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Peregrina !​

Rucksack scrupulously packed and re-packed countless times, weighed 7kg, walking boots on, passport in hand, the time had come for my pilgrimage, even though I feel as if I’ve been on my personal journey… 1,316 more words

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Five Funny and Useful Modismos (Idioms) to Learn if You Are Planning to Visit Spain!

by Laima A. & Díaz Vepstas, CAPS Spanish and Portuguese Tutors

1. Costar un ojo de la cara. (Literal translation: to cost an eye of your face). 544 more words


The House of Paper by Carlos Maria Dominguez

The House of Paper, by Carlos Maria Dominguez and translated by Peter Sis

There are some terms I never use to describe books. Important for example. 977 more words


Title Pick: Heretics by Leonardo Padura

Inspector Mario Conde is back in a sweeping novel of art theft, anti-semitism and family tragedy.  From Cuba during WWII to 17th Century Amsterdam and back to Havana today. 405 more words

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Learning Foreign Languages in Greece

What do most school children have in common in my country? It’s the fact that they don’t only learn Greek but one or two foreign languages as well. 131 more words


Spanish PM asks Catalan leader to 'act sensibly'

MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy appealed to Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to “act sensibly” on Wednesday, as a government deadline approached for the northeastern region to renounce a bid for independence.