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Who’s the Spanish Version of Your Favorite Singer? (II)

A few weeks ago we compared some of the most well-known English-language singers with some of the most well-known in the Spanish language. It was a pretty great list if we do say so ourselves, but we thought we’d give you a few more! So listen up, pump up the volume and get ready to listen to Spanish versions of…
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How to Have the Best Gap Year Abroad (just like Malia Obama)

With Malia Obama taking a year off between high school and Harvard, the phrase “gap year” has been floating around quite a bit recently. But what is a gap year really, and how can you best take advantage of this year between?
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Spain on Top: World’s Best Chefs

This will be the first article in a series about how great Spain is! We know we’re biased, but it’s actually true! There are tons of awards, best this and thats, incredible inventions, delicious products, and more, that have been awarded to or come from Spain, but which have, one way or another, been credited to other countries. Why does this happen? Well, that’s a good question, and we’ve decided it’s time to set the record straight. It’s time to put Spain back on the radar, to get Spain back on top when that’s where its rightful place lies.
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The Best Erasmus City in 2016: Madrid

Madrid is a city that sparkles, has a 90s style grunge that gives it a special kind of charm, is metropolitan and down to earth, fancy and “punky” at the same time, electric and relaxed… It is one of those places that grabs you and never lets you go; a city with a soul all its own. Movies like “El día de la bestia,” music like “Héroes del Silencio” (although they’re actually from Zaragoza – for me they are the essential soundtrack to Madrid), Alaska y Dinarama, or experiences like sitting down at a terrace in the hot sun with a very cold caña and a plate of jamón serrano give you a special look into the heart and soul of the city; tell you a little something about its essence. So it’s no wonder Madrid has been voted the best Erasmus city in 2016. But let’s take a closer look at why students love Madrid so much specifically. Here are just a few of the best reasons, a little taste, just to whet your appetite:

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Spain Inspires: The Best Books Written in Spain by Foreigners

There is nothing more evocative than a place where time seems to stand still, where the sun can shine with kindness or beat down its strong, harsh rays, where rain refreshes hot sidewalks or floods them with melancholy, where sunsets glow red with passion and dawn stains the Mediterranean sky blue.
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Who’s the Spanish Version of Your Favorite Singer?

If you have a Spanish friend it’s very likely you’ve noticed that we Spaniards tend to look for Spanish equivalents of international celebrities, artists and pop stars. We’ll say things like, “I think the Spanish Bruno Mars is Xuso Jones.” We can’t seem to help ourselves. So in case it comes up in conversation one day, take a look at some of these Spanish versions of some of the biggest international musicians out there. Ready?

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Diferencias entre los vinos andaluces

La cultura vinícola en Andalucía es una de las más importantes del mundo. Su tradición se cuenta también como una de las más antiguas, con datos desde la época de Cristo, aunque sus actuales producciones de mayor calidad derivan de los siglos XVI y XVII.

Tanta historia alrededor de la producción de vino ha fomentado una diversidad enorme entre la tipología de variedades existente, destacando por su metodología de producción y resultado final los finos, los manzanillas y los amontillados entre otros. Vemos en este artículo las principales diferencias entre ellos.

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Málaga, una belleza por descubrir

Málaga como provincia ha sido designada como capital de la Costa del Sol, sin embargo como ciudad mantiene una belleza que no tiene nada que envidiar a los atractivos destinos turísticos que pueblan de forma masiva la popular zona costera andaluza.
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Las saetas

Expresión que va más allá de lo trascendente, un llanto del alma que nace del dolor pero termina en la esperanza, un quejido que nace en los balcones para subir al cielo. Si habéis escuchado una saeta entenderéis perfectamente como hemos comenzado.
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Cosas atípicas que hacer en Fallas

Las Fallas son las fiestas de la ciudad española de Valencia más conocidas a nivel internacional. Se viven de forma intensa entre los acérrimos falleros y supone tema de debate durante prácticamente todo el año, en busca de esos días en los que el olor a pólvora, las calles cortadas y puestos de churros, buñuelos y chocolate invaden toda la ciudad.

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