SPAIN: AT BREAKING POINT? A political and economic analysis for 2013 IBERIANS OF THE YEAR: The most influential people and groups of 2012

Archives

Home » Culture You are browsing entries tagged with “Culture”

Joana Vasconcelos

Joana Vasconcelos

Lisbon-based artist Joana Vasconcelos has had a year to remember, becoming the first woman to show her work at the Palace of Versailles and taking on what she described as “the most fascinating challenge” of an already remarkable career.

December 4th, 2012 | Posted in Iberians 2012 | Read More »

Understanding Spanish culture

Spanish culture

From siestas to time management, tapas to the heat and the hugging, here’s our brief guide to help prepare you for understanding the Spanish culture.

August 30th, 2011 | Posted in Expats, Spain Expat | Read More »

Bullfighting’s Catalan accent

In Catalonia, bullfighting could soon be banned if a motion manages to get through the regional legislature. But with nationalist sentiment running high, the debate currently raging on this issue is about much more than just animal rights.

March 18th, 2010 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

If language be the food of understanding, talk on

“Why are you interested in learning Arabic?” the teacher probed. It was a question intended to get us talking, to introduce ourselves and explain why we had chosen to give up two hours of our lives twice a week to sit in a drab high school classroom in Palma de Mallorca. For travel, said some […]

January 16th, 2010 | Posted in Culture | Read More »

Recently Commented

  • Tim: From my point of view, girls working in a brothel are not forced,...
  • tom scott: sorry, but after having known someone for only one evening you...
  • tom scott: really stupid article! of course there are other options! the fact...
  • Matt: I am English and my girlfriend is from Madrid. My girlfriend’s ex...
  • betty: I hope that these comments will be read by new afa press applicants....