These features make for a one-of-a-kind city that locals Kat Affleck and Maria Rubio can’t get enough.
After coming to Barcelona eight years ago, Kat fell so completely in love with it that she decided to stay. Kat has a background in art and is the founder of ArtSpace, a company offering art and photography tours around the city. The tours focus on showing visitors the hippest contemporary galleries and the city's underground street-art scene. She also offers tours with a professional photographer and innovative art-themed fine-dining experiences.
Local Maria Rubio is from Barcelona and has lived here all her life, but she too knows how exceptional it is and couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. Maria is a musician who is currently studying music at university. She plays the clarinet in various groups, including Safolk, a popular Catalan folk band.
We asked both to share their favorite places in the city with us, so that visitors can enjoy Barcelona like a local too.