June 2014

There’s a growing trend for goods designed and made in Barcelona, and BORN BCN offers just that. Opened just a month ago, this small concept store offers everything from t-shirts and bags to travel accessories and handmade jewellery. more


Head to one of Barcelona’s many vermut bars and enjoy the revival of this trend that goes far deeper than what’s in the glass. Text and photos by Sam Zucker more


I can never say enough good things to say about the beginning of summer. The long days and just a touch of heat remind us all as to why we live here... more

Jun 1, 2014 12:00 AM EATING AND DRINKING

Esther Levy & Vanessa Burrows Barcelona socialites & bloggers more

IN THE CITY 4 Comments

Sometimes the best thing about living in Barcelona is getting the hell out of Barcelona. And one of Barcelona’s best-kept secrets is the wonderful Costa de Maresme, which is just under our noses yet so often ignored. more

Restaurant reviews

Enjoy Mediterranean flavours in the walled garden of this classic Catalan restaurant. Text by Tara Stevens. Photo by Aimee McLachlan. more

Restaurant reviews

Beat the crowds to the coast this month and experience the Costa Brava from another perspective, as Carol Moran leads us down a lesser-known, but well-beaten track. more

THINGS TO DO 1 Comments

A contentious urban renewal process in the Casc Antic involving the demolition old buildings left a 5,000 square metre hole of rubble in the middle of the neighborhood which forced residents to fight back. more


The Ronda Verde cycling route takes in beaches, countryside and plenty of history. Text and photo by Mary Reynolds. Take a look inside Barcelona’s Olympic stadium and gaze at the Mediterranean sea from a 15th-century monastery—all on the Ronda Verde more


A growing number of foreigners are setting up businesses in Barcelona. Photos by Lee Woolcock. more

May 29, 2014 4:44 PM Business & Working

Get in on the new trend as we stay in to eat out in Barcelona. Text and photos by Amanda Astramowicz. more


Once the studio of the great Catalan artist, Joan Miró, George and Sara invite us into their Born loft. more

May 29, 2014 3:54 PM IN THE CITY 2 Comments

Juanita Lalá ‘Food & Boom’ is a newly revamped restaurant in the Barceloneta and, despite its tourist-trap location, it’s already a hit with the locals. more

May 29, 2014 2:31 PM EATING AND DRINKING

Living in such a cosmopolitan city, we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to cocktail bars and lounges, but how about trying your hand at some of your own? more

May 29, 2014 2:28 PM EATING AND DRINKING

The latest addition to the Born’s abundance of cool eateries is Guzzo. This cafe/bar/restaurant/club/art gallery opened its doors just a couple of months ago in Plaça Comercial and is set to be a key meeting point for the city’s music and art lovers. more

May 29, 2014 2:22 PM THINGS TO DO 1 Comments

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