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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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Mar 1, 2014 12:00 AM THINGS TO DO

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

THINGS TO DO

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

IN 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 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

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

Feb 6, 2014 1:27 PM IN THE CITY

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 9:40 PM IN THE CITY

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

Feb 3, 2014 10:50 PM EATING AND DRINKING

Language Class

Pablo Pariente de Torre

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

Oct 31, 2013 12:00 AM THINGS TO DO 1 Comments

Barcelona After the War - 1939-1945

Photo - Pérez de Rozas

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

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

IN THE CITY

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

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

Sep 30, 2013 12:00 AM IN THE CITY 1 Comments

Take a trip to the countryside between October and December and it’s more than likely that you’ll come across many small groups of families and friends, carrying wicker baskets and earnestly poking their way through trees and shrubs. more

THINGS TO DO

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

Oct 7, 2013 12:49 PM LIVING

A tale of two Barcelona bookshops more

Sep 30, 2013 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

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A Tale to Tell

Ed Smallfield

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Read about the experiences of other foreign residents in Barcelona

Getting your papers

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

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