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I Left My Heart (And Phone/Wallet/Camera) In Barcelona

J.J. Stranko | Posted 07.20.2016 | Travel
J.J. Stranko

Now that I've become a source of recommendations and itinerary planning for the Catalan capital, I've become ever more aware that the city has developed a deserved and depressing reputation for opportunistic theft.

From Brexit To Breakup: A Scottish View On The EU Referendum

David Miles | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics
David Miles

Something we in Scotland learned the hard way in 2014 is that referendum questions are dangerous because they make both choices on the ballot paper seem equally plausible. By giving the people a choice we somehow assume that either option is a safe one.

European Political Party Think Tanks: Channels for Illegal Campaign Finance?

Till Bruckner | Posted 03.22.2016 | World
Till Bruckner

A study released last week by the Observatorio de Think Tanks reports that think tanks tied to political parties in Spain lack financial transparency,...

One Family, Two Dads, Three Languages

Jason Howe | Posted 03.22.2015 | Parents
Jason Howe

"No quere ... dormir," mumbles Olivia as her breathing deepens and her eyes finally stay shut. She means "no quiero dormir," "I don't want to sleep" in Spanish, but her conjugations haven't quite come in yet. I don't care. It's been an hour and a half, she's finally asleep in any language, and I tiptoe out.

Sáenz de Santamaría: "Soy poco de promesas electorales"

Posted 10.02.2014 | Training

"Soy poco de promesas electorales, lo que se haga se hará antes de las elecciones". La vicepresidenta del Gobierno, Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría, se ...

Back in Barcelona, Where There's Always Something New

Rick Steves | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've left Portugal and have landed in Barcelona, where I'm sprucing up my new guidebook on this fun and fascinating city. A trip to Barcelona always c...

Is Cataluña the Next Crimea?

Max Holleran | Posted 05.25.2014 | World
Max Holleran

Nothing spells political desperation like the frantic search for metaphors.

Con Cataluña, a lo hecho, pecho

Marta Nebot | Posted 11.10.2013 | Spain
Marta Nebot

Sueños aparte, reconozco, aunque me jorobe, que como española siento mi ego patrio dolido, como le pasa a Floriano. Me duele sentir que hay una parte de Cataluña, de tamaño aún indefinido, que no quiere ser española.

Falling Under The Spell Of Barcelona's Tibidabo

Karina Martinez-Carter | Posted 11.02.2011 | Travel
Karina Martinez-Carter

For me, Tibidabo became emblematic of Barcelona and of what made me fall in love with the city.

An Interview With Sandro Rosell (Part One)

Juan Arango | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Juan Arango

In this first part of the interview, we spoke to Sandro regarding his past with FC Barcelona as well as the legacy left by the group that he and Barca's "new breed" helped create.

elBulli in Beijing

Roseann M. Lake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Roseann M. Lake

Adrià describes his ten days in Beijing as a period of perpetual curiosity during which he attended meals with fifty different dishes, each unique, and some, even to him, entirely unidentifiable.