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The Castles of Spain

by Dilek on Wednesday, February 27, 2013

According to the RAE (Royal Academy of Spanish,) the definition of castillo (castle, fortress) is: a place surrounded by walls for defense. Castles are not only former residences of kings and nobles, they also present images of the cities in which they are located. Spain, with its well-preserved, splendid castles, is a like living museum, where visitors can experience the country’s rich history and culture… read more »

Spain Heading to a New Year after Successful 2012

by Dilek on Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Spain has gone through tough times for the last few years. The crisis is the main topic of the conversations and Spaniards have heard the word strike many times. It is just a phase that will pass and gone and in the meantime everyone is crossing their fingers, keeping a positive mindset with better ideas and looking for a brighter future… 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 »

The Best Novels of Latin American Boom

by Dilek on Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The Boom Movement in Latin America could be the turning point that lead to an innovation in literature. Between 1960’s and 1970’s, Latin America was suffering from the authoritarian military regimes and most of the writers had to leave their countries. Their literary works became the voice and the protest of their people… read more »

No Latin Princess for Disney?

by Dilek on Tuesday, November 06, 2012

At the end of last year, Disney announced a new character that represents the Latin community: Princess Sofia ! Yet the arguments have not stopped since two weeks ago with the first debut of the movie which is called “Sofia the First Once Upon A Princess”… read more »

Spanish Halloween, Truco o Trato?

by Dilek on Tuesday, October 30, 2012

It is time again for a spooky atmosphere and to be scared, and absolutely waiting for candies. Spain is also ready to dress up their most terrifying costumes to celebrate Halloween (La Noche de Brujas) … read more »

Read Comics to Learn Spanish

by Dilek on Tuesday, October 23, 2012

To learn Spanish by reading comics and improve yourself in such a short time is not a dream and %100 fun guaranteed. Some students are good at recalling what they hear, some what they write, and some of them what they read. The last group is usually better at learning a language with visual aid, and comics might be the perfect material for them to study Spanish … read more »

USA! Ready For A Lil’ Bit Of Spain In Autumn?

by Dilek on Thursday, October 04, 2012

Have you ever heard Spain once was the host of dozens of Hollywood movies including Cleopatra and Sergio Leone’s Spaghetti Westerns? Or are you a big fan of Spain but don’t know much about its culture? If you are living in USA, you will get what you want related to Spain this autumn… read more »

Fun Facts about Spain!

by John Bascombe on Wednesday, May 30, 2012

With powerful images of bullfighting , flamenco and sizzling paella on the beach, many people know of Spain. And more still know of Spain’s rich culture, from Picasso to Almodóvar , Gaudí to Barcelona FC . Added to all the news coverage about the difficult economic situation, there is a lot of information about Spain flooding the media at the moment. But! Did you know… … read more »

A Spanish Phenomenon - Gran Hermano

by Dilek on Monday, May 28, 2012

If George Orwell were alive today, he would want to learn the mystery behind how Big Brother has never lost his charm amongst Spanish people and has been on duty in Spain for 12 seasons. … read more »

The Economics of Learning a Language

by Hannah Ryan on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

In this harsh economic climate, taking the time and effort to learn a language seems a silly diversion, right? WRONG! It turns out, that prospective employers really value linguistic abilities, and that appreciation translates to your paycheck!… read more »

Study Spanish in Summer Camps

by Dilek on Monday, May 14, 2012

It is time for parents to pick the right summer camp for their children and there are several summer camps for youngsters to study Spanish in Spain … read more »

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

by John Bascombe on Thursday, May 03, 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 »

Getting Used to Spanish Idioms, Easy or No?

by Dilek on Thursday, April 26, 2012

Spanish people love to use expressions in their daily life and if you have just started learning Spanish it may create some funny moments when you talk with native people. … read more »

London 2012: Going for Gold!

by John Bascombe on Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The London 2012 Olympic Games starts in exactly 100 days (and as a Londoner, I am very excited!). While preparations are still underway in England, athletes everywhere are getting ready for the biggest sporting competition in the world. The Juegos Olímpicos promise to be a very exciting event, and here are some Spanish speaking athletes to look for, all with great chances for that medalla de oro !… 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 »

