Jordi Roca
Best pastry chef in the world (2014)

‘Everything is there to be discovered‘

You are the subject of an episode of the latest season of the Netflix show ‘Chef’s Table’, which is devoted to pastry chefs.Desserts are that sweet part of the meal that is hard to say whether it...

Màrius Serra

A darker Sant Jordi

La novel·la de Sant Jordi is the prolific Serra’s latest work, a crime story set around Catalonia’s annual celebration of reading, which the veteran writer says has become a mass cultural event since his first festival in 1988

Rob Riemen
Dutch philosopher

Fighting against this age

Rob Riemen (Netherlands, 1962) is the founder of Nexus, which promotes cultural and philosophical debate and is this philosopher’s way of fighting fascism. Riemen says we live in a society that has everything...

Carme Lluveras

“Being competitive isn’t bad. It is how we play, one against the other”

fashion designer
Sant Jordi Desvalls (Gironès)

Erika Manolache

Conscious that she is lucky to work doing what she loves most, Erika Manolache designs and makes unique and often personalised clothing with a classic but cheeky style.Erika started sewing when she was...

When CHINA chooses you

Laura is from Les Corts, Barcelona. She has been living in Beijing for six months and works as an English International School Teacher.

Martin Kirby
Martin Kirby


Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree


Barney Griffiths
Barney Griffiths

The travails of workmen

Sense foto
Artur Serra /

Are megacities the publiC LABORATORIES of the 21st century?

Marcela Topor
from the editor
Marcela Topor

Tips for a healthy lifestyle

Neil Stokes
Neil Stokes


Salvini wants census to find illegal Gypsies

Urdangarin behind bars


Ivan Duque new President of Colombia


Two First-Ladies criticise family separation

canine grooming academy
Girona (Gironès)

Emilia Díaz

craft papermakers
Banyoles (Gironès)

Sastres Paperers

A quite original bookshop

Llibreria Geli

fashion designer
Sant Jordi Desvalls (Gironès)

Erika Manolache

carla garcia. berta coll.
Carla is from Barcelona and has been living in Berlin for seven years. She is the founder of the digital magazine Femspire, for women who want more from their life.

Living in Neverland


Public transport grows by 5 million in first quarter

road safety

Roadworthiness test updated for new technology

Catalonia’s roadworthiness testing authority (ITV) will from this week incorporate a series of innovations aimed at adapting the test to modern vehicles equipped with new technologies. One of the main...


Vaccinations begin as Ebola death toll mounts

A preventative vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in Congo began on Monday in the port city of Mbandaka, where four cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed. The use of the...

A healthy obsession

MEGACITIES of the future

Columbus’ Catalan origins

Marko Daniel
Director of the Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona

Understanding Miró as a whole

Oriol Estela
General Coordinator of the Metropolitan Strategic Plan for Barcelona

‘Coordination and cooperation are the key’

Shante Evans
Basketball player

‘Basketball is my whole world’

Jordi Roca
Best pastry chef in the world (2014)

‘Everything is there to be discovered‘

Erhan Türkoglu

In the pursuit of liquid gold

Catalonia Crisis: A plea for dialogue

Vicky hayward

Blunt and intimate recipes

Women & Wine

Joan Sales’ lesser known novel:

Winds of the night

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through... D. O. Empordà

Text: CUINA MAGAZINE Photo: Anna García Frigola

Maresme’s ‘green’ strawberries

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through... Penedès

April food programme

Spring is here with all its delicious delights

Driverless cars: who will pay the price?

Quantum leap

THE YOUTUBE phenomenom

Profession: YouTuber

Futuroscope.  ARCHIVE

Step into the future

Temps de Flors, Girona
Photo: Sara Cabarrocas

Girona says it with flowers

Circuit de Catalunya, 2016
Photo: Valenti Fradera

A celebration of horse power

Valls, February 2018

A bumper year for calçots

Barcelona, September 2017
Photo: ACN

Sep 11, 2017: the definitive Diada?

Join our ECClub to enjoy English language and culture in Catalonia Whether you are a native English speaker who wants cultural activities in your mother tongue or a Catalan who wants to improve and practise your English, Catalonia Today has just the thing for you. For less than six euros a month, our English Culture Club offers a whole world of activities, resources and reading groups held in Abacus stores around the country. More information at Here are a few of our specials for this month:

  • Cinema

    Every Thursday in Cinemes de Palamós, every day in Girona’s Cinema Truffaut and Wednesday to Sundays at Cinemes Girona in Barcelona. Get a great price with your ECClub card.