May 2019

Investment in education technology or edtech is on an upward trend, reaching a record $16.3bn in 2018. Yet that’s just 3.6% of a global education industry valued at $6 trillion. As my old school report cards used to say–there is room for improvement. Read more


Favorable legislation, industry trends and falling prices may incentivize homeowners and renters to switch to green energy. Read more



Photo by Man Vyi (wikimedia)

Victor Horcasitas and Héctor Cols talk about the participation of expats in upcoming local and European elections Read more



European Parliament. Photo by Tristan Mimet (Pixabay).

Elections to the European Parliament take place in Spain on Sunday, May 26. Here’s a summary of what you need to know about what is set to be the most important EU vote in decades. Read more



Photo by Jordi Play, courtesy of Convergència Democràtica de Catalunya, 2012. (Wikimedia).

Get to know the people opting in to govern the city for the next four years. Read more



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



Sapporo ramen and yokohama ramen on the lunch menu at Ramen Shop. Photo by Tara Shain.

This charming little restaurant is making this writer wish he still lived 30 seconds from its front door. Read more

Restaurant Reviews


Hunter Modica.

Hunter Modica, New Mexico USA, Helping humans and AI work better together at Cien, Inc. Read more

Business & Working

Fellow expats give the lowdown on where to get great care for your furry, feathered or scaly friends. Read more


The British Benevolent Fund is reaching out to the British expat community to let everyone know that help is available and that though they may feel destitute, they are not alone. Read more


Sant Andreu parish church

Photo courtesy of Centre d’Estudis Ignasi Iglésias.

Sant Andreu is today a peaceful area of Barcelona, but its past is filled with conflict and rebellion. Read more


Step up your skills and get noticed. Read more

Business & Working

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