Spain on Strike

by Hannah Ryan on Thursday, March 29, 2012

Today, there is a strike all over Spain. (Since I’m writing this at work, you can probably tell that I’m not joining in!)… read more »

The Holy Week in Spain

by Dilek on Monday, March 26, 2012

Easter holidays are lived with passion and excitement and it is a real joy to see the celebration of the Holy Week with Spanish traditions in every place… 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 »

Everything You Want To Know About DELE

by Dilek on Thursday, March 22, 2012

The DELE diploma is an official qualification demonstrating Spanish competence that is internationally recognized in academic and business areas for non-native Spanish speakers… read more »

Las Fallas - The Bonfire of Valencia

by Dilek on Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Spring has come and there is a bunch of things you can enjoy in this wonderful weather. One of the things you can do in Spain , is to check out "Las Fallas" in Valencia … read more »

Hellos and Goodbyes in Spanish

by Dilek on Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Often foreigners have doubts or hesitations when they greet or meet someone in Spain. Should they give a kiss on the cheek? Is it appropriate to give hugs?… 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 »

Make A Surprise on Valentine's Day

by Dilek on Thursday, February 09, 2012

You can sense it’s time again for roses, chocolates, candies, hearts in pink or red colors and love is in the air to warm everyone in these freezing days. Valentine’s Day or Día de San Valentin in Spanish, is one of the most special day widely celebrated all throughout the world. It is an ideal time to show your interest and love either in traditional ways or in your own original way… 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 »

Surprising Spanish inventions!

by John Bascombe on Monday, December 05, 2011

When most people think of the greatest Spanish contributions to the world, perhaps the most immediate things to spring to mind are flamenco music , tapas , and siestas. The Spaniards are not famed for the inventors. Painters , writers and poets perhaps; but it is a little known fact that Spain is responsible for some incredibly important, and some rather wacky innovations. Here is a rundown of 10 of the most significant and some of the most unusual inventions to come from Spain :… read more »

Studying in Salamanca- a student's standpoint

by John Bascombe on Thursday, November 24, 2011

There are obvious benefits to studying Spanish . The fact that it is the world’s second most widely spoken language, in terms of native speakers, is reason enough for most people to try their hand at it. And with an ever increasing presence on a global scale, knowledge of Spanish is an incredibly useful tool that can offer speakers a range of employment opportunities… read more »

The Hermitage in the Prado

by John Bascombe on Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Yesterday marked the first day of the fantastic ‘ The Hermitage in the Prado ’, the biggest cultural project yet between Spain and Russia… 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 »

Spanish Monarchs in British History

by Amy Lambert on Friday, June 24, 2011

This year’s Royal wedding was proof of how much the Brits (and the rest of the world it seems!) love their royal family. But did you know that throughout the long history of Britain’s monarchy a few Spaniards have been in there too?… read more »

Spanish people amongst the Happiest in the World!

by Amy Lambert on Tuesday, April 12, 2011

According to a study done by the Coca Cola Institute, the Spanish people are amongst the happiest throughout the world!… read more »

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 »

Spanish across the world

by Amy Lambert on Thursday, February 24, 2011

Did you know that over 300 million people in the world speak Spanish as their first language?… read more »

Is your saffron made in Spain? Might want to look again...

by Kimberly on Monday, January 31, 2011

You may be asking, "What is saffron?" … read more »

STOLEN: A truck full of artwork worth 5 Million Euros!

by Kimberly on Thursday, December 02, 2010

Forget winning the "El Gordo" Spanish Christmas Lottery , three hooded thieves made off with 5 million Euros worth of valuable artwork in Getafe, in the Autonomous Community of Madrid … read more »

Christmas is coming!

by Laura Ellis on Monday, November 29, 2010

For me back in England, one of the biggest indicators of the arrival of the Christmas season is the Coca Cola TV advert, and thus upon receiving a message from my sister last night about said advert, I felt it only right that the preparations for my holiday season begin!… read more »

