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Music we listen to from and in Barcelona

If you notice more than the usual amount of hipsters in Barcelona this month, it’s because of Primavera Sound Festival this week, followed a couple of weeks later by Sonar. So we think this is a good opportunity to tell you about […]

5 favourite places to have coffee in Barcelona

Tomorrow we celebrate the yearly Independent Barcelona Coffee Festival, where everyone who loves the beans gets together to share the culture of coffee. At yök we take pride in serving good coffee all year round. Our coffee comes roasted from Nømad Coffee, […]

New flowerpots by Bas in the house!

Thanks Bas Barcelona, we love these locally hand-made nests for plants. Come and get yours, or just enjoy them during your next stay.

Klein, Shiva, Eidenbenz and Calle – some of our favourite women

Happy International Women’s Day! Here are some women we truly admire!   Mari: Elizabeth Eidenbenz was a teacher, nurse and founder of the Mothers of Elne (also known as Maternitat d’Elna in Catalan). Between 1939 and 1944, she saved some 600 children who were […]

Check out this year’s biodegradable christmas decoration!

It’s looking festive at yök, come on in!! We use a fully biodegradable and locally grown decoration every year, to make our Casas even cosier for a few days. It’s looking festive at yök, come on in!! We use a fully biodegradable […]

Our lighting designer, Anoche, goes christmassy

We are excited to see Anoche’s christmas lights on Paseo de Grácia this year! The same studio was responsible for the lighting part of the eco-renovation in our Casas in 2014. Anoche have come up with a new way to illuminate well […]

We love books; come and visit our library

We love books, and invite our guests to borrow our favourite novels and books about design, Barcelona and sustainability from our library (photo above). For more book spots in our city, check out The Observer’s “A bookworm’s tour of Barcelona’s librerías”! Among […]

Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard

Let My People Go Surfing by the founder of Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard, is a great inspiration for our business. We highly recommend reading this if you are not into business as usual!  To get started: 10 Most Profound Passages From ‘Let My People […]

How to make pan con tomate

The tomato season is still in full swing, so we suggest you start the day with a delicious pan con tomate! Preferably from our rooftop terrace :) The tomato season is still in full swing, so we suggest you start the day […]

Say hello to Miquel Solé!

We’d like to introduce you to Miquel Solé, who works with us this summer!

We open our doors for World Environment Day

We open our doors to the office and terrace this saturday, 12-14h and will give a guided tour explaining everything we did to make our office eco-friendlier. Check out PINYA Jornades de Portes Obertes for other spaces to visit during the World […]

Catalan-Scottish breakfast at yök with Philip Dundas.

Our monthly breakfast turned into a feast this year! Every month, London-based Scottish chef Philip Dundas is taking over our ático and turns it into the Radish pop-up! The next Radish Catalan Scottish Feast is on Saturday, May 28th. Book your ticket […]

We love good coffee! Roasted in Barcelona by Nømad Coffee.

At yök we like good coffee! Our coffee is freshly ground daily and is roasted by Jordi from Nømad Coffee in Barcelona. You can find Nømad Coffee in Passatge Sert across the street from us. Here is how to make good coffee […]

Hand-made flowerpots made in Barcelona

If you want to know more about these natural clay flowerpots, or rather “nests for plants”, check out (Bas). They are all hand-made in Barcelona by Xènia. Now available at yök, like all the eco-designs you find in our apartments.

Hello, we are your hosts, Petz and Mari!

This is a photo of us, your hosts, Petz (left) and Mari. The polaroid photo was taken by Miguel Jimenez for Maasåi Magazine.