There was a young lady that designed a walking map of her favorite places, and took a small group of well-travelled foreigners with her. “It was like a completely different city” they said. In fact, they liked it so much that decided to come back and explore some more new stories as intimate and authentic as the first time. More friends came. And then some more. And Stories and Barcelona had already began.
How to begin? He is 85. He is the guy that opens the most important market in Spain every day. At 4 am. He was the first to run with the Olympic torch in 1992 and has twice received the medal of honor of the city. His name is Juanito.
Whatever you do: Don't tell her to say "cheese!" if you want a picture with her. She sells cheeses. Actually she owns the only shop in Spain that offers nothing but Spanish cheeses. She is a must. But she is well hidden in the old part of the city.
Carla Cascales left her job at Louis Vuitton to follow her true dream: becoming an independent artist that would find beauty in imperfection… and she ended up hiring her dad.
His last name is on the labels of the most popular vermouth in Spain. He loves to wear checked pants, and he is one of these people that will make you love what he does. Also he is pretty funny.