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Carol Moran

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Originally from the northeast of England, Carol is an architect-turned-writer with a passion for travelling and all things design. She first lived in Barcelona in 2008, when she came here to study, and returned in 2012. Since then, she has been a regular contributor to Metropolitan, and is now the magazine's Editor. Each article takes her on a journey through the many facets of this eclectic city, and her position presents the exciting challenge of encouraging the reader to follow.

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

Day Trips

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Photo by Carol Moran

The natural beauty of the Ordesa Y Monte Perdido Parque Nacional is the stuff of legends. more

TRAVEL

Rasmus Bjerngaard explains his vision for feeding the planet. more

The Very Present Future

Founder of Barcelona Wine Tastings Ambika Kumar talks about the sensorial side of wine. more

The Very Present Future

Four years on from the first edition, the director of 4YFN takes stock of progress. more

Business & Working

The founder and CEO of drink-subscription app Bida, talks life, love and liquids. more

The Very Present Future

Twenty-first-century architecture in Barcelona. more

IN THE CITY

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Photo by Michael Mawson Photography

An Irish couple transformed a 19th-century apartment to create their ideal retirement pad in Sitges. more

Community

The lesser-known Mediterranean islands where nature rules the roost above and below sea level. more

TRAVEL

A unique new wellness space in Sant Gervasi combining yoga, massage and art. more

New in Town

The world's first theme park dedicated to sport opens in the Olympic Park on Montjuïc. more

LIVING

Collaboration is the word as the sharing economy makes its mark on the city. more

FEATURES

Franco-Polish couple, Sylvain and Marta, have built their personal slice of paradise to raise their twin girls on the edge of the Parc Natural del Garraf. more

Community

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Photo by Yan Pekar

We talk to Mars One candidate, Angel Jané, about his quest to go to the Red Planet. more

FEATURES

Stylish new ecological shop, The Living Food, offers a wide variety of organic, vegan products in a fresh, simplistic setting. more

EATING AND DRINKING

Mens sana in corpore sano is the motto here, meaning that a healthy mind goes hand in hand with a healthy body. more

EATING AND DRINKING

Look up—there’s a revolution happening on the city’s rooftops. more

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The Eixample’s prime location prison, La Modelo, finally gets the wrecking ball. more

FEATURES

Brewdog will serve you up a cold one from Scotland or a brew from one of the locals. more

EATING AND DRINKING

Alberto Gamazo, owner of new photographic studio Señor Archer, is bringing back some old techniques with a wonderful effect. more

New in Town