Photo courtesy of Isabel Cocker

The forgotten history of Barceloneta’s beaches. more

Mar 1, 2018 12:00 AM City Matters


Photo courtesy of Isabel Cocker

An arson attack changed the people's church forever. more

Mar 1, 2018 12:00 AM History


Photo by Angela Llop

An Iberian settlement that reveals the region’s ancient roots. more

Feb 1, 2018 12:00 AM Day Trips

A tribute to Sir Alexander Fleming, the Scottish physician who discovered penicillin. more

Feb 1, 2018 12:00 AM History


© Ville de Carcassonne - Julien Roche

A fortified city unlike any other in Europe. more

Feb 1, 2018 12:00 AM TRAVEL

The assassination of ‘Sugar Boy’, a trade union activist. more

Jan 1, 2018 12:00 AM History

This emblem of the old town on Carrer del Bisbe is actually a relatively new addition. more

Dec 1, 2017 12:00 AM History

An ode to the versatility of the cannabis plant at sea. more

Nov 1, 2017 9:42 PM History


Illustration by Bruna Valls

Catalan emigrants brought back a rich cultural heritage from the Americas. more

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 AM TRAVEL

Graffiti is nothing new in Barcelona. more

Oct 1, 2017 1:11 PM History

A fairy tale excursion. more

Oct 1, 2017 12:00 AM TRAVEL

There’s no shortage of culture or history in this charming French town. more

Sep 3, 2017 10:44 PM Weekend away

A message sent from above left its mark on this city centre square. more

Sep 1, 2017 3:53 PM History

Domènech i Montaner caused a stir with his surprising interpretation of justice. more

Aug 3, 2017 9:45 AM History

Remnants of a discreet code that once marked the city’s brothels remain hidden in corners of the Born. more

Jul 11, 2017 11:48 AM History

On July 5th Barcelona will commemorate George Orwell and his efforts to quell social injustice. more

Jun 1, 2017 4:48 PM FEATURES

Tombstones from the former Jewish cemetery on MontjuÏc were used to build this 16th-century palace in the Gothic Quarter. more

Jun 1, 2017 4:40 PM FEATURES

During the Industrial Revolution, low wages and bad living conditions forced some families to leave their children at the orphanage. more

May 8, 2017 3:33 PM FEATURES

Follow in the footsteps of great literary characters through the historic streets of Barcelona. more

Apr 3, 2017 1:43 PM FEATURES

A previously hidden sign on the church of Santa Maria del Pi survived the dictatorship unnoticed until 2004. more

Apr 3, 2017 1:28 PM IN THE CITY