MY HOMETOWN: Lea Levy, ex-Cape Town local now calls Barcelona home
What makes your city unique?
The architecture and lots of traditional local festivals.
Tell us one secret wonder about your city that a tourist wouldn't know?
La Roca Village Factory Outlet, where you find designer clothing at 60% discount.
What do you miss most about Barcelona when you're not there?
Great public transport.
What is your best form of entertainment in your city?
Walking the streets and watching the people.
Where's the best place to eat?
Cornelia and Co, on 225 Carrer Vallencia, a restaurant, bakery, café and gourmet shop all rolled into one.
And to drink?
Alsur Bar, El Born by the Palau de la Música Catalana.
What can you get in your city that you can't get anywhere else?
Gaudi's Sagrada Familia church, one of the city's most recognisable landmarks.
What makes someone typically a Barcelona local?
They speak Catalan and adore Barça FC Football team.
Which is the favourite part of your city?
El Born, home to some of the most interesting bars, restaurants and stylish boutiques, and Gracia, one of the hippest areas of Barcelona.
What is the place you must see before you leave?
The medieval town of Montblanc where it is believed St George slayed a fierce dragon.
What should a traveller avoid in your city?
The long queues outside the popular tourist sights. Purchase all museum entrances online to avoid the lines outside. - Andrea Nagel