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The Best Theme Parks in Spain

by Dilek on Tuesday, January 29, 2013

When we think of Spain, we often think sun, sea, delicious tapas and flamenco. Spain however also offers some of the best theme parks in Europe , where you can discover another side of this wonderful country. Take a look at some of the fun theme parks you can visit here:… read more »

The Ancestors of Panda Resided in Spain?

by Dilek on Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A Spanish study, which was published in an international online journal, showed that the fossils of a giant panda bear were found in the northeast of Spain; in fact revealed the first panda remains outside of Asia… read more »

What's the Difference between European and Latin American Spanish?!

by John Bascombe on Thursday, May 3, 2012

Well, how long is a piece of string?! While this is a very common question amongst Spanish learners (the regional differences, not the string one I hope!), there really is no definite answer. Do Americans not understand Aussies?! Can Canadians and Brits not communicate?! It’s the same principal with Spanish; yes there are differences, but linguistic variety is the spice of life! … read more »

Barcelona Vs Madrid, and what an exciting game it will be!

by Hannah Ryan on Friday, April 20, 2012

8pm, Saturday 21st April 2012, Camp Nou . Be there, in front of a TV if needs be, but just don't miss out on a Spanish cultural phenomenon; El Cl á sico … read more »

EuroVegas Complex in Spain

by Dilek on Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Further meetings and discussions are about to come to an end about the construction of EuroVegas Complex in Spain . … read more »

Viva el Football !

by Hannah Ryan on Friday, March 23, 2012

For my first blog post I’m going to write on a subject about which I am completely ignorant; football. But since I am here in Spain to learn the language , I may as well pick up some of the culture too… read more »

A Pleasing Summer Activity: Football Camps

by Dilek on Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Football can be accepted as one of the most favourite sports in Europe and in Spain it is almost impossible not to be addicted. Young or old everyone is interested in watching games and it is very rare that anyone who misses watching “El Clasico”. Because of this huge interest football clubs offer summer camps. Football camps are specifically for children and adolescents from 6 to 18 years and there is no need to be an expert to participate in the camp , just be willing to learn more technical and tactical about the game… read more »

Let It Snow!

by Dilek on Friday, January 20, 2012

World Snow Day ( Día Mundial de la Nieve ) is an annual show which takes place as a part of the international FIS (Fédération Internationale de Ski - The International Ski Federation) campaign 'Bring Children to the Snow’ introduced in 2007. World Snow Day will be comprised of various activities, taking place simultaneously on a single weekend around the world… read more »

El Clasico - football’s greatest rivalry

by John Bascombe on Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Having been brought up in a football mad household that, if my Dad had his own way, would be a shrine to Arsenal FC, I thought I was fairly football-literate, well at least for a girl. However, coming to Spain , I soon began to realise, the fervour instilled by the Premiership is pathetic when compared with the sheer passion surrounding football’s most famous rivalry… read more »

Spain's Michelin-starred restaurants robbed

by Olivia Elson on Friday, October 14, 2011

A group of burglars who have recently been targeting Spain’s most prestigious restaurants were caught on Wednesday 12 th October. The ‘Band of Michelin Stars’ are suspected to be responsible for over a dozen robberies that took place over the summer, mainly carried out in some of the Basque country’s best known restaurants such as Arzak, Akelarre and Martín Berasatequi. These three restaurants account for half of the three-starred Michelin restaurants in Spain , and are considered to serve some of the finest Spanish cuisine available… read more »

Barcelona Victorious in the Champions League Final

by Amy Lambert on Tuesday, May 31, 2011

F.C. Barcelona won the final of the Champions League which took place on Saturday at Wembley stadium… read more »

Gran Prix in Barcelona

by Amy Lambert on Monday, May 23, 2011

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Barcelona's best bits

by Amy Lambert on Friday, March 11, 2011

This weekend I had the chance to visit Barcelona , Spain’s second biggest city and arguably one of Europe’s most spectacular places to visit. In three days there was no way I was going to have time to see everything that this wonderful city has to offer, but I was going to give it a try!… read more »

