Expat Life

In Spain, there is a public, universal health-care system that is available to all Spaniards funded by taxes. But, did you know that if you are an expat you can also be covered by this health-care system? Read more


Financial Advisor Barry Davys discusses key strategies to saving during a period of long-term, low interest rates in Spain. Read more

Business & Working


People's Vote March 2018, British in Europe. Photo © UserColin, Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0).

In this week’s En Profunditat we speak to three expat groups formed to protect the rights and futures of British citizens living in Europe, as well as look ahead to next week’s election in the UK, a pivotal moment in Britain’s post-Brexit history. Read more



Donald Trump, photo by Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0).

If a challenger can successfully divide the Republican party, history tells us that this could ultimately spell doom for President Trump’s reelection. Read more



Congreso de los Diputados, Madrid. Photo by Fred Romero.

Wealth manage expert Barry Davys synthesizes the results of Spain's November general election to help us see the forest and not just the trees. Using examples easy to understand Barry ensures we see the big picture. Read more


A view of Barcelona from El Poble-sec. Photo by Oh-Barcelona (CC BY 2.0).

Roughly 20% of Barcelona's registered residents were born outside Spain. As they assimilate into Barcelona, they play an increasingly important role in building companies, sharing traditions and enriching our global city. Read more


Barcelona offers residents a welcoming environment to know the city and establish new personal and business relationships. Read more


Barcelona Business Services makes what should be difficult plain sailing—setting up a business in the notoriously tricky Spanish system. If you’re looking for administrative help with your startup, look no further... Read more

Business & Working


Banksy on Brexit, mural detail.

Parliament suspended, another election round the corner… It’s been another chaotic summer in the UK. Here’s a breakdown on what on earth has been going on. Read more



Crowd in in front of the Supreme Court at the Gerrymandering Rally on October 3, 2017. Photo by Slowking (GFDL v1.2).

Gerrymandering is a scourge on US politics that sees both Republicans and Democrats redraw legislative districts to tip the scales in their favor. Here’s how and why the people at the top do it, and what you can do to lobby against it. Read more


What, and where, is home for you? A seasoned expat herself, psychotherapist Isa Soler shares with us the the ways in which the concept of "home" has changed for her through the years. Read more


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



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


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


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

Barcelona expats offer their recommendations on where to go to get great care for your pets for when you're away. Read more



European Parliament. Photo by Guilhem Vellut (Flickr).

The results from the recent elections to the European Parliament saw populists rise and the center just about hold: here’s what happened in Spain and the rest of the EU. Read more


7 tips from Barcelona pet professionals for a healthy, happy, hot season. Read more



Scene from Double Take Theatre's production of "Dealing with Clair" at Sala Fenix, June 2019. Photo courtesy of Double Take Theatre.

Lucas Cavazos reviews Double Take Theatre's production of "Dealing with Claire" Read more

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