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: Catedral de Córdoba

The Cathedral in Córdoba, also often referred to as La Mezquita, is actually a two-for-one deal as you get to see a proper Catholic cathedral insight a Moorish mosque! It is a site that shouldn’t be missed during your wanderings in Spain.

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Soñando Sunday: Día de Andalucía

With so many local festivals in Spain, it is sometimes hard to keep track of what each one means. Today we are diving into one of the most important holidays in southern Spain: Día de Andalucía.

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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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