Who says it doesn't get cold in Spain

by Kimberly on Friday, November 26, 2010

Low temperatures, wind, and snow have 29 provinces in 12 autonomous communities of Spain in alert. Learn about Spanish Regions here… read more »

UNESCO Intangible Heritage in Spain

by Olivia Elson on Monday, November 22, 2010

UNESCO have recently been updating their ‘Intangible Heritage’ list, which recognises the value of special traditions and customs from across the globe, be they theatrical, musical, culinary…… read more »

Spain - Breaking Ground in Organ Regeneration

by Kimberly on Thursday, November 04, 2010

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Making sleep a competition!

by Laura Ellis on Wednesday, October 27, 2010

I for one don't think I get enough sleep, and often as the alarm sounds in the morning I attempt to have just 5 more minutes of snooze time, normally therefore leading to a rush to get ready… read more »

Importing Halloween Traditions to Salamanca

by Kimberly on Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Spaniards don't technically celebrate Halloween, but as with most commercial American holidays, every year the Halloween atmosphere grows in Spain , and you can see shops decorated in orange and black as well as some people/kids dressed up in costumes… read more »

The Search Begins for 2011’s Spanish Young Chef of the Year!

by Olivia Elson on Monday, October 18, 2010

It’s no secret that Spanish food rates among the world’s best cuisines – wherever you are, you’ll never be far from a restaurant serving Spanish-inspired fare or using Spain’s famously fresh and tasty produce… read more »

World Cup Fever Returns to Salamanca

by Olivia Elson on Friday, October 08, 2010

Arriving in Salamanca at the beginning of July, I was lucky enough to be here for Spain’s momentous World Cup win . With the Plaza Mayor buzzing, the city centre packed full of people celebrating and partying through the night, it’s no wonder that recent football-related events in Salamanca have been drawing in enormous crowds once again… read more »

Spain Sporting Successes Continue!

by Olivia Elson on Monday, October 04, 2010

Last Saturday saw huge progress for women’s basketball in Spain as they won the bronze medal at the FIBA World Championships. Although they were beaten by the USA in the semi-finals, the Spanish team concluded the bronze-medal winning match on a score of 77 – 68, beating their Belarussian opponents by a comfortable margin… read more »

Mexican and Spanish 2011 Oscar Nominations for Best Foreign Film

by Kimberly on Tuesday, September 28, 2010

The 83rd Academy Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, February 27, 2011 in Hollywood… read more »

Hello from your new editor

by Kimberly on Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Hello to everyone!… read more »

Who else wants to go to Summer Camp in Spain!?

by Stephen Maher on Thursday, February 25, 2010

If you sign up before March 30th, we will give you 15% off the regular Summer Camp price!… 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 »

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 »

Letter from a don Quijote student to a Salamanca newspaper

by Stacey on Monday, November 23, 2009

We are very proud to announce that “ La Gaceta de Salamanca ,” a local newspaper in Salamanca, recently published in November 2009 a letter written ( in Spanish! ) by a don Quijote student … 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 »

2010 courses at 2009 prices!

by Stacey on Friday, October 23, 2009

One great way to get to know a place the way only locals know it is by experiencing it thoroughly when learning Spanish. If you want to discover Spanish, then this is your chance: sign up to take a Spanish course in 2010 -and pay 2009 prices! Don't let this opportunity pass you by!… read more »

12-weeks of Spanish for 1.536 Euros!

by Stacey on Tuesday, September 01, 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 »

Upcoming registration for November 2009 DELE exams

by Stacey on Thursday, August 20, 2009

Remember that the upcoming registration for the November 2009 DELE exams is starting! Visit www.dele.org to find out more about the DELE qualifications, registration requirements, payment information and other important information… read more »

Emma Ferrer participates in don Quijote's Spanish programs!

by Stacey on Monday, August 03, 2009

16-year old Emma Ferrer is studying Spanish in our summer camp in Granada and very kindly agreed to answer a few interview questions for donQuijote.org . Oh, and did we mention that she’s the granddaughter of legendary actress Audrey Hepburn and multifaceted actor Mel Ferrer? … read more »

Spanish in Madrid for 15% less!

