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Category: Culture

Saint Patrick’s Day

Every year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart across the globe celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green. Many are awaiting this expected day in March and not even Irish pubs prepare to fill everything in green. Even in Spain people celebrate this day. Cities have different traditions but one that is same in every city is that they light their most popular monuments, fountains or lights on the street in green.

Shorter week next week - Find out why!

I don’t know if you heard already, but on 28th of February there is a very important holiday happening in Andalucia. On this day, everything is closed, people go to the streets to celebrate and put out the flags with all the pride. So let me tell you why do you have a free day at school or at work and what do people celebrate on this day!

Madrid: the capital of new experiences

If you are adventurous soul like me, then you will probably want to travel around Spain. What would be better place to visit than Madrid? The shopping street in Gran Via, Palaco Real, Palacio de Cibeles and Retiro Park are just few of the places to mention that you should definitely visit while in Madrid.

One picture tells more than million words

This week I have been searching for inspiration to write a new blog but nothing interesting came to my mind. Then i stumbled on an amazing designer Raluca Popescu. I am totally in love with her ideas! Check it out!

10+1 interesting facts about Spain and Spanish people

Once you are in Spain, you feel familiar with the country and people, because they are welcoming and they are trying to show you their country’s history and traditions. But, really, there are some interesting facts about Spain and Spanish people that you should definitely learn!

Granada: How to survive Cultural shock

Spain has an incredible diversity of its people and passions that holds the key to understanding Spain's eternal appeal. Spain surely has a lot of cities that represent Spain from different angles, so lets focus on Granada at the moment. Studying abroad gives an opportunity for students to get to know another country. It is also extremely useful to know at least some phrases in Spanish before coming here. It will help you to get around and not to feel totally lost when people speak only Spanish everywhere. Though coming for the first time to Spain might be still shocking.