RSS

History

A mysterious shipwreck figurehead that became a local legend. more

History

plaque-on-las-ramblas-2.jpg

Photo by Marie Martin.

The mysterious disappearance of Andreu Nin. more

History

Gaudí’s proposed redemption for the ‘City of Bombs’. more

History

Igualada cemetery_willshank1.jpg

Photo by Will Shank

Designed by Enric Miralles and Carme Pinós, the Cemeteri Nou in Igualada is a site of architectural pilgrimage. more

Culture

DSC_1881.JPG

Photo by Anna Baxter

Barcelona’s urban dairies once provided fresh milk to the city more

History

Church.jpg

Photo courtesy of Isabel Cocker

An arson attack changed the people's church forever. more

History

Somorrostro_plaque.jpg

Photo courtesy of Isabel Cocker

The forgotten history of Barceloneta’s beaches. more

City Matters

Carcassone_3.jpg

© Ville de Carcassonne - Julien Roche

A fortified city unlike any other in Europe. more

TRAVEL

A tribute to Sir Alexander Fleming, the Scottish physician who discovered penicillin. more

History

olderola_castle.jpg

Photo by Angela Llop

An Iberian settlement that reveals the region’s ancient roots. more

Day Trips

The assassination of ‘Sugar Boy’, a trade union activist. more

History

This emblem of the old town on Carrer del Bisbe is actually a relatively new addition. more

History

An ode to the versatility of the cannabis plant at sea. more

History

Mural-Indians_illustration.jpg

Illustration by Bruna Valls

Catalan emigrants brought back a rich cultural heritage from the Americas. more

TRAVEL

Graffiti is nothing new in Barcelona. more

History

A fairy tale excursion. more

TRAVEL

There’s no shortage of culture or history in this charming French town. more

Weekend away

A message sent from above left its mark on this city centre square. more

History

Domènech i Montaner caused a stir with his surprising interpretation of justice. more

History

Remnants of a discreet code that once marked the city’s brothels remain hidden in corners of the Born. more

History