Author(s): Pep Escoda
Angelika Taschen has selected a delectable range of hotels and hotspots for your stay in Barcelona, from the Hotel Neri in the Gothic district to the modern and minimal Hotel Omm with breathtaking views of Gaudi's Casa Mila to the Casa Camper, a quirky and multicultural smoke-free hotel in the former prostitute quarter run by the famous Spanish shoe makers. She also tells you where to taste the best tapas and innovative Catalan cuisine as well as where to check out contemporary art exhibitions and the best markets."Angelika Taschen's Hotel" series books are much more than simple hotel guides. They are meant to be taken along on your trip, as they not only feature the best and most interesting places to stay - from low budget to luxury - but also list hot spots for each hotel's neighborhood. Once you're installed in the hotel of your choice, you can peruse our suggestions for restaurants, bars, boutiques, specialty shops, and more. As an added service to our readers, a dedicated website for our travel books has been set up to allow you to browse all of our hotel selections online or make your booking directly.This title includes special features such as: plastic jacket with silk screen; 2 big photo postcards to tear out; a space for your personal travel notes; and, an exclusive hand-illustrated map for each area.
Angelika Taschen studied art history and German literature in Heidelberg, gaining her doctorate in 1986. Working for TASCHEN since 1987, she has published many titles on the themes of architecture, photography, design, contemporary art, interiors, and travel. Pep Escoda is based in Tarragona, Spain, from where he travels the world in order to realize his projects, which were honored by the National Photographer Assosiation with 11 LUX rewards. He has published more than 100 books and works for international magazines such as Homes & Houses of the New York Times.