Learning Spanish hasn’t felt as daunting as my lame attempt at Vietnamese. I’m no longer being slapped for pronouncing paella incorrectly, either. This is an added bonus. One I’m grateful for.Read more »
Do you remember when you first started learning a language?
For me, it was exciting. I’d just started secondary school. Language classes were so different from lessons at primary school. I’d been curious about other countries and cultures since I went on my first holiday to Italy at age three.
Between moving to a new town and starting a business, I didn’t think now was the ideal time to learn Spanish. I’m not the most organized at the best of times. I worried that learning a language would only add to my seemingly never-ending to-do list. I imagined I’d be totally stressed out trying to do a hundred things at once.Read more »
Each year, Spain’s La Tomatina festival falls on the final Wednesday of August. The festival sees around 150,000 tomatoes being thrown in the streets of Buñol, and although many people will have heard of this food fight, few are aware of what it actually entails.Read more »