There is a scene in the 2003 movie "Under The Tuscan Sun" that I now can identify as the moment...Read more
Spain’s train system is the most developed aspect of its national infrastructure; it’s one of the best in Western Europe. Spain also has highly developed coastal and maritime infrastructure, as the country’s economy depends heavily on merchant marine and fishing fleets. Communications infrastructure is excellent, as in most of mainland Europe.
While Spain’s road system have nearly all been built since the 1980s, the roadways do not accommodate the current population and traffic is a problem throughout the country.
Sixteen years ago I flew into sunny, cosmopolitan Barcelona and thought what a great place this would be to live, not for a minute at the time believing that would ever be possible. Just four years later I had moved to within 20 minutes of Barcelona's pulsing heart. My daughter was born right there, a stone's throw from La Pedrera, Gaudí's famous wave-fronted Modernista building. What immediately intrigued me about Barcelona back on my first visit was how quickly and...Read more