Rosie Free

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

Aug 9, 2010 12:00 AM EATING AND DRINKING

Chimpanzee at the Mona sanctuary

Photo by Rosie Free

Animal lovers looking for a different kind of weekend break can help out at the Mona chimpanzee sanctuary more

May 8, 2009 1:18 PM VISITING

Unfortunately, you're unlikely to stay in a Gaudi building when you visit Barcelona—although if you do a house swap, who knows... more

Apr 8, 2009 2:52 PM VISITING

Property rollercoaster

Illustration by Fay Shelton

Patience, research and an open mind are the keys to buying a house here more

Apr 2, 2009 3:03 PM LIVING

Every April 23rd, Catalunya celebrates love and remembers a man who killed a dragon. more

Apr 1, 2009 1:00 AM FEATURES 1 Comments

Sant Antoni home

Photo by Rosie Free

January sees the feast day of the Catalan patron saint of animals more

Jan 1, 2009 12:15 PM VISITING

You'll find a good day's skiing not too far from Barcelona more

Dec 1, 2008 1:30 PM VISITING