Category: Spanish culture


Celebrating 10 years of Speekee!

There’s no great fanfare over here at Speekee Central but we’re quietly proud of the achievement: 10 years in operation! I still remember quite vividly the wildly creative brainstorming process in early 2006 – those reams...


Once a Foreigner, always a Foreigner?

Chris Tarrant is a British TV presenter who first became a household name via a children’s programme called Tiswas. “Madcap mayhem” for children, on the set of Tiswas In later years he would present the...


I, Guiri

Here in Andalusia Spring doesn’t always come early. This year, after a Winter which seemed not to exist, the weather became unsettled and cool in March, those conditions lasting until very recently. Then Wham!...


Spain’s new Eurovision song is entirely in English. So what?!

For the first time ever a song written entirely in English is to represent Spain at the Eurovision song contest after viewers of state broadcaster RTVE and a celebrity jury earlier this week picked...


El Clásico: When the two biggest Spanish football clubs meet

There’s no more eagerly anticipated fixture in the Spanish club football calendar than FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid, or Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona (to avoid appearing biased in favour of the team mentioned...

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A Guide to the Coasts of Spain’s Mainland

Is it time to blast away those Winter blues and plan your Summer holiday to Spain? Our guide to the coasts of Spain’s mainland is designed to help you make your choice. Enjoy! Costa...

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