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There are numerous networking events and clubs you could join in Barcelona, but a more powerful way to build your network is through volunteering. Read more

Community

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Joshua Surowitz, immigration attorney.

We sat down with Josh Surowitz, a U.S. attorney who specializes in immigration to the United States, to find out about all the latest developments in obtaining that sought after visa. Read more

Business & Working

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Kaleena Stroud.

Kaleena Stroud is a copywriter and content editor for YOGABODY, a yoga company which combines ancient wisdom with modern science. Originally from California, she previously lived in Buenos Aires, Argentina, before settling Barcelona in 2017. Read more

Business & Working

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The carefully tended grapes that go into Corpinnat are all organically grown and hand harvested.

Corpinnat is a new name among high-quality, sparkling Spanish wines. But these winemakers have gone above and beyond to ensure its success. We visited four wineries in the Penedès region to see what all the fuss about this new rival to cava is about. Read more

EATING AND DRINKING

Amleto Montinari reviews two major obstacles in hiring and five ways to get past them. Read more

Business & Working

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Kickstarter, Copy of Arts. Photo courtesy of Sonar+D.

Alongside the talks and the Sonar360 Dome, there were countless stands with world leading tech innovations on show at Sonar+D. Here’s a pick of our four favorites. Read more

Culture

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Photo by Vidar Nordli Mathisen.

Interest in open-water swimming is on the rise and Catalunya offers some unique opportunities to take the plunge. Read more

Sport

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Charles Ehredt, co-founder of Currency Alliance.

This month we chatted with Charles Ehredt, co-founder of Currency Alliance, who has started over 20 companies in his career. Read more

Business & Working

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18th Century French engraving of Barcelona Port published in Historia de Barcelona by Josep L. Roig.

In the first of a trilogy on Barcelona’s fascinating urban plan, we take a look at an online tool which lets you view Barna’s history through a series of interactive maps; the insight it gives you into the city’s past is truly remarkable. Read more

History

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Photo courtesy of Sonar.

The audiovisual dome at Sonar 2019 was a bubble of sound and color, where short films were joined by blasting music for an hour long assault on the senses. Read more

Culture

Sailing, surfing and sand ... Catalunya is celebrated for its beautiful beaches, but it offers so much more. Discover five of our favorite places to kayak in the region and where to go to get on the water. Read more

Sport

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Ruairí Ó Donnchadha.

In Entrepreneurs Explain we speak to expats about their experiences developing a business in Barcelona. This month we chatted with Ruairí Ó Donnchadha, who has made it his business to make sure you are putting the right stuff in your body. Read more

Business & Working

Did you know Thomas Aquinas deemed eating breakfast was a sin? Then In 1662 the Catholic Church revised its position. Why? Chocolate! Read more

EATING AND DRINKING

With Wifitakeaway you can stay connected wherever you travel in Europe; use Google Maps, find new restaurants, tweet, share all your beautiful photos and even call home. Read more

VISITING

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Platja de Gavà. Photo by Ferran Pestaña (Flickr).

Gavà Mar is a beautiful town with plenty of things to keep you occupied on a weekend away: beautiful beaches, a fascinating promenade, and amazing restaurants who serve up delicious local food. Read more

Day Trips

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Rob Käll, Margot Carter and Ben Strum.

Barcelona's quality of life, culture, and cost of living make the city a magnet for young data scientists and software developers. Which is why Barcelona-based startup Cien’s pioneering new AI software was developed right here in Barna. Read more

Business & Working