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Jan 20 2014

The Mobile World Congress – Barcelona 2014

The Mobile World Congress is the biggest mobile communications exhibition in Europe and thus considered as a global event. Since 1987, it takes place every year in order to inform visitors about the latest developments in the field of mobile communications. In 2014, again, the exhibition will be hold at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain from the 24th until the 27th of February. The Congress is set to kick off at 6 pm with a speech held by this year’s very special keynote speaker Mark Zuckerberg, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Facebook. Zuckerberg will talk about the importance of connecting the unconnected world to the internet, meaning to extend the ubiquitous internet access to it.


Each year, more than 70,000 visitors are coming to Barcelona to attend the big mobile communications exhibition which provides about 1,700 exhibitors from over 200 countries. These exhibitors present their new products and services to the visitors, also aiming at widening their networks. Furthermore, a lot of CEOs are attending the fair, intending to show and explain the new technologies to the visitors. In general, the goal of the exhibition is to address key developments of the technological mobile industry as well as defining the new and future mobile communications horizon. But to make this big event possible, supporting companies are being necessary: The Mobile World Congress provides partners such as Nokia, Sony, Samsung, hp and MasterCard who sponsor this exhibition.
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Enjoy your stay at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona!

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Jan 08 2014

The Magic Fountain in Barcelona pauses for one month!

The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc – inaugurated in the year 1929 – is a touristic sight in Barcelona which attracts more than 2.5 million people each year. Now, it will pause for one month because technical maintenance needs to be done. The town hall informed that the acoustic irradiation as well as the illumination of the Magic Fountain will be advanced. Moreover, the fountain will receive a new engine, the colours of the LEDs will be improved and two webcams will be installed. The maintenance began yesterday, the 7th of January. It is planned that the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc shows its colorful and artistic spectacles again from the 6th of February on – don't miss it, it’s stunning!

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If you are still looking for a suitable accomodation in Barcelona, you can find one here. Have a nice time in this beautiful city!

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Jan 07 2014

The Liceu Theatre in Barcelona

The Liceu Theatre in Barcelona has been inaugurated in the year 1846 and today, it is the second biggest opera house in Europe. The Liceu is situated in the gothic district of the city centre of Bacelona, directly at Las Ramblas. In the year 1994, the Liceu has burned down and thus needed to be rebuilt almost completely until it reopened 5 years later in 1999. This is how the Theatre looks like today:

The Liceu Theatre in Barcelona

Inside the Liceu, a lot of spectacles are taking place almost daily. The Liceu repertoire involves operas, operettas, broadway-dance and even modern classical music. The picture below shows the inside of the opera house, which is definitely worth visiting whilst being in Barcelona.

Liceu Theatre Hall Inside

So if you would like to see the Liceu Theatre in Barcelona, there are two possibilities to do so: you can either book a guided tour or you can buy a ticket for a spectacle. Check out the program here, maybe there is an opera you would like to see.

Enjoy your stay in Barcelona!

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Dec 02 2013

Half Marathon in Barcelona 2014

Perfect New Year's resolution


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Take this as an advice! New Year’s resolutions are important and they get more important for you if you are able to fulfill them. You will be proud and happy that you made it! Here we have the perfect suggestion for you: Take part in the Half Marathon 2014 in Barcelona

What’s better than challenge yourself in 21 km, if you never did it before? It requires of course a lot of training, power of endurance and will power. However, there are still 2 months left, so who wants to try wink?

The “Mitja Marató” takes place on the 16th February 2014 at approximately 08:45 a.m. The run already became famous and is an important international sportive event in Europe. Therefore, many international runners participate as well. If you want to participate you should hurry up, since the prices depend on the participant number. In general they vary around 30€.

Get your own impression:


Their webpage reveals all necessary information you need to know beforehand.

If you come from abroad and still need the perfect accommodation to celebrate your success afterwards while relaxing, we have the perfect solution for you: Habitat Apartments offers selected central apartments, fulfilling all of your wishes!

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Nov 26 2013

Navidad in Barcelona

Christmas time!

Only 12 days are left until December begins. Christmas in Barcelona is getting closer with every day. You can already feel the atmosphere in the city’s streets with beautiful lights and Christmas sweets in all supermarkets. Important places are illuminated; you will find beautiful lights for example at La Ramblas, Plaza Espanya, Plaza Catalunya and Corte Inglés This video summarizes the “Navidad” atmosphere in Barcelona quite good.

Have a wonderful upcoming christmas time and enjoy it! smiley


However, you should feel the charm in Barcelona at that point in time yourself! Come to Barcelona and celebrate Christmas as you never did before. Habitat Apartments supplies you with the fitting Apartment for your stay in this wonderful city.

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