The lords of yore return to Anoia

More than a score of Medieval fortresses and castles have become the star attraction of a campaign to attract visitors to county that centuries ago was a frontier between kingdoms

Dolmens and vineyards in Alt Empordà

Experience the essence of this privileged region through its local natural products amid the purity of a landscape that boasts megalithic structures from thousands of years ago

Girona learns to play the game

Since Catalonia's provincial capital became the key location for filming of the hit TV series Game of Thrones, the local tourist industry has boomed with more initiatives in the pipeline

Discovering Barcelona's modernist past

With a huge array of sites from palaces and mansions to shops and streetlights, the city can lay claim to being a capital of the cultural and artistic movement that followed industrialisation

Josep Abril is a 080 Barcelona regular and mainstay of men's fashion design.  ALBERT OLIVÉ
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May you live in interesting times

Not long ago, the highly respected men's fashion designer Josep Abril gave an interview about his craft and the art of design in general. One of the things he said was that once a designer found his or...

Custo Dalmau seeing off his 2016 collection at Barcelona 080 Fashion Week  AFP, LLUÍS GENE

Ground floor, men's fashion

Time to move over ladies, the men have finally arrived in fashion and it's looking like they have decided to stay


A new world of sport

From June 16 Open Camp will offer real sports in the Olympic Stadium

Why choose Barcelona?

Barcelona's ability to host major sporting events, the climate, the number of people and especially the existence of the Olympic complex, were decisive in the choice of Open Camp.In 2011, a group of business...

Following the train tracks by bike

An easy cycling route suitable for the whole family that gently traces the former railway lines going from Olot to Girona and then from the capital to the sea at Sant Feliu de Guíxols

The population of working age will decline

As can be seen in the graph on the left, the population of working age has gradually risen in the past three decades, on the one hand due to the generations born in the 1960s and 1970s coming of age and,...