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The insider's opinion: Catalonia wants the independence

A lot of people ask me what is going on in Catalonia about the independence. Why Catalonia wants to be independent? Some think, that the country has woken up one day and all the movement began. But independence goes far beyond that and the feeling of the nation starts long ago. One of the crucial moments in history for Catalans was Franco's regime, Catalan …

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My rural catalan wedding: traditions and DIY wedding

Oh, weddings, some hate weddings, and others love them. If there is something that is full of culture and traditions is how a wedding is lived in a certain place. I would like to explain to you how a Catalan wedding looks like and how was ours this year. I say Catalan wedding because there are some things that are different from Spanish weddings. In Cat…

Humans of Barcelona: a city through the faces of their citizens
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Humans of Barcelona: a city through the faces of their…

Humans of Barcelona is the project by the photographer Enric Mestres. I first met Enric when he was taking pictures of myself in the staff party at work, and I thought OMG he captured my beauty...I really liked the photos and digged a little deeper on his work. Humans of Barcelona started named as Lalala Barcelona with the same concept as Humans of New Yo…

Catalan independence: the catalan way
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Catalan independence: the catalan way

Catalonia independence has been the topic of the last 4 years in Spain and it has become a conflict known internationally. After 2012 demonstration in 11th September and 2013 via catalana a human chain from north to south of Catalonia, 2014 V of victory demonstrating in Gran Via and in 2015 a demonstration in La Meridiana in Barcelona everyone knows abou…

12 things that have happened to you if you live in Barcelona
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12 things that have happened to you if you live in Bar…

People from Barcelona, we are such a weird troupe of people and there are definitely things that only happen here. Sometimes among barcelonins we do undertand each other as the same things happen to all of us. It is funny to think about it and I came up with some 12 things that have happened to you if you live in Barcelona. Try to avoid as much as possibl…

Traditions in Catalonia: Els castellers
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Traditions in Catalonia: Els castellers

Traditions in Catalonia is something I am very familiar with being a Catalan and I would like to share a bit of my culture with you. We have very interesting things that are unique of Catalonia and part of our identity. A castell is a castle translated in English, els castellers are a group of people that climb into each other to built a castle (human tower…