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An outsider’s view from inside the September 11th celebrations in Barcelona

On Monday September 11th, 2017 Catalonia celebrated the National Day known locally as La Diada Nacional de Catalunya. Like hundreds of thousands of Catalans, I...
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The Referendum in Catalonia is a Threat to Democracy

What if the referendum in Catalonia is undemocratic? Like Maduro in Venezuela and Erdogan in Turkey, Mussolini, Hitler and Franco also loved referendums. But what...

Guide for Surviving Office Work During August.

Summer Office Survival Guide. Our Ghost Writer has already set us up with how to acquire a job in Barcelona (Link), so let's stick with...

The politicians are leading Catalonia into a major crisis and nobody is doing anything...

Wake-up Call. The politicians are leading Catalonia into international isolation and political suicide. Many inhabitants of Catalonia do not consider themselves merely part of a...
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Summer in the City: Barcelona’s Hidden Gems for the Little Ones

Best things to do with the kids this summer! Part 1. There are lots of free or at least cheap activities to do in the city....
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Summer Solstice

Best time to get honey From time immemorial, after winter the snow disappear and warmth covers the foliage with green shoots and garlands the earth...
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Barcelona’s blotted out history of hygiene, fecal waste business and the Caganers.

Barcelona has almost 2000 years of special connection with neatness and human feces. There are a lot of peculiar histories, but one of my favourites...
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Hunting Waterfalls in Catalonia – Torrelles De Foix

While Barcelona is known for its vibrant beach life, you might want to shake the sand out of those flip-flops, put on a sturdier...

What would happen if Catalonia decides to make a unilateral declaration of independence?

What is going on with the Catalan independence? A few days ago, one of the main Spanish newspapers, El País, leaked a selection of quotes. These...
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The best Music Festival in Europe – An experts opinion

Azkena Rock Festival! Pure rock’n roll since 2002! I have been in hundreds of festivals over the past 20 years. I’ve seen my favorite bands...

Photos of Catalonia

plazacatalonia sept 11
On Monday September 11th, 2017 Catalonia celebrated the National Day known locally as La Diada Nacional de Catalunya. Like hundreds of thousands of Catalans, I decided to join the National Day party, wearing my yellow T-Shirt, disguising myself as a supporter of independence, walking through Barcelona and taking some photos. The main celebration was in the centre of the city...

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