What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?
What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?
Men - Rotary International; women - Barcelona Women's Network; both - American Society of Barcelona; Protestant Church - St. Peter's.
In terms of religious, racial, economic and cultural diversity, are the people of this city or town diverse? Are they accepting of differences? Describe.
Barcelona is a very diverse town, and the Catalans accept diversity - as long as they're not from Madrid!
What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?
Industries: ditto. Career opportunities - Barcelona is developing into a "New Technology - High Technology" center, as well as being a center for pharmaceutical companies and telecommunications companies - both growth industries. People find jobs by:
d. hard work
In general, what are peoples' priorities in this city? For example, do lives revolve around work, family, socializing, sports, etc.?
Priorities: work, work, work - and enjoying the excellent weather (the three S's, which can be "sun, sea, and sex" or "swimming, sailing, and skiing" - about the same thing).
If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.
Come and enjoy Barcelona - be responsible and most of all punctual, work hard, be prepared to play if you're young (let's say under 40), and you'll have a great time.