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2014 Spanish Blockbusters

by David on Thursday, February 05, 2015

Since the Oscar's are right around the corner let's take advantage of this moment to look back at what Spanish films were the most popular this past year at the box-office in their home county. Often, what is… more »

Viking Festival in Spain

by David on Thursday, January 29, 2015

Did the Vikings Sleep Here?There is an international festival held the first Sunday of August each year in the Galician village of Catoria which attracts thousands from around the world. Here you will find people… more »

The Prado's Latest Acquisition

by David on Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Versión Española abajoThe Prado Museum has just purchased a brand new piece for their collection for €4 million. The piece in question is a triptych, Tríptico del Nacimiento de Jesús… more »

What Spaniards are Searching For

by Tyson on Monday, January 19, 2015

Versión Española abajoSpain's Most Searched Topics in 2014Spain’s top ten list of most searched topics in 2014 seems to paint the picture of a country obsessed with reality TV shows and… more »

How to Tip in Spain

by David on Thursday, January 15, 2015

When I worked in a restaurant many moons ago in the States, waiters would dread the arrival European diners because despite eating and drinking well (they are on vacation, right?) they would do something unthinkable to… more »

Spanish Schools Go Bilingual

by David on Thursday, January 08, 2015

There is a common expression used by the Spanish to describe Spain: "España es diferente" or Spain is different. This phrase was created by then Minister of Tourism, Manuel Fraga, who would later… more »

Edith Grossman. Translator of Legends

by Tyson on Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The literary critic Harold Bloom once called her the Glenn Gould of translation; it seems you could almost call Edith Grossman the Mick Jagger of translation, tirelessly producing smash hits and serving as an idol,… more »

No Presents For You!

by David on Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Spanish ChristmasSpain is a country that celebrates the holidays a little differently. For those visiting this country one of the things that surprises a lot of people is that on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, there… more »

Spanish Holiday Movies

by David on Thursday, December 18, 2014

Because Spain is a country that has always given more importance to the Three Kings than Santa Claus, there has never been Spanish production of a "typical" Christmas movie--snow, Santa, reindeer and presents… more »

A Man and his Dog

by Sara on Thursday, December 11, 2014

"I came to Ecuador to win the World Championship. Instead, I got a new friend."Adventure Race Championships in EcuadorThose are the words of one of the team members of the Swedish Peak Performance Adventure… more »

The Ship That Found California

by David on Friday, December 05, 2014

Growing up and spending my summers in Santa Barbara, California I always remember going to East Beach to enjoy swimming in the cool waters of the Pacific and enjoying the warm Southern California summer. I also… more »

The Day of the Dead in Mexico

by Lauris on Thursday, November 27, 2014

Every year in Mexico, the first days of November are filled with joy, vivid color and festive images in the form of deliciously clothed skeletons, sugar skulls and alters that commemorate and celebrate the lives of… more »

El día de los muertos en México

by Lauris on Thursday, November 27, 2014

Below is the Spanish version of our post on Day of the Dead festivities in Mexico. You can also find the English version on the next post.En México, los primeros días de noviembre se llenan, año… more »

Spanish - The Language of Happiness?

by David on Monday, November 24, 2014

Is the Spanish language the language of happiness? Maybe not, but a study by Peter Dodds from the University of Vermont suggests that the Spanish language has a tendency to be employed with more positive connotations… more »

Té y Sangría

by Tyson on Thursday, November 20, 2014

The following is the Spanish version of an article about the new movie release Tea and Sangría. We also have an English version you can find on the next post.Cine InterculturalUn par de bebidas con sabores… more »

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