to the rail lines in the city is at Plaza Espanya. The difficulty is leaving the subway section and then finding the rail lines. They are marked...

  • Thieves, pickpockets & scams, Barcelona

    16. Thieves, pickpockets & scams

    In such big city as Barcelona, all is possible, thieves, pickpockets & scams are all just waiting there for the naïve tourist. Don’t make it easy for anyone,...

  • Fake goods, Barcelona

    17. Fake goods

    Do not be naive and do not think that you found the deal of your life when those streets vendors offering you some brand name product for a tempting price. All...

  • Parking, Barcelona

    18. Parking

    If you come to Barcelona with a car, be aware where you actually parking you car, this Swiss tourist thought his car is safe in the front of the hotel, but this...

  • Walking, walking and walking... but underground!, Barcelona

    19. Walking, walking and walking... but underground!

    The metro is usually the most convenient and comfortable way to move in a big city. I don't think it is the case in Barcelona.Barcelona's metro has many...

  • Do drink enough!!!, Barcelona

    20. Do drink enough!!!

    For years, we have all been told of the importance of water. The general guideline has been to drink 2 litre of water each day. For a person who is not living...

  • Reading a map!, Barcelona

    21. Reading a map!

    Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, the catchy title of the 1992 bestseller by John Gray, succinctly expresses an ancient dilemma. What--if anything--do...

  • Worst time to visit the city, Barcelona

    22. Worst time to visit the city

    Mid of July to mid of August is one of the worst times, because what winter is is the North, that hard mid summer is in Barcelona. Nor the breeze from the sea...

  • Competing Tour Groups, Barcelona

    23. Competing Tour Groups

    There are several main tour bus companies. We used the Barcelona Turistic Bus which is the hop-on hop-off bus. However we got our tickets at the airport and had...

  • Shark Tunnel photos, Barcelona

    24. Shark Tunnel photos

    The aquarium takes photos of you as you exit the shark tunnel. The ones of us were horrible as my grandson had his back to the camera, and they weren't very...

  • Look out for pickpocket, Barcelona

    25. Look out for pickpocket

    Anywhere I travelling, always I've read the warnings for pickpockets.So, since Barcelona I was lucky, never nothing wasn't happened.Now I lost my purse, it was...

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