Settling in

We tell you how to register as a foreigner living in Barcelona and get your all-important Número de Identidad de Extranjero (NIE) more

May 24, 2017 2:11 PM LIVING 63 Comments

We spoke to 7 expat parents around the city about what to really expect from your time living here. more

Jan 13, 2017 12:47 PM LIVING

Barcelona’s greatest neighbourhoods for a family come in all different sizes, styles and locations. It all depends on what suits your style the best. more

Oct 13, 2016 12:45 PM LIVING

Not sure if you need to change your driving licence to a Spanish one? Read on for our advice more

May 31, 2016 2:49 PM LIVING 3 Comments

Take some of the stress out of shipping your belongings with some advice from the experts at LA LUNA shipping® more

May 26, 2016 10:37 AM LIVING

Easy for some and seemingly impossible for others, there's no right or wrong when it comes to learning Spanish or Catalan. You just have to dive right in and find what works best for you more

Education 2 Comments

A new job. A new partner. Or just a love for the sun. Whatever the reason, you’ve decided to up sticks and make a new life in Barcelona. But what’s the best way to move? It can be a daunting process, so let us offer some guidance… more

Apr 8, 2011 12:40 AM Settling In

Here's our handy guide to Spanish clothes sizes and how they compare to the UK and the USA more

Aug 2, 2010 2:13 PM LIVING 2 Comments

Discover how addresses work in Barcelona more

Jul 28, 2010 3:00 AM LIVING 1 Comments

Discover what the local practices are in terms of tipping more

Settling In

Read our quick guide to unemployment benefit and the dreaded tax office more

May 29, 2009 3:45 PM LIVING

Confused by some of the things Spanish people do with their hands? Find out what they want to say more

Apr 2, 2009 1:07 PM LIVING