by Stacey on Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Are you eager to learn Spanish in a city full of centuries-old history? Then Madrid, the capital of Spain since the XVII century and the center of Spanish culture, is the perfect destination for you! Explore Madrid and learn Spanish with a 15% discount on our Intensive course , Super-Intensive course or Spanish Talk course. … read more »

Spanish in Barcelona for 20% less!

by Stacey on Wednesday, July 08, 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 »

Cervantes Institute to celebrate world's first

by Stacey on Wednesday, June 17, 2009

June 20th, 2009 marks the first annual Día del español "Spanish Language Day" celebration in all of the Instituto Cervantes branches throughout the world. The purpose of this day is to establish a meeting point for Spanish speakers and to increase the visibility of the Spanish language, validating it as aninternational means of communication. An event to be enjoyed by the whole family family and visitors, Instituto Cervantes has organized a series of activities around Spanish words, their diversity and how they are perceived which begin at 11am local time of each branch… read more »

Salamanca Offer: Accomodation and Spanish Course for 399 euros a week!

by Stacey on Thursday, June 11, 2009

The anniversary celebrations in Salamanca are not over yet!… read more »

Videos of don Quijote's Summer Camps!

by Stacey on Monday, June 08, 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 »

Special 20th Anniversary Offer: 15% OFF on any Spanish Course!

by Stacey on Wednesday, June 03, 2009

The celebrations keep on happening at don Quijote...!… read more »

Save 20% on your Spanish Courses in Valencia

by Stacey on Wednesday, May 27, 2009

This summer is all about learning Spanish in a warm, coastal Mediterranean city where the sun always shines and the nightlife goes on forever... Valencia for 20% less! … read more »

USA colleges return to Salamanca in 2009 for the 12th consecutive year!

by Stacey on Monday, May 25, 2009

U.S.A. students during their 3 month stay in Salamanca from Feb-May 2009... … read more »

Spanish in Granada - one week free!

by Stacey on Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Spend more time in Granada this summer... for a lot less! Immerse yourself in the Spanish language and discover the history behind Granada's rich Moorish past:… read more »

Learn Spanish and dance Flamenco in Madrid and Granada

by Stacey on Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Flamenco is a genuine Spanish art; to be more precise - a genuine Southern Spanish art… read more »

Discover our Spanish and Latin Culture section!

by Stacey on Monday, March 09, 2009

We are proud to announce the updating and translating of our Spanish and Latin culture section... You can now read all of the English texts in Spanish and vice versa! … read more »

Celebrate spring in Valencia with 15% discount on accommodation

by Stacey on Thursday, March 05, 2009

Celebrate the arrival of spring with Las Fallas in Valencia this month:… read more »

UK students learn Spanish in Salamanca

by Stacey on Tuesday, February 17, 2009

In March of 2008, 4 students of England's Lincoln Minster School had a week-long Spanish immersion experience in don Quijote Salamanca . … read more »

"Spanish" is no problem here in salamanca

by Stacey on Monday, February 09, 2009

Fragment taken from original article (in German) by Jutta Christoph for mallorcazeitung.es … read more »

Cultural Agenda ¿Qué pasa en...?

by Stacey on Monday, February 09, 2009

Activities and Excursions in don Quijote schools Want to take up a dance class? Interested in watching a movie? Take a complementary Spanish culture course or go on an excursion. Consult the agenda and start planning your after-class cultural activities!… read more »

Special Offer: Carnaval de Tenerife

by Stacey on Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Sign up for a 2-week Intensive Spanish course in the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife and participate in the second largest carnival in the world after Rio de Janeiro’s!… read more »

don Quijote is now in Facebook

by Stacey on Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Social networking sites are setting the pace when it comes to making it easier for companies to get closer to their fans on the web. We’ve caught on to the trend and are proud to announce don Quijote has launched its own Facebook page!… read more »

Our 2009 Spanish course prices are now available!

by Stacey on Thursday, November 06, 2008

We have just finished uploading our 2009 price list on our website!… read more »

A don Quijote student wins Instituto Cervantes' Spanish short story contest!