Me encanta Barcelona!

by Laura Ellis on Tuesday, October 19, 2010

When someone suggests a 10 hour bus journey (each way!) to you, most people would look terrified at the idea.. However when it gets added on that it's for a weekend in Barcelona , well then the thought starts to get really quite appealing! Having been desperate to visit this beautiful city ever since my arrival in Spain, I had pretty much deemed it impossible because of the fact that it was quite literally on the other side of the country, however a chance encounter at the bus station made this dream just a little more impossible!… read more »

Spain's high speed train sector seems well positioned to expand

by Stephen Maher on Tuesday, March 16, 2010

The New York Times reported yesterday about the success of Spain ´s high speed rail lines - AVE for Alta Velocidad, opened in 2008 - highlighting the 6 hour car ride between Madrid and Barcelona that´s cut down to 2 hr 38 min with Renfe - Spain´s national train operator… read more »

Neu in Barcelona yesterday!...(that´s snow in Catalan)

by Stephen Maher on Tuesday, March 9, 2010

It´s not unusual for snow to fall this late in the year but yesterday Barcelona was blanketed in the white stuff… read more »

Special member offer: no enrollment fee!

by Stacey on Thursday, November 26, 2009

don Quijote is offering an exclusive discount for our members:… read more »

Living Spanish in Barcelona celebration: 10% DISCOUNT OFFER!

by Stacey on Thursday, November 26, 2009

The 2009 20th anniversary of the opening of the first don Quijote school in Spain is a HUGE reason to celebrate this year!… read more »

Get 20% discount on accomodation in Barcelona!

by Stacey on Thursday, November 26, 2009

Looking to learn Spanish in a big city while also having the beach nearby? don Quijote Barcelona is an excellent destination... and you're just in luck!… read more »

Offerta speciale di natale: 2X1 in alloggio

by Stacey on Thursday, November 12, 2009

Questo natale regala notti di spagnolo. Frequenta il Corso di Natale con un amico e risparmia il 50% di alloggio! Approfitta del tuo corso di spagnolo a Natale con il tuo miglior amico o amica… read more »

Book your 2009 course online and save Enrollment Fee or Accomodation Fee!

by Stacey on Friday, October 30, 2009

Is studying Spanish abroad your goal for 2009? Then get ready for a lucky year of Spanish learning! From now until November 27, you'll get:… read more »

12-weeks of Spanish for 1.536 Euros!

by Stacey on Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Learn Spanish for just 1536€ by booking a 12-week Intensive Course in Barcelona , Madrid , Salamanca , or Valencia ! You'll save 384€* from the regular intensive course price and enjoy your stay anytime in 2009! … read more »

Spanish in Barcelona for 20% less!

by Stacey on Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Barcelona is possibly the most famed Spanish city around the world because of its design, fashion, history, modernity, gastronomy, beach and arts. So what better place to enhance your Spanish skills with an Intensive course , Super-Intensive course or Spanish Talk course than this cosmopolitan city?… read more »

Videos of don Quijote's Summer Camps!

by Stacey on Monday, June 8, 2009

Our Summer Camp programs in Barcelona , Salamanca , Sevilla , Madrid , Granada , Valencia , Guanajuato and Marbella (with 3 camps: Albergue , Alborán , Aleman !) perfectly coordinate your child’s class schedule with social and leisure activities they will enjoy participating in as they are immersed learning a language that would last them a lifetime… read more »

Save on your Summer Camp experience with no enrollmente fee!

by Stacey on Monday, May 11, 2009

Save on your Summer Camp experience in 2 simple steps! … read more »

Grand opening of our new Barcelona school!

by Stacey on Tuesday, October 14, 2008

We've moved! Our school in the exciting and stylish city of Barcelona has opened its doors… to a brand new spacious, state-of-the-art building! Our building is located on calle Mallorca 27, in the heart of the L’Eixample District. It’s 10 minutes from the Plaza de España, 10 minutes from the Plaza de Catalunya and within walking distance of the bustling Gran Via. An unbeatable location!… read more »