By Sally.Davies

The pick of Fez riads

The Moroccan class system is something of a postcode lottery – either you’re Fassi (from Fez) or you’re not, and if you’re not, there’s no point talking about where yo

Shopping in Barcelona: food shops in the Born

For centuries the area of La Ribera (and particularly the picturesque part known as ‘El Born’) was home to Barcelona's textile merchants, dressmakers and dozens of tiny clothing worksho

Shopping in Barcelona: fashion and shoes

While Barcelona has been no more immune to the pressures of globalisation than anywhere else, and you’ll see many familiar high-street names employing increasingly familiar pricing, it still

Shopping in Barcelona: gifts

You might be forgiven, strolling down La Rambla, for thinking that the Mexican hat was indigenous to Catalunya, not to mention the bullfighting poster and the flamenco doll (neither bullfighting no