Catalonia Festivity (la Diada)

La Diada de Catalunya is Catalonia Festivity and it is celebrated the 11th of Setember. With this festivity, Catalonia celebrates the fall of Barcelona in the hands of the Bourbon troops under the Duke of Berwick during the War of Spanish Succession on September 11th, 1714, after fourteen months of siege.

Catalonia’s history has […]

Spanish austerity measures

Spain is currently living hard times. The country enjoyed a long boom after joining the euro zone, as low interest rates fueled a surge in construction but the European situation, that previously affected mainly countries like Ireland, Greece or Portugal, has finnally reached a new victim: Spain.

Since the beginning of the year, Spanish prime […]

Barcelona’s peaceful demonstration

Since a few days before the local Spanish elections, the main Spanish cities are holding in their most representative squares, peaceful demonstrations against the government under the slogan of “they (politicians) do not represent us”.

The demonstration that started improvisedly, has been growing day after day and many people are still joining Plaza Catalunya (Barcelona) […]

Snow in Barcelona

Although it may sound incredible, there was a heavy snowfall in Barcelona just yesterday (08.03.2010) causing chaos all over Barcelona and Catalunya.

This was the Camp Nou just yesterday so you can get an idea of how much it actually snowed.