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NEW evening Spanish courses in Barcelona – starting September 2022

Are you living, or planning to live, in Barcelona and think you still have some time and energy left after work, internship or (Erasmus) studies? Make your time worthwhile and come learn Spanish with...

Visit to the magic fountain

Between the Palau Nacional de Montjuïc and Avenida de la Reina Maria Cristina, the Magic Fountain was built for the 1929 Universal Exhibition by the engineer Carles Buïgas. It wasn't until the 1980s that...

Cinema session at the beach

Yesterday we grabbed some drinks and snacks and went to the Barceloneta beach to watch together the Spanish film "La vida era eso" with English subtitles. The screening was part of the very well-known "Cinema...

Our Summer tradition

Last Wednesday we resumed with our Summer tradition: a trip to the Búnkers del Carmel once per month to spend the afternoon together. The bunkers del Carmel is a viewpoint, located at the top of...

What is the Fiesta de San Juan (23 June) in Barcelona?

The Fiesta de San Juan is a special Christian night and is celebrated on the 23rd of June every year, the night before St. John’s day, which is a public holiday in Catalonia and...

Spanish ceramic workshop

Ceramics have always formed an important part of Spanish history and culture, and even today making ceramic is a therapeutic and popular way of being creative. Yesterday we had the opportunity to create our own...

Saturday biking through the city

This last Saturday we did a bike tour, in which we explored the very diverse neighbourhoods of Barcelona. In 3 hours we could see a great overview of the city. We biked along the beautiful...

A day in Tossa de Mar

This Saturday we had the opportunity to see the absolute best that Catalonia has to offer at the famous Costa Brava. Tossa de Mar, considered “the pearl of Costa Brava”, is an old fishing village...

Sant Jordi at the school

This last Friday we celebrated Sant Jordi! It's one of the most original celebrations in Catalonia, which takes place on April the 23rd, and mixes culture and romanticism, combining the celebration of the International Book...

Discovering the “castells”

The "castells" is a Catalan tradition that started between the 18th and 19th century in Valls (Tarragona), and consists of human towers, generally erected during the celebration of festivals in cities and towns of...