Post Tagged with: "Spain"

3 Reasons To Visit Spain

December 16, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
3 Reasons To Visit Spain

Spain is one of the top destinations in Europe to go on holiday and there is a very simple reason why: You can do almost any activity there – to excess. The following list contains three reasons why you should definitely consider a trip to Spain no matter what your interests are. […]

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PortAventura, Salou, Spain

June 22, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
PortAventura, Salou, Spain

What To Do Salou is located in the north of Spain and if a great place for a holiday. Salou can make a good holiday for anyone whether its  family or a couple as there are things to do for  family and people of all ages. Salou is known for […]

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Forging a Sense of Self in Another Tongue

March 28, 2014 4:06 pm1 comment
Forging a Sense of Self in Another Tongue

When I packed a suitcase and took myself out towards Madrid, it was with trepidation. Having not spoken Spanish for several years, I knew that communication and language for me was to change beyond my control. Language, of course, plays a significant role in shaping identity, and so it was […]

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Israel, Palestine and Ethnicity

February 25, 2014 1:35 pm0 comments
Israel, Palestine and Ethnicity

Note; Haaretz has premium status for some articles, meaning that, after some time, material may not be available to viewers unless they pay a subscription fee. This is why I may paraphrase a lot so as to respect their material.  The Israeli national newspaper, Haaretz, has published an article reporting on changes […]

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Book review: “El Maestro Del Prado” by Javier Sierra

August 21, 2013 6:25 pm0 comments

  Madrid, 1990: an art-loving student comes across a mysterious “master” who aims to reveal to him the secrets hidden behind the paintings kept in the Museo del Prado. From Botticelli to Bosch, from Titian to Bruegel, the enigmatic master brings the classical interpretation of the works into question, venturing […]

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Has Guardiola made the right choice?

July 1, 2013 1:33 pm0 comments
Has Guardiola made the right choice?

Last Monday, Josep Guardiola was officially introduced as the new manager of FC Bayern Munich. A keenly anticipated moment since his appointment on 16 January 2013, everyone was waiting for him in great expectation. But has Guardiola made the right choice? Jupp Heynckes set very high standards last season with […]

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Matador slays the bull – Alonso wins Spanish GP

May 17, 2013 2:20 pm0 comments
Matador slays the bull – Alonso wins Spanish GP

Already a living legend in sporting circles, Fernando Alonso took another step into history books this afternoon, with his 33rd career victory in front of a fanatical and adoring home crowd. Over 120,000 people packed into the Circuit De Catalunya to watch their hero do battle with Kimi Raikkonen and […]

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Mourinho’s Loss is Moyes’s Gain

May 16, 2013 3:20 pm0 comments
Mourinho’s Loss is Moyes’s Gain

Whichever way you look at it, Manchester United have gone for sensible instead of brilliant. Slow and steady instead of guaranteed trophies. But, exactly, why wouldn’t any club snap up an available Jose Mourinho? The self-styled ‘Special One’ has never made his admiration for United’s outgoing manager, or the club, […]

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