July 14, 2015

What is the origin of the Spanish language? Spanish or Castilian, as you well know, is a Romance language that originated in Spain. After the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century, a language evolved from several dialects of common Latin in Iberia. Ov...

June 29, 2015

Hailing from the Andalucian region of Southern Spain, this recipe is simple and delicious. Gazpacho is traditionally served in summer, when the tomatoes are at their best and chilled soups offer welcome relief from the heat. Though there are many versions of this soup,...

May 18, 2015

August, 6 pm. You are in Spain or in any Latin American country. It is hot enough outside to fry an egg on the pavement. What should you drink? Beer? Too soon. Coke? Too American... Why don’t you try a typical beverage? Why don’t you try an horchata? But first, what is...

May 4, 2015


There are many things that you can listen about Spanish people. Spaniards love siesta after eating their daily paella with sangria because they are tired after the whole night partying and because they are, actually, very lazy; all of them have dark eyes and hair and...

April 30, 2015


We have already spoken about the twelve common irregular verbs in the future. Well, the same verbs are also irregular in the conditional tense.


Their endings are regular (-ía, -ías, -ía, -íamos, -íais, -ían), but their stems change.

There are patterns in how the infini...

April 27, 2015


The Feria de Abril in Seville is, without a doubt, one of the highlights of the cultural agenda not only of the city but of the entire country. It's an incredible time of year to be in Andalucía. 

It's the most colorful festival of all Spain. In fact, the par...

April 6, 2015




 If you'd like enjoying popular and typical Spanish fiestas and its traditions and gastronomy, you must visit the city of Murcia during its Spring Holidays.

   These holidays, that take place annually the week after Easter, have Tuesday as main day when the B...

March 16, 2015


Como cada marzo, la ciudad de Valencia se prepara para recibir la primavera con una de las fiestas más conocidas y universales de España, las Fallas. Estas fiestas se caracterizan por las monumentales y efímeras estatuas de madera y cartón, conocidas como “fallas”, qu...

March 10, 2015


Semuc Champey, que en la lengua maya Q´eqchi significa “donde el río se esconde”, es uno de los lugares  a los que sin duda deberías ir si visitas Guatemala. Si bien no suele incluirse en los recorridos típicos del país, es una maravilla natural que no deberías perder...

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