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Jaume García

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Photo courtesy of Artte.

Wandering the streets of Barcelona one day, I was lured into a small bar by the beautiful waft of jazz emanating from it. It turned out to be one of the best surprises I have ever had. Read more

Things To Do

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Photo by Language Surfing.

From sessions started in one woman’s room to classes in La Cárcel Modelo: Language Surfing has come a long way. That’s all down to the founder’s passion for language and an “inside-outside” methodology for learning. Read more

Settling In

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Platja San Sebastian, Sitges. Photo by Victor (CC BY NC ND 2).

There’s a reason why so many people choose to leave the bustle of Barcelona for the small town charm of Sitges. In fact, there are several… Read more

LIVING

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The carefully tended grapes that go into Corpinnat are all organically grown and hand harvested.

Corpinnat is a new name among high-quality, sparkling Spanish wines. But these winemakers have gone above and beyond to ensure its success. We visited four wineries in the Penedès region to see what all the fuss about this new rival to cava is about. Read more

EATING AND DRINKING

Did you know Thomas Aquinas deemed eating breakfast was a sin? Then In 1662 the Catholic Church revised its position. Why? Chocolate! Read more

EATING AND DRINKING

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Platja de Gavà. Photo by Ferran Pestaña (Flickr).

Gavà Mar is a beautiful town with plenty of things to keep you occupied on a weekend away: beautiful beaches, a fascinating promenade, and amazing restaurants who serve up delicious local food. Read more

Day Trips

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Stevie Van Zandt interviewed by Héctor Cols at Hardrock Cafe Barcelona, June 2019. Photo by Victor Horcasitas.

See Barcelona Metropolitan's interview with Stevie Van Zandt, founder of Disciples of Soul and former member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band Read more

, IN THE CITY

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Photo courtesy of Artte.

Cool tunes and vibrant art in a shady oasis for Barcelona's hot summer days. Read more

Things To Do

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Photo courtesy of Sinergia BCN.

Poor posture and back pain are common ailments for many working people today. The solution? Pilates: an exercise that gives you the tools to re-educate your body. Read more

Health

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Photo courtesy of Language Surfing.

Dynamic new trends in linguistic pedagogy are challenging the status quo and changing the way we learn a second language. Find out how these innovations in education are altering the learning experience. Read more

Settling In

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Congreso de los Diputados (Pixabay).

Following some part-predictable, part-surprising results in Spain’s 2019 general elections, we take a look at the winners, the losers and what it all means for the future of governance in Spain. Read more

LIVING

This April sees the return of the annual Fira d’Espàrrecs Gavà, a celebration of traditional farming and a humble vegetable with a unique taste. Read more

, EATING AND DRINKING

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    Mimo Agüero in conversation with Harry Stott. Photo by Jaume García.

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