Catalonian Protests for Democracy: Stranded in the Barcelona Airport

Why? Because Barcelona is in the Catalonian province of Spain, which is the richest province of Spain and… They have land with resources and rich culture and tourism and technology and a strong workforce. Catalans have a special and unique heritage and language, sometimes more similar to Italian than Spanish, and the Catalan people have…

Artful Spanish metropolis of my dreams

Oh Barcelona, I still dream of living with you. Your sunny disposition and friendly residents, your cheap beers and tasty food, your sidewalk-to-rooftop sculptural homes, I love you so! Lauren and I started our day with a walk and reservations at Sagrada Familia, a 137-year-old gothic cathedral designed by Barcelona architect Antoni Gaudi. We booked…