August 2018

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Alternative ideas for hen and stag parties in Barcelona Read more

Things To Do

Barcelona resident and professional life coach Sam Mednick answers your questions on life in the city. Read more


Get the most out of your metro ticket. Read more

Things To Do

Philipp Taaffe, 'Rose Triangle.' 2008

© Collection Raymond Foye, New York.

‘Black Light’ is not for everybody. But if you’re a baby boomer fan of Pink Floyd or Led Zeppelin, this might be the show for you. Read more

Previews and reviews

Xavier-Pellicer-Restaurant interior

Photo courtesy of Restaurant Xavier Pellicer

Vegetables take center stage at this new Eixample opening Read more

Restaurant Reviews

A particularly good dish for late summer picnics and brunches, punched up a notch by the addition of North African harissa. Read more


New in Town: Zuu

Photo courtesy of Zuu.

Enjoy gastronomic delights whilst an exciting and unpredictable live cabaret and music show takes place right before your eyes. Read more

New in Town

Can Fisher oysters

Photo courtesy of Can Fisher

Beachfront bliss in Bogatell Read more

Quick Bites

Street Life: Carrer de Salvà map

Illustration by Tara Shain.

A quiet, residential street at the base of Montjuïc bursting with a sustainable conscience and colorful, creative spaces. Read more



Jordi Llonch, founder of Sharing Academy.

A digital marketplace connecting students with tutors. Read more

Business & Working

New in Town: Marimorena

Photo courtesy of Marimorena.

Chef Albert Mendiola is passionate about authentic Catalan home cooking and bases his menu on regional classics with a luxury twist. Read more

New in Town

New in Town: Bar Limón

Photo courtesy of Bar Limón.

With the sea breeze floating in through large windows and a menu to rival the city’s best bites to eat, this newly opened restaurant believes that everyday is a brunch day. Read more

New in Town

A day in the life: Jessica Craig

Photo by Jason Keith.

International literary agent and founder of Craig Literary from the United States, Jessica takes us through her day. Read more

Business & Working

Known for its picturesque beaches and beautiful blue-green coves, Catalonia’s coast is ideal for sunbathing and swimming, but people have ALSO been surfing here since the late eighties Read more


Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Poblet

Photo by Mattana

This picturesque route—a 105 kilometer, circular section of the GR 175 hiking trail—takes you through rural countryside and ancient villages against a backdrop of the soaring Prades Mountains. Read more


259. Carmen Amaya 01

Illustration by Tara Shain

Carmen Amaya, a flamenco legend born in the the seafront shantytown of Somorrostro in Barcelona. Read more


Entrada and Salida signs in Barcleona

Photo by Tara Shain

Usually found on the corners of buildings and placed at a height of over two metres, these plaques remind us of a time when traffic control was quite a hectic proposal. Read more


Located just a mile off the coast from L’Estartit, the Medes Islands archipelago consists of seven islets and forms part of the Montgrí. Read more

Day Trips

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