• cartagena
    18 July, 2014

    The Summer of Colombian Slang

    Why is this the summer of Colombian slang? As I mentioned in my last post on cringe-worthy Spanish mistakes, to study a language is to keep learning....
  • funny spanish mistakes
    10 July, 2014

    7 of My Cringe-Worthy Spanish Mistakes

    Language learning is a long, arduous process of aligning concepts, words, and registers. Slip up with one of these three categories, and you’ll ...
  • Platea1
    3 July, 2014

    Platea, “Espacio Gourmet” in...

     One of Platea’s many bars With an endless carousel of pop-up markets, rutas de tapas, gin and tonic routes, and other food-based ventures, Ma...
  • Picotas3
    28 June, 2014

    Ode to Picotas (Picota Cherries)

    June, sweet June. Forget spring, summer holds the promise of renewed spirit and limitless possibilities. The days are longer and the yield is sweeter....
  • jogging
    25 June, 2014

    Characters Met While Jogging in Madrid

    Jogging in Madrid is my preferred form of exercise for many reasons: it takes very little coordination, it clears my mind, it’s NOT a team sport...
cartagena

The Summer of Colombian Slang

Why is this the summer of Colombian slang? As I mentioned in my last post on cringe-worthy Spanish mistakes, to study a language is to keep learning. And then, once you…

funny spanish mistakes

7 of My Cringe-Worthy Spanish Mistakes

Language learning is a long, arduous process of aligning concepts, words, and registers. Slip up with one of these three categories, and you’ll find your foot in your mouth. These…

Platea1

Platea, “Espacio Gourmet” in Madrid

 One of Platea’s many bars With an endless carousel of pop-up markets, rutas de tapas, gin and tonic routes, and other food-based ventures, Madrid sometimes seems as if it’s one big gastronomic…

Picotas3

Ode to Picotas (Picota Cherries)

June, sweet June. Forget spring, summer holds the promise of renewed spirit and limitless possibilities. The days are longer and the yield is sweeter. When the breeze dances with the promise of…

jogging

Characters Met While Jogging in Madrid

Jogging in Madrid is my preferred form of exercise for many reasons: it takes very little coordination, it clears my mind, it’s NOT a team sport, and–last but not least–it…

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Seeing León, Spain Through New Eyes

It´s no secret that I´m sweet on León, Spain. The city was my first Spanish home and continues to hold an allure for me. Finally, this past weekend I was…