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Happy World Pride!

10 years ago today Spain legalised same sex marriage, hurray! It was the third country to do so, after the Netherlands and Belgium, and 17 days before Canada.

Tourism and the sharing economy in Barcelona

When Vacationing Doesn’t Mean Having to Act Like a Tourist. An interesting article about tourism and the sharing economy in Barcelona by Rosie Spinks for Good Magazine.  

Let’s support freelance workers and start-ups in Spain

We just signed the petition on Change.org for fairer and progressive fees for freelance workers and start-ups in Spain.  

20 Reasons to Drop Everything and Go to Spain

20 Reasons to Drop Everything and Go to Spain, according to Huffington post. We like it! ;)  

A Spanish design!

We like good design made in Spain! And this one comes with a message! #PaísdePandereta is a spanish branded project by Aa studio that is looking for crowd funding via Verkami at the moment. We want one!  

Guest behaviour in rental apartments

Interesting infographic by GowithOh who collected the habits of Spanish and other European nationalities when booking apartments through them. More information about how the European traveler stays in apartment rentals via Hosteltur.  

Cool souvenirs made in Spain

These are the kind of things we want you to be able to find at yök; made in Spain and with a history. The muñecos de futbolín are original table football figurines, upcycled into fridge magnets. Alegría Industries works with the Spanish industry to […]

Alemanys5, a stunning apartment rental in Girona

Check out Alemanys 5, a beautiful sixteenth century building in the center of Girona’s medieval quarter that has recently been converted into a very attractive rental option by architect Anna Noguera. Its recent restoration integrates old and new, with sober, clean lines that celebrate essential […]

Nido occasional tables made in Spain

Nido is a set of occasional tables (like when you want to have your suitcase displayed openly in the hotel room) made in Valencia from solid oak. A design from the 60s, still valid today.  

Murphy beds made in Spain

Nice Murphy Beds from Spain by Sellex, who seem to have a solid environmental policy. Perfect for hotel beds that are not constantly in use.  

Airbnb celebrates 1 million nights booked in Spain

“Airbnb has reached one million nights booked in Spain in the last twelve months, Airbnb’s Kay Kuehne, announced yesterday. This represents an increase of 900% since September last year.” reports Ouishare. Maybe guests should stay in apartments rather than rooms, especially if they […]

Nephew and uncle do ecodesign

When nephew (designer) and uncle (sunblind craftsman) get together, beautiful eco-friendly and local products appear! Check out El Nebot del Persianer for the kind of products we want to have in our hotel.  

Eco rug made in Spain

Another locally produced eco-friendly design we can imagine in our future hotel lobby… Trepitjada by Martin Azua. Made from renewable, fully biodegradable esparto in Murcia.  

Recycled glass products from the Med

Cool 100% recycled glass products, locally produced in Valencia by La Mediterránea. They could be put to good use in our hotel!  

Spanish design by Juli Capella

Here is what current Spanish design can look like: Jaleo restaurant by Juli Capella.