This week, online currency exchange market CurrencyFair priced up the cost of the same date in eight different cities around the world. Perhaps unsurprisingly, London was one of the most expensive…
Sure you know Altaïr in Barcelona or London’s Words on the Water, bookshops are among some of the most inspiring places in the world. In amongst shelves of books, under dimmed lights, you can relax and let your imagination take flight. Here are some of the most interesting ones…
This year, it will be 150 years since the birth of Catalan sculptor Josep Llimona, and in commemoration of this date, the European Museum of Modern Art will be hosting a retrospective exhibition of his work…
London is the 8th and Barcelona the 9th most reputable city in the world according to City RepTrak® 2014. Presented at ESADE, the study measures the reputation of 100 cities around the world…
London is the most desirable city in the world for foreign workers beating New York and Paris, and Barcelona is sixth according to a Boston Consulting Group study…
How business magnate Juan March played off the Allies and Germans in WWI to grow his empire.
A world war was a perfect opportunity to do business. Juan March Ordinas was 33 when the First World War broke out, but by then he was already a rich man.
According to the study, both the English and the Catalan capitals made it to the top 10: London is third and Barcelona sixth amongst the most powerful city brands in the world.
Planning a summer escape? Then why not base your trip around an artwork? Claudia Pritchard offers up some suggestions.
In the past few days, in the central squares of eight European capitals, Catalans launched an innovative, if quirky, publicity stunt.
Thousands of Catalans will simultaneously build the traditional human towers – called castells – in picturesque locations in Berlin, Brussels, Geneva, Lisbon, London, Paris and Barcelona, carrying a banner reading “Catalans want to vote”.
France has brought in rules to protect employees from work email disturbing them outside office hours. Would a law to this effect be feasible elsewhere?
If you’re reading us from Paris, London, Lisbon, Geneva, Brussels or Berlin, then open your agenda by June 8th (it’s a sunday) and write down at 12pm: “CASTELLS”.
Are you street smart? How many of the famous world streets did you identify in our travel picture quiz? Find out how you did, then grab a little extra inspiration for your next trip by clicking on the links for more information
While average life expectancy for many cities far outstrips the non-urban regions of their country, there are others such as Johannesburg where it comes in way below.
This interactive map uses a mixture of data from LSE Cities and the World Health Organisation
Sick of seeing couples off to Paris for naughty weekends snogging in the departure lounge?
You need a strategy.
Find the man or woman of your dreams for yourself with our expert guide to bagging in-transit talent.
Clothes-sharing initiatives like Rentez-Vous might seem counter-intuitive, but there are good fashion – and economic – reasons to give ‘friendrobes’ a try
Rentez-Vous, a new clothes-sharing initiative that straddles Paris and London, is one of many new schemes that provide temporary access to other people’s clothes.