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The January diet may have gone awry, and the gym membership might be burning more Euros than calories, but fear not—we take a look at how living in the city is good for you, your pocket, and the environment.

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New in Town this March

Check out our roundup of what's new in Barcelona more »

Mar 1, 2014 THINGS TO DO

Head for the hills

The Montseny Natural Park lies about 40 kilometres northeast of Barcelona and makes for an easy day or weekend trip from the city. The area has been a Natural Park since 1987, although some years earlier, in 1978, the UNESCO designated the 30,000 more »

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Within walking distance

The January diet may have gone awry, and the gym membership might be burning more Euros than calories, but fear not—we take a look at how living in the city is good for you, your pocket, and the environment. more »

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Documenting the city

Barcelona’s scrap metal collectors, migrants and the marginalised are some of the themes of OTOXO Productions’ documentaries. Marius Stankiewicz talks to co-founder Tom Garner. Photos by Aimee McLachlan more »

Feb 28, 2014 LIVING

East Meets West

Alternative medicine is increasingly popular in Barcelona, but it is unregulated, unaccredited and excluded from the healthcare system. more »

Feb 6, 2014 LIVING

Reassessing history

Recent excavations at the Maritime Museum have cast a new light on the building’s past and uncovered more of the city’s Roman heritage. By Xavier Macia more »

Feb 1, 2014 LIVING

A passion for the kitchen

Chefs in the Barri Gótic take it all in their stride. By Tori Sparks more »

Feb 3, 2014 EATING AND DRINKING

Miquel Hudin (L) with his intercanvi partner, Jordi

Pablo Pariente de Torre

Language Class

If you want to learn Catalan, there are a number of options to help you on your way more »

Oct 31, 2013 LIVING (1 Comments)

Photo - Pérez de Rozas

Photos by Pérez de Rozas provide a window into Franco's Barcelona as part of the Circuit Photography Festival more »

Getting Together

Discover some of the ways to meet new people in Barcelona more »

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Barcelona's year-long civic commemoration under the motto 'live free'. more »

Neighbourhood Voices: Barcelona beyond recognition

Hear from three women who have watched Barcelona change before their eyes more »

Sep 30, 2013 LIVING (1 Comments)

A kind of magic: Wild mushrooms in Catalunya

It's time for bolets, offering ample excuse to head to the countryside more »

Sep 30, 2013 Things to do

We need a holiday

The autumn months see a lot to celebrate in Barcelona, with no less than six public holidays on the calendar more »

Oct 7, 2013 LIVING

Turning a Page: Barcelona Bookstores

A tale of two Barcelona bookshops more »

Sep 30, 2013 LIVING

Get well soon

Looking for a doctor, dentist, chiropractor....? Check out our Health Directory for English-speaking professionals

A Tale to Tell

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Read about the experiences of other foreign residents in Barcelona

Getting your papers

Photo by Archie Macias

We give you the essential breakdown on the different paperwork you might need while living in Barcelona

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