by Stacey on Wednesday, October 22, 2008

On June 25 of 2008, the Cervantes Institute in Paris organized a short story contest...and we are proud to announce that the winning story was The Enchanted Book by Françoise Corbillon-Epelboin -- a don Quijote student! … 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 »

Special Offer: Study Spanish in Mexico!

by Stacey on Thursday, September 25, 2008

Experience the exotic culture of Mexico while you learn Spanish … read more »

Felipe's study abroad experience: 8 weeks of learning Spanish

by Stacey on Monday, July 21, 2008

Felipe Petri spent 8 weeks studying Spanish in don Quijote Madrid . This is his story, in his own words... … read more »

Jumpstart your in-country learning – with 4 months free access to our online Spanish course!

by Stacey on Sunday, July 13, 2008

We believe from la cabeza to los pies that you will best learn Spanish by living Spanish. Okay, and you’ll have a lot more fun, too… read more »

don Quijote Salamanca School in print

by Stacey on Tuesday, July 01, 2008

don Quijote is BEAMING with pride!… read more »

Courses in Spain for the official DELE certification

by Stacey on Monday, June 23, 2008

The D.E.L.E. (Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera) is an internationally recognized diploma of great value if you want to study at a Spanish University or if you are going to work in a Spanish-speaking environment… read more »

Free Spanish literary text online

by Stacey on Friday, May 16, 2008

Spanish Reading aficionados and lovers of anything Spanish: listen up!… read more »

The Spanish event of the year: Expo Zaragoza

by Paqui on Monday, May 05, 2008

The event of the year in Spain will undoubtedly be the international exhibition to be held in Zaragoza from June 14th to September 14th… read more »

Living Semana Santa in Spain

by Paqui on Tuesday, March 18, 2008

The Holy week ( Semana Santa in Spanish) has begun and we have already seen the first Processions in the steets of Spanish cities… read more »

Want to study and work in Spain??

by Celine on Friday, February 22, 2008

Check out this super opportunity for you. … read more »

Interview in Canal Malaga TV

by Paqui on Friday, September 21, 2007

Learning to speak Spanish is an important challenge for many foreign residents living in Spain's Costa del Sol. Here is an interview in Canal Malaga Television with some interesting options for learning Spanish while living in the Costa del Sol… read more »

Are you subscribed to our Monthly Newsletter?

by Paqui on Wednesday, September 19, 2007

don Quijote's monthly newsletter is free and full of useful information, subscribe now and receive every month our newsletter in English and Spanish with..… read more »

Autumn in Andalusia

by Paqui on Friday, September 07, 2007

Make this Autumn an unforgetable one, come to Spain and enjoy wonderful Andalusia. We propose you to take a two-week Spanish course in the amazing city of Granada, one of the only 20 finalist cities selected for the New 7 Wonders of the World contest… read more »

The first day in Spain

by Paqui on Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Here is a great video of our students in their first day at don Quijote Spanish school in Salamanca … read more »

Video: don Quijote in the Spanish news

by Paqui on Tuesday, July 17, 2007

don Quijote's school in Salamanca was recently on the news in the Spanish television because it was chosen as the location for a curious reality show of the Finnish television . In this contest participants have one month to learn Spanish in Spain. Every week they have to show their improvements in the mastery of the language and complete challenges and games in Spanish. Contestants lived with Spanish host families and attended don Quijote school every day. People of all ages participated in the contest to win a holiday in Spain… read more »

don Quijote channel in Youtube

by Paqui on Friday, June 29, 2007

We keep on working to bring to you a bit of Spain, a bit of Latin America and a lot of Spanish language and culture . … read more »

7 reasons to love Spain

by Paqui on Friday, August 05, 2005

Ambience : Spain is perfect for relaxing. People do it all the time. Before work, bars & cafes are filled with people sipping their "cafes con leche" (coffee with milk) enjoying their mornings. In the mid-afternoon they take their lunch breaks, or "siestas", and enjoy a leisurely couple-hour long break eating then either napping, chatting with friends, or catching up on some shopping. After work and the errands are run, it is time for a "cafe" or a "cerveza" (beer) outside of one of the local cafes with friends or family. ¡Salud!… read more »