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Archive 2007

La Seu d'Urgell

Photo by Susanna Jacobs

Mountains and museums are the highlights of this rugged comarca in the central Pyrenees more

TRAVEL

From the archive: Back in 2007, Alice Ross looked at Spain's growing addiction to cocaine more

FEATURES

From the archive: The law against treasure hunting in Spain goes unenforced on the city’s beaches more

FEATURES

Barcelona libraries home

Photo by Archie Macias

If you're a Barcelona bookworm, find out what's available at your local library more

LIVING

Waiter on Rambla

Photo by Frederic Ballell

From the archive: What was once a noble profession for men is becoming a temporary last resort for those who can’t find another job more

FEATURES

A hidden jewel

Rafel Royes Lopez

Untouristy and little used Parc Guinardó offers fresh air, greenery and impressive 360 degree views of the city more

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Homeless

Photo by Rafa Royes Lopez

From the archive: NGO Arrels try to lend a hand to the city's residents in need more

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Disabled access home

Photo by Helena Todorovic

From the archive: November 2007 still presented some roadblocks for Barcelona's disabled residents. Nearly three years later, how much has changed? more

FEATURES

The Catalan liqueur 'ratafia' is made from an aromatic mixture of local herbs more

EATING AND DRINKING

Seaweed home

Photo by Patricia Esteve

If you're looking for a superfood to help you keep you well in Barcelona, seaweed is an overlooked source of good health and good taste more

EATING AND DRINKING

Ken restaurant 1

Photo by Patricia Esteve

At this uptown Japanese restaurant, the chefs do their work in plain view more

EATING AND DRINKING

These popular and relatively new wines from the Costa Brava area of Catalunya are well worth a tipple more

EATING AND DRINKING

Garraf

Courtesy of Consorci de Turisme del Garraf

Just down the coast from Barcelona, there’s more to Garraf than pretty, artistic Sitges more

TRAVEL

From our archives: rural tourism with a twist: everyone is naked more

VISITING

Who stole the music

Archie Macias

In this November 2007 feature, we looked at whether Barcelona's clubs are stuck in a techno-beat more

WHAT'S ON

Repertory Bollywood

Photo by Patricia Esteve

Published in Febrary 2007, this article covers the reopening of Maldà cinema with an Indian twist. more

LIVING

It’s an apparently impossible goal, but this February 2007 article introduces some people who are dedicated to proving it can be reached more

LIVING

This article introduces two long-term residents who found that the best way to write about Spain was in bite-size pieces more

LIVING

A golden retirement

Alvaro Ferrari

From the archives: we look at the rise of luxury assisted living facilities for seniors more

FEATURES

In December 2007, we wrote that Barcelona was just the change from Los Angeles that jazz pianist Michele Faber needed. more

LIVING