With the end-of-year festivities fast approaching, my thoughts go to Barcelona, where the winter sun is a welcome antidote to the grey gloom of Northern Europe. Earlier this autumn, I returned to Barcelona after an absence of 20...

The Catalan town of Figueres is home to the Salvador Dali museum and half an hour from El Celler de Can Roca, the world’s ‘best’ restaurant… two good reasons for a day trip from Barcelona. My...

Thousands of film lovers will descend on Sitges this week with the opening of the International Festival of Fantasy Film of Catalonia, now in its 48th year. This Catalan seaside town is one of my favourite....