October 2019


Protestors filled the streets of Barcelona on October 13, 2019. Photo by Isha Mahajan.

Protests have engulfed Barcelona in recent weeks, but what was the root cause, and what was the spark? This week’s "En Profunditat" clears all that up, with recordings from the protests and interviews with experts to gain real insight into the debate Read more



Passeig de Gràcia is a main shopping strip in Barcelona. Photo by Txllxt TxllxT (CC BY SA 4.0).

Fashion blogger Razzy Lee shares with us some of her favorite Barcelona fashion boutiques. From street wear to bridal, the Catalan capital is full of fresh designers and hidden gems! Read more



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


John Carlin.

“Un Tallat Amb…” is another brand new podcast from Barcelona Metropolitan. It’s all in the name: “Un Tallat Amb…” is Catalan for “A Coffee With…”, so we’ll be speaking to the most exciting individuals in the international community. Read more

City Matters

Wise wealth management expert Barry Davys helps us avoid key errors. Read more

Business & Working

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



Members of the #TrashTribe from the organization Pure Clean Earth participate in beach cleanups in Barcelona and Sitges every weekend, regularly collecting several kilograms of garbage in just one hour. Photo by To Tadej Hrastovec, his Instagram is: tadejhrastovec.

En Profunditat is a new bi-weekly podcast from Barcelona Metropolitan, focusing on the biggest stories we have been covering recently. "En Profunditat" means in depth, and this is precisely what we’ll be doing, delving deep in the major issues. Read more

City Matters

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


The Black Line Productions team.

Barcelona has stories lurking around every corner; it’s Black Line Productions’ job to uncover them. Prapti Mittal, Harriet Davies, Ben Appleton and Roman Weston work day and night to tell those stories. Read more

Business & Working

Want to reprogram your brain? Don’t we all. Neuro Linguistic Programming can help you learn to better organize the stimuli coming into your mind and adapt your thinking in any situation. Read more


What is it? How do you do it? What are the risks and the benefits? If you’re thinking about becoming autónomo in Spain, these are the key things you need to know. Read more

Business & Working 2 Comments

The African Press Club is an international community of journalists whose mission is to inform, inspire and connect people across the world. We spoke to their founder to see what it is all about. Read more



Barcelona Marathon. Photo by JJ Vico Bretones (CC BY-SA 2.0).

Thinking about getting in shape for the Barcelona Marathon? Forty-two kilometers is no small feat. Prep for the big one with these shorter runs. Read more

Things To Do

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