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Jaume García

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

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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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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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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Congreso de los Diputados, Madrid, Spain. Photo by Luis Javier Modino Martínez (Wikimedia).

As Spain prepares to go to the polls on April 28, we take a look at who’s in the running and tell you a bit about all the major contenders for Spain’s top job. Read more

, LIVING

Father's Day is just around the corner and It's time you give Dad something that he really likes... Read more

EATING AND DRINKING

Brush up on some history before you go off celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Barcelona. Read more

IN THE CITY

The magic of the Ribera d’Ebre comes alive in the journals of a Catalan exile during the Spanish Civil War. Read more

Culture

  • Mimo Agüero in conversation with Harry Stott

    Photo by Jaume García

    Mimo Agüero in conversation with Harry Stott