What to do with an abandoned railroad tunnel built by Franco?

Two regions in northern Spain are pondering how to make use of a project that cost many lives


What’s going on with Barcelona’s midfield?

The team has signed Paulinho, while closing the door to home-grown talent like Sergi Samper

happiness lab blog

An essential guide to surviving the busy vacation season

There are deep-rooted sociological reasons behind your discomfort when sharing limited spaces

Life in rural Spain

16 unwritten rules of living in a Spanish village

There are no fines for disobeying these norms but failure to comply definitely won’t go unnoticed



Ros cartoon, August 15, 2017


Spain: 4,772 political parties and counting

In the last decade, the number of democratic organizations in Spain has doubled to reach record levels

Way of St James

“I'm a pilgrim. Will you shout me a drink?”

Number of visitors to pilgrim site of Santiago de Compostela is rising but spending is going down

Traditional shops

In Madrid a dwindling number of historic shops resist globalization

A new book catalogues the histories of some of the oldest establishments in the capital