Culture · 04. enero 2020
On the 5th of January, we celebrate the "Noche de Reyes". A big parade brings the three Kings to town where they will deliver the presents to all children.

Food & Drink · 09. diciembre 2019
Gazpachos manchegos is a winter dish cooked in a "caldero" (big pot) with meat, bread and broth. The name also reminds of the cold soup named "gazpacho", but it is quite different. Read about this delicious dish and try the recipe.

Language · 20. noviembre 2019
The comparative form in Spanish is not very difficult to learn. In this blog entry, you can read a very short explanation about the comparative forms using adjectives, adverbs and nouns.

Food & Drink · 01. noviembre 2019
All Saints' Day is a Christian festival that it is traditional celebrated in Spain. In this blog post, I describe what we typically do during this day. In addition, you have the recipe of a typical sweet that is prepared specially for this day.

Language · 01. octubre 2019
The conjugation of the "presente de indicativo" is not always regular. In another blog post, I have already talked about the regular conjugation and the different endings. Here, I am going to explain the vowel changes that some verbs have. These vowel changes take place on the root of the verb. I hope that the following explanation will help you to learn better the verbs' conjugation.

Language · 26. septiembre 2019
¿Do you know how to ask for the time in Spanish? In fall, we change to wintertime and therefore the clocks are set back one hour at the end of October. This means that we have one hour more to sleep. Here you have an explanation to learn or refresh your knowledge about the time. You will be prepared to talk about the time and timetables!

Culture · 19. septiembre 2019
“Back to school” is known today as the time when children and teenagers start the new academic year. It involves the purchase of material, registration, etc. In Spain, the academic year runs from September until June. Therefore, “La vuelta al cole” is in September. Here you have a post with information about the education system in Spain.

Language · 06. septiembre 2019
Are you familiar with the ground rules of the Spanish accent marks? Do you have problems with them? Here you have a short post with the basic accent rules.

Food & Drink · 29. agosto 2019
Most of you have already heard about or tasted the wine of Rioja. It has a long history going back to the Middle Ages and it is very popular in Spain. This summer, I spend a week in the regions where the vineyards grow, visited several wineries, learned about how they produce the wine, enjoyed the food, the scenery, and visited marvellous monuments. Practice your Spanish reading skills with a text describing characteristics of the wine and the region. Learn vocabulary about wine and tourism.

Food & Drink · 22. julio 2019
The summer in south Spain is hot and you feel like drinking refreshing things. The "horchata" one of the favourite summer drinks. In Valencia they even have a commemorative day for it: on the 6th July the “Día de la horchata i la chufa de Valencia” is celebrated in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. Here you have some information about this delicious drink that was part of my childhood.

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