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Slow places around Barcelona by DESconnect

After bumping into Jutta Hübener at various sustainable tourism related events over the last few years, we decided it is time to get to know the German online marketing expert and her mission better. Jutta is the founder of DESconnect, a travel […]

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4 reasons to visit yök and Barcelona during the low season

October is nearly over and with it the busy season. However, the sun also shines a lot in winter and there are more and more advantages to staying with us in Barcelona in the low season. 1. Get more for your money […]

yök Casa + Cultura is III

Three years ago, on July 28th 2014, we had our first guests stay at yök. A lovely family from Ireland and a charming couple from Denmark. Since then, much has happened in our Casas as well as the city we are in. […]

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Eco-renovation, Construmat and the Drift House!

The 20th edition of Construmat takes place next week in Barcelona. It’s great to see that there are 2 entire days dedicated to Social Housing (May 23rd, see you there!) and the Circular Economy (May 26th). Moreover, Construmat aims for Zero Waste […]

A flat detector to report on illegal tourist apartments in Barcelona

Tourist apartments can be a problem in Barcelona, but mayor Ada Colau is working on solutions. This flat detector makes it easier for travellers and neighbours to find illegal apartments that create problems, and to report them. As a fully licensed business […]

A greener way to travel: the environmental impacts of home sharing

Check it out: A greener way to travel: the environmental impacts of home sharing by Airbnb. In Europe alone, Airbnb guests use 78 percent less energy than hotel guests – that’s enough energy to power 68,000 homes for one year. With an […]

Early birds get 25% off our first month!

Book now for 25% off during our first month! Visit our web for prices and email us to do a booking or if you have any questions, thanks!

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A towel less: How psychologists harness sociability to cut waste

A towel less: How psychologists harness sociability to cut waste Hotel guests can be gently persuaded to reduce the number of towels they use each day, psychology researchers have found. With fewer towels to wash, this reduces the waste of water, energy […]

Behomm, house swapping for creatives.

A great way to travel for creative minds! Swap your home with another designer or visual artist via Behomm. By invite only.

20 Amazing Hotels You Need To Visit Before You Die

Today we are feeling inspired, and the wanderlust! Check out these 21 amazing hotels you need to visit before you die.  

Hostal Grau, LEED certified in Barcelona

We like Hostal Grau, the first hotel in Barcelona to obtain LEED certification! Right next to Bar Centric Canalla in the Raval.  

Why No One Will Buy Tourism in the Future

Interesting talk by Neal Gorenflo: #HackTravel: Why No One Will Buy Tourism in the Future. The gist of the talk is that the rise of net culture, with it’s emphasis on collaboration, peer relationships, and social good, is changing the habits of […]

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The Michelberger Hotel, Perfection and Memories.

“Perfection does not create memories, because memories only result from movement, from a lively experience of interaction with people, the surroundings and the atmosphere.” We are fans of the Michelberger Hotel in Berlin, and we agree with what Tom says in the […]

Eco-Certification isn’t the ‘Magic Bullet’ for Hotel Revenue

Do eco-friendly strategies help hotels earn more money? Is the investment in an eco-certification worth the effort when it comes to profits? Report: Eco-Certification isn’t the ‘Magic Bullet’ for Hotel Revenue We agree with the article that “Sustainability measures, in other words, […]

Cool hotel room service!

Cool room service idea! For guests staying in rooms with a kitchen, Affinia Hotels is now enabling its New York customers to order fresh groceries directly to their room. Via Springwise.