“A ver si tomamos algo” is perhaps the most ambiguous sentence in the Spanish language. Roughly translated as “Maybe we could have a drink together some day,” it
Here’s a fun fact you probably didn’t know: over 25% of the area within Madrid’s city limits is a nature reserve. Here’s another one: we have one of
Here’s something I found here in the barrio. Nice ad, huh? “Spain needs que you hables inglés de verdad.” Yes, right here in Madrid, Wall Street Institute is making their
Spanish Christmas never seems to end: here in Spain, the Christmas season actually extends past the 6th of January, when Spaniards celebrate Epiphany. The evening of the 5th
It looks like they’ve cleaned this up by now, but at this time yesterday, the whole sidewalk outside my building was blocked by trash, and part of the
Can you spot the seven differences between American high school teachers and Spanish high school teachers? It’s easy… Just read on: American High School Teacher Of course you’re
Yesterday was the 3rd General Strike of the current crisis. I went to work because honestly, I don’t want to go to protests, and staying home to watch
Typical Spanish outfits, at the Trashumancia, October 2012. Madrid, Spain.
Old man in shepherd outfit with “bota” (old-school Spanish wineskin). Trashumancia, Madrid, October 2012. Note: Spanish people don’t usually dress like this, in case you’re wondering.
Black sheep knows what’s up. Trashumancia Madrid, October 28, 2012.