Lessons from Autumn in Catalonia

Catalonia might not have political independence, but it is culturally self-standing. As a sweltering September in which political divisions fired up simmered down into a mild but dark autumn, I tried to keep my senses open to what richness this region has to offer.

The housing crisis

It’s a first-world problem for sure, but the struggle is real. Not that it is hard for people to buy a place in Stockholm…but that often they have to, because they have found the rental market impenetrable.