Barcelona is rich in culture and history so sightseers should be well catered for in this great city. Read our mini-guide below and you’ll see there is a lot to do on a budget that is suitable for nearly everyone. Continue Reading »


Fabada is a comforting traditional stew from Asturias made with large white beans, black pudding, pork and chorizo. My friend, from Madrid, made fabada on the weekend to celebrate her little princess’ first birthday. She says, “cooking fabada is always a reason for joy and bustle”. It’s such a heavy meal that you need double the alcohol if you want to get drunk after eating fabada. Continue Reading »

My colleague Lauren, who took a language holiday in Seville in September, shares with us her experiences learning Spanish in this beautiful Andalucian city. She tells us how her Spanish has improved and gives us her all-important tips for a holiday of this type. Continue Reading »

Halloween is approaching soon, but there’s enough time to brush up Spanish Halloween vocabulary :). Here are a few Halloween-related words in Spanish:

Pumpkin la calabaza
Witch la bruja
Broom la escoba
Candle la vela
Costume el disfraz
Vampire el vampiro
Devil el diablo

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North-east Spain, the region of “Cataluña” more precisely, is especially known for its warm and international capital Barcelona. However, to the north of this region where it borders with France, the “Costa Brava” offers a totally different type of scenery. Continue Reading »

Here are few Spanish resources that I found recently. I hope you’ll also find them useful in your language learning. Continue Reading »

Here are some useful articles to help you in your language learning. Continue Reading »