(Almost) all you need to know

With two public holidays in early December, learn more about what the locals are celebrating. more


As candidates apply for the 2022 Games this month discover why Barcelona decided to post pone their bid and more about the history of the Olympics more

Oct 31, 2013 12:00 AM FEATURES

The fifth annual Barcelona triathlon takes place on October 6th, 2013. Find out all about the sport here more

Sep 30, 2013 12:00 AM FEATURES

How to handle pesky pests during the hot summer months more

Aug 12, 2013 10:58 AM FEATURES


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A historical wander through the iconic arches of the Drassanes more

Jul 1, 2013 12:00 AM FEATURES

Getting married in Spain: in figures

Illustration by Capitoni

We reveal the facts and figures about getting married in Barcelona more

May 31, 2013 9:53 AM FEATURES

La Renta

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The statistics and scandals of filing tax declarations more

May 29, 2013 1:18 PM LIVING

Learn almost all you need to know about Spain's staple ingredient: olive oil. more

Feb 27, 2013 12:00 AM EATING AND DRINKING

Learn almost everything you need to know about Barcelona's favorite children's saint. more

Feb 7, 2013 12:00 AM FEATURES

Get your facts straight about Barcelona's delicious wholesale markets. more

Jan 1, 2013 12:00 AM FEATURES

Get your facts straight about these peculiar Catalan Christmas characters. more


Our guide to the public transport system of Barcelona more

Oct 30, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

With La Liga in full swing, Rupert Crookenden gives an insight into one of the greatest sporting rivalries of all time: Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona more

Oct 2, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES


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These giants have played a key role in Catalan street parties for centuries, here's why more

Aug 29, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

The age old Spanish tradition of napping is explained. You'll never feel guilty for an afternoon sleep again more

Jul 31, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

Festival Grec 2012

Photo by Josep Aznar

Discover the past and present of one of Barcelona's biggest theatre, dance and music events more

Jun 28, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

Euro 2012

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Max Bentley provides you with a history and interesting facts and figures regarding Europe's biggest international football tournament more

May 31, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

Here are some interesting facts and figures about el Partido Popular more

Apr 27, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

Impress your friends with these facts and figures about Catalunya's patron saint more

Apr 1, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES