Settling in

We tell you how to register as a foreigner living in Barcelona and get your all-important Número de Identidad de Extranjero (NIE) Read more

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Local culture and customs are important when it comes to doing business in Catalunya. Read more

Business & Working

We spoke to 7 expat parents around the city about what to really expect from your time living here. Read more


Barcelona’s greatest neighbourhoods for a family come in all different sizes, styles and locations. It all depends on what suits your style the best. Read more


Not sure if you need to change your driving licence to a Spanish one? Here's our advice. Read more

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Take some of the stress out of shipping your belongings with some advice from the experts at LA LUNA shipping® Read more


Easy for some and seemingly impossible for others, there's no right or wrong when it comes to learning Spanish or Catalan. You just have to dive right in and find what works best for you Read more

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A new job. A new partner. Or just a love for the sun. Whatever the reason, you’ve decided to up sticks and make a new life in Barcelona. But what’s the best way to move? It can be a daunting process, so let us offer some guidance… Read more

Settling In

Here's our handy guide to Spanish clothes sizes and how they compare to the UK and the USA Read more

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Discover how addresses work in Barcelona Read more

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Discover what the local practices are in terms of tipping Read more

Settling In

Read our quick guide to unemployment benefit and the dreaded tax office Read more


Confused by some of the things Spanish people do with their hands? Find out what they want to say Read more