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Stories of Expats in Barcelona

Relocating can be a stressful and daunting experience, especially if it is your first time taking the leap to move to another country. This being said, we have created the perfect platform for you to share your own personal story about your relocation to Barcelona, exchange tips and give advice to future expats.


What is your name?

Which of the following age groups do you fall under?

What is your nationality?

Which neighbourhood in Barcelona do you live in?

What is your occupation?

What languages do you speak?

What year did you move to Barcelona?

Why did you choose to relocate to Barcelona?

Please attach a professional photograph of yourself


What are the top 3 things on your bucket list whilst living in Barcelona?

What do you miss the most about home?

What was your greatest fear before moving to Barcelona? 

What were the biggest adjustments you had to make when settling into life in Barcelona?

Did you experience any particular elements of culture shock?

How did you meet your main community of friends?

How did you find the job seeking process?

Do you use your native language at work?

How does the work culture in Spain differ from your home country?

How does the cost of living in Barcelona compare to back home?

How did you find a place to live?

Did you find the paperwork difficult to manage?

What is your favourite coffee spot in Barcelona?

How did you prepare your children to move abroad?

Do you have any tips for other expat parents with children in Barcelona?

Please leave us your email address, we will keep you informed on next steps.