Posts in Dani
Making Mistakes, but Just Wanting to Move on

One of the most frustration aspects of practicing a non-native language is how your mistakes can often be honed in on while your point is overlooked. In terms of having successful communication, I believe it’s often best to recognize mistakes but also move on.

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Soñando Sunday: Gibraltar

Are you in the south of Spain and looking for a day-trip that allows you to escape into the English language while being surrounded with cool historic sites, caves, and naughty monkeys? Perhaps Gibraltar is the place for you!

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Life with Visitors is Different

Try as I may, I simply can’t live out my ‘normal life’ when I have visitors! It’s not an inherently bad thing, but certainly something we all need to recognize and come to terms with in our own ways. Thus, I’m sharing some personal insights on the topic.

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Soñando Sunday: Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Did you know that the Carnaval celebration in Santa Cruz de Tenerife is second to only the Carnaval celebration in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil? We’ve got all the basics covered to help you understand this important festival in Spain’s Canary Islands.

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Soñando Sunday: Antoni Gaudí

Antoni Gaudí is perhaps the most prolific architect from Spain. If you’re visiting Barcelona (or a few other places around Cataluña and the rest of Spain) you’ll want to know his story, influences, and legacy!

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Coming to Terms with "No Pasa Nada"

When I first arrived in Spain I was enamored with their laid-back “no pasa nada” attitude but as time has gone on it’s become more difficult to embrace. Today I’m fessing up to the ways in which I’ll never “be no pasa nada” and why.

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Learn Spanish: When Do I Use 'Usted?'

Choosing between the formal ‘usted’ and informal ‘’ pronouns is harder than you may think—especially because the interpretation of what is formal and informal is both subjective and cultural. Read on to learn about the interpretation of this in Spain.

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