Learning Spanish: Getting Over Feeling Embarrassed
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Learning Spanish: Getting Over Feeling Embarrassed

One of my biggest struggles in perfecting my Spanish is overcoming feelings of embarrassment and shyness when practicing the language. I thought that would go away once I became proficient at the language but that’s definitely NOT the case, sadly. Let me preface this by saying I do speak good Spanish. I work as a … Continue reading

Spanish Protests: The N14 Vaga General in Barcelona
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Spanish Protests: The N14 Vaga General in Barcelona

This Wednesday, Barcelona participated in the worldwide November 14 General Strike. It’s been about a year and a half since the indignados movement really took off here and there have been tons of Barcelona protests in 2012, so what’s changed? Well, here’s what happened on Wednesday’s strike.  The whole city was eerily quiet in the … Continue reading