Catalans Abroad

The melting pot

Why did you leave Catalonia and why did you choose New York?I moved for my interest in documentary photography and the opportunity to study abroad. I moved to New York City to study at the International...

A unique city

Why did you leave Catalonia?I wanted to study Fine Art and the art academy in Amsterdam was more interesting for me. I looked at the possibilities of studying in Catalonia and the possibilities in The...

Anna Danés
Zagreb

The secret city

Why did you leave Catalonia?Love, I left Catalonia more than 10 years ago and moved to Fargo, USA where my boyfriend was studying.Why did you choose Croatia?We were looking for a place to live. We looked...

Asian magic

Why did you leave Catalonia?Actually, it was a combination of different reasons. My wife is Taiwanese, and we decided to get married, but some of her relatives were struggling with health issues, so she...

Núria Altimir
Turku (Finland)

Northern lights

Núria Altimir is from Barcelona, Sants, and moved to Finland three years ago. She works in scientific image processing.

Laura Ferraz Vilalta
Wigan (UK)

Down to the Wigan River

Laura Ferraz Vilalta is from Golmés (Lleida). She lives in Wigan, England, and works as a teaching assistant, responsible for EAL students , (English as an Additional language)

M.Àngels Carrión
Guadalajara (Mexico)

The city of eternal spring

M. Àngels Carrión is from Barcelona. She has a PhD in psychology and is currently the President of the Association of Experts in Applied Psychology (AEPA).

Xavier Genís
Dallas (Texas)

Sold on Texas

Xavier Genís is from Vilanova i la Geltrú (Garraf). Xavier has been living in Dallas (Texas) since 2012. He works in a software multinational.

OctoberFest seen from the Ferris Wheel.  Photo:ARNAU NAVARRO
Arnau Navarro
Munich

Ten years and not counting

Why did you leave Catalonia?In 1996 I went to Germany to learn the language, I found a job and they offered to pay for my studies as well. The plan was to stay a for year and I have been here now for 10.Why...

Isaac Zamora
Japan

Japanese delight

Isaac Zamora i Sitjà is from Badalona. He has lived in Japan for twelve years with his wife and children, a 10-year-old daughter and a six-year-old son