Expat Life

Whether your kids are in preschool, elementary, middle or high school — or not even born yet! — at some point every international family in Barcelona has to think about school. Read more


Coming to Barcelona alone — as an expat or long-term traveler — you face the challenge of building a new life from scratch. Finding a place to live, finding a new job and then there’s finding a new partner or lover... Read more


A guide to renting apartments in Barcelona Read more

Settling In


Photo courtesy of Barcelona Chamber of Commerce (Flickr).

Ramon Masià, expat candidate for the Chamber of Barcelona Read more

Business & Working

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Jocular Theatre

Now through February 17, 2019 at Teatre Almeria. Read more

Previews and reviews

With its short, cold days, this season can cause many changes to everyday mood and energy levels. Compound this with struggling as an expat and it’s no wonder that the months following Christmas are often some of the most difficult. Read more


Ian Gibbs. Photo by Diana Delgado Pineda.

Photo by Diana Delgado Pineda.

The New Year is on the horizon and with it, the annual resolutions. If improving your language skills is on your list of things to tackle in 2019, this might be a good place to start. Read more


A day in the life: Spencer Hall

Photo by Diana Delgado Pineda.

Spencer Hall arrived in Barcelona three years ago. Inspired by the city’s architecture, installations and more, he has since been getting in touch with his creative side and is now creating eclectic tables from extraordinary objects in his workshop. Read more

Business & Working

Amy Holden.

Photo by Todd Pacey.

Amy Holden urges EU expats to use their voting rights Read more


Barcelona is home to more than 250,000 foreign residents, making it a hotbed for cultural exchange. Read more


El Padró d'habitants... What is it and how do I get it? Read more