Venturing Into Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter As Milo explores Barcelona, he opens the door to the City’s gothic quarter. Rich in history, this ancient, picturesque enclave is a jewel of an old world set in an already vibrant crown. A real must-see for anyone in Barcelona! Barcelona’s historic Gothic Quarter, so named for its distinctive architectural […]
Crossing Boundaries with Music Georgia goes through her time in Spain and says how the mix of international music tastes really made her year worthwhile! Nothing can touch the gift that music has to bring people together, which is something I experienced more than ever during my placement year in Seville. I lived in a […]
Saying Goodbye, Saying Hello Saying goodbye to friends and not knowing when you’ll see them again is always tough. Georgia Irving explains how she dealt with doing exactly that and what the next step was when new people came in. While living abroad, I was surprised to discover that there are many things unique to […]
Combining his usual extravagance with a novel, tangential plot structure, Almodóvar’s latest drama, Parallel Mothers, promises the world.
Serena Sawyer talks through all the benefits of choosing Carmona for your next Spanish getaway; translated by Serena Sawyer. Enero – La Navidad ha terminado y estamos de vuelta al trabajo. Para la mayoría de nosotros, puede ser un mes miserable, con el tercer lunes etiquetado como “Blue Monday” o “el lunes más triste del […]
Bullfighting in the Basque Region: An Insight into a Cultural Dilemma Peter Jenkins, Foreign Correspondent in the Basque region, Spain, discusses his cultural encounters and the persistence of outdated practices like bullfighting. The Basque region of Spain is a very interesting, some might say unique, part of modern Spain. As I will be calling this […]
Online Editor Ellie Cook delves into the deeply problematic issues surrounding the Valley of the Fallen and discusses what Franco’s exhumation means for Spain’s future.
Tom Broadbent, Foreign Correspondent in Spain, decided to challenge his students to engage with macro politics. He introduces an article by one of his students, María Garcia Gálvez, discussing why Spain has not yet made the most of solar power.
“The first time I was touched without consent was at the age of 13,” remembers feminist activist, Amarna Miller. “I remember because I was wearing my green and yellow uniform, with a wool skirt that made my thighs itch when I stood against the Metro walls. An elderly man stood before me, so close that […]
International media has been captivated by the referendum for Catalonia’s independence from Spain, which finally took place on October 1 after weeks of heated national debate. Despite resistance from military police and insistence from the Spanish government that said referendum was illegal, 90% of the almost 2.3 Catalonians who voted on Sunday have elected political […]