Entries by Colleen

Yoga to help animals in need

While we’ve been busy doing pop up events in design spaces, we also have been working to create yoga to help animals in need. In the upcoming year, we will be running more events. 100% of our classes going to Quissos.org to help animals in need.  See below for our “Doga” session which helped send […]

Yoga Pop Up Events

Leave it to Barcelona is excited to be offering Yoga Pop Up Events around Barcelona. Fusing creativity of design studios with yoga flow, this is a unique opportunity to practice in some of the unique spaces Barcelona has to offer. Upcoming events: Tuesday, September 8th Serena Whitehaven Mallorca 184, Entlo. 1º, Barcelona 8pm (Restorative yin) […]

Holiday Gift Guide Part 2…Shop Barcelona!

Elena Estaun Jewelry These fantastic and unique pieces are not to be missed!  Perfect for the person in your life who enjoys an edgy, statement piece.   Though you can shop the collection online if you follow Elena on instagram (@elenaestaun) you will also catch unique pieces that never make it to the website! If you […]

Holiday Gift Guide Part 1. Experiencing Barcelona…

Welcome to our first portion of our Holiday Gift Guide.  See below for a list of our favorite experiences which you can share with a loved one or enjoy yourself. El Palauet Living A perfect gift for a loved one when you are planning a romantic getaway to Barcelona.  Book one of 6, luxurious, suites […]

Shopping for Christmas…

Secretos de Alcoba Hats, headbands, fascinators, scarves and gloves galore!  These well prices items are perfect for a sister, friend, or mother!  My most recent find is their new collection of collars to wrap around your neck to stay cozy! Beginning in mid-december they will be open in the afternoons for your Christmas fix!  They […]

Lluis Genero…a 5 day annual visit to Barcelona.

Once a year Lluis Genero holds a capsule collection sale in Barcelona…and we were lucky enough to catch it!   Walking home one evening we noticed an eye catching affair in our local art gallery, clothing, people, art, flowers….Had a new store opened in place of the gallery?  We had seen commotion for the past […]

September Long Weekend

In September we had 4 delightful ladies come visit from the UK.  One of our guests was a contributing writer to Queen of Retreats. They had only a weekend so we had plenty to cram in! With a Friday afternoon arrival the girls headed up to the rooftop of our retreat space to catch a […]

Back to blogging

We have been out of the blogosphere for quite too long! After two wonderful retreats we have plenty to share with you so stay tuned.  We will re-cap both retreats and allow you an inside view of what our lucky ladies experienced during their stay! XOXO Colleen

Festival de la Merce….Barcelona

“La Mercè (Catalan pronunciation: [ɫə mərˈsɛ]) is the annual festival (festa major in Catalan) of the city of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain. It has been an official city holiday since 1871, when the local government first organized a program of special activities to observe the Roman Catholic feast day of Our Lady of Mercy, La Mare […]

Apologies for our silence….

We have been busy in NYC introducing Leave it to Barcelona to the city. A big thank you to No 8 NYC for hosting us and Life Ice for the Leave it to LifeIce cocktails.  Meanwhile we were able to raise invaluable funds for Women for Women International through our generous donors. See below for […]