Feeds:
Posts
Comments

There was a bit of a discussion going on at GoCar central this week, in between the very hectic groups schedule and the aftermath of FC Barcelona’s miserable 7 days, about the fast approaching Sonar Music Festival 2012.

Continue Reading »

Once upon a time there was a nasty dragon who lived in a cave above Barcelona. To keep him happy the locals fed him a virgin a day. (100% of the daily recommended dose). This was all well and good for a while but the townsfolk were rapidly running out of acceptable women. The Elders were on the verge of contemplating some sort of virgin import system, when some bright spark suggested they turn to their King for help.

Continue Reading »

A quick flick through the sporting agenda in Barcelona over the next couple of weeks and any sports fan would be drooling on the carpet, phoning the boss with an imaginary but highly contagious illness and emptying the kid’s piggy bank.

Continue Reading »

I was chatting to one of our interns this week about our promotional days for April. He was reeling off a list of potential dates when I asked if Sant Jordi was on the agenda. The blank look said it all.

Continue Reading »

On the 6th of January 1911 34 hardy souls set out from the barrio Sarria in Barcelona to compete in the very first Tour of Catalonia. Only 24 made it to the finish at the Sants Velodrome with Spaniard Sebastia Masdeu becoming the first winner of the locally called the Volta de Catalunya.

Continue Reading »

On the 6th of January 1911 34 hardy souls set out from the barrio Sarria in Barcelona to compete in the very first Tour of Catalonia. Only 24 made it to the finish at the Sants Velodrome with Spaniard Sebastia Masdeu becoming the first winner of the locally called the Volta de Catalunya.

Continue Reading »

¨Calçots, what is zis?¨ came the voice our Group Sales Manager across the office the other day.

¨they are a bit like small leeks¨ I replied, knowing full well what the next question would be.

¨Leeks, what is zis?¨

The allium cepa to give it its proper name is in fact a type of onion and the Catalans are mad for them!

Continue Reading »