ESEI recommendations: the 10 Best Apps For Living In Barcelona
The academic year 16/17 is starting soon, and as you have completed your study application, there is another type of application we can take a look at. These apps will help you get a little more out of your time in this incredibly vibrant city, from basics such as getting around and ordering takeaway food to finding the best place to see castellers or find a rooftop party. Take a look!
“The ultimate transport app”
How long will it take you to get to ESEI Business School? What’s the fastest way to get to Sagrada Familia? This app will make it easy for you by telling you how to get to your destination by bicycle, foot, train, bus, taxi, and even Metro and FGC (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat), the app will also tell you which coach to choose depending on where you want to go.
“ Welcome to the World’s first Taxi App”
No more waiting for the green light to appear on top of a car! With MyTaxi, you can easily and quickly book, pay for and rate your taxi!
“Anything you want in minutes”
Lazy day? They’ve got the solution! The Glovo app will allow you to buy and deliver any products in Barcelona to wherever you want; From a cough medicine to food from your favourite restaurant, the only limit is your imagination. The “Glovers” will buy the item for you and deliver it wherever you want with a quick and efficient service.
“Bringing people together through live experiences”
Looking for a specific event? Search, book and get your ticket for networking events, art exhibitions, conferences, parties, etc.
“Discover unique recommendations, gain local insight”
The CultureTrip is the biggest culture website and app in the world, featuring the best restaurant guides, travel tips and highlights for every country. If you’re travelling, or you would like to see recommendations from peers, check it out!
Get it here: Android, Iphone (coming soon)
“Discover the best restaurants around you!”
-50% … It doesn’t surprise anyone for a hotel or an airline ticket … So why not a restaurant? With TheFork, book, rate and get discounts for your favourite restaurants in the city!
“World’s largest network of local groups”
The Meetup app makes it easy for anyone to organize a local group or find one of the thousands already meeting up face-to-face in the city! Learn, do or share something with the community!
“The ultimate Barcelona guide!”
From restaurants to bars, lifestyle to arts, local shops to international clubs, TimeOut covers it all! The app makes available for you articles that will make your Barcelona experience unforgettable!
“Not just a better way to pay”
No more wallets! With Zapper on your smartphone you can pay for your meal or event ticket in seconds without needing to call the waiter back to your table or queuing. The app also has handy features for adding a tip or splitting the bill between you and your friends. But Zapper is not only about paying, but also winning! The more you use the app, the more vouchers you will receive! Simply scan the QR code and it’s done!
“Swipe the recipes!”
It’s a match! With the Tender app, find recipes and share yours easily, just swipe right to save the recipe, and find all the ingredients needed with all the steps to impress your friends with a tasty and restaurant-like meal!
Because being a student is not always about eating out, this app will make your life easier and your food tastier!