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A Dirty Little History of the Catalan ‘Santa Claus’

The real origins and history of the Catalan equivalent of Santa Claus are Barcelona's best-kept secrets. As I was digging into...

The Yellow Ribbon is a Polemic Symbol in Catalonia and South Korea

Did you know that yellow ribbon is a symbol of division and unity both in Catalonia and South Korea? The yellow ribbon is used for...
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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...