Jamon Serrano is the delectable cured Spanish ham that any visitor to Spain is sure to have encountered at one time or another. In many bars you will see these serrano hams hanging from the ceiling and also displayed prominently on a special stand known as a jamonera in the perfect position for cutting. This in itself is something of an art as … [Read more...]
Learning to speak Spanish makes a lot of economical sense as more companies than ever are looking for employees who have a knowledge of Spain and the language. A rapidly-growing market there are a lot of countries where Spanish is spoken, including Spain and Mexico and other countries in South America, and when you realise more than 500 million people worldwide can understand it then it definitely seems worth learning. If you’re interested in completing a short course then check out cheap apartment Barcelona for an economical, central place to stay and make friends with the locals at the same time. What better way is there to learn a language than staying in the country itself? Spanish is the 2nd most used language in the world, and with the US Hispanic population expected to increase by millions in the next few years there’s a huge demand for Spanish language media, TV, radio and literature, and lots of work out there for interested people. Learning Spanish is becoming increasingly important in terms of the global economy and can also play a key role in your own personal development. The Spanish have a passion for life and once you become absorbed in their language and culture, you will have it too.
It’s Calçots season once more in Catalonia, which means a couple delicious months of barbecueing green onions in the countryside. You can eat those calçots as tapas in many restaurants. A calçot is a sort of long green onion which is nice and fat in February and March – so right now! The tradition is to go to a masia, or country farmhouse … [Read more...]
Cine Verdi carrer Verdi ( Gracia area) Barcelona Website cine Verdi to look at the weekly programmation METRO Fontana or Joanic The Verdi Cine has 2 entrances, one on carrer Verdi and on on the other side, carrer Torrijos. It is near the charming Plaza Verreina where you can take a drink before of after the movie. Lots of bars and … [Read more...]
Good Wine shop : carrer de les Tres Senyores (corner with carrer del Torrent de les flors) Gracia area (Metro Joanic) There are many different kinds of cava but the Recadero is a very good one. Price 17 € in a shop. Cava Recadero Brut Nature Gran Reserva , cava from Barcelona area - Alt Penedes Website Recadero Cava Cava, a Spanish … [Read more...]
La Champagneria Calle Reina Christina Barceloneta Metro stop There is only one cocktail you can order in this bar : una botella de cava...the spanish champagne a lot more cheaper than the French one. This welknown, fun and crazy bar near the beach in Barcelona serves only a bottle of pink champagne. Each bottle comes with two tapas not … [Read more...]
The Anthony Llobet Salons slogan is: "dont let your spanish come between you and your hair"...so you can trustfully get your hair cut during your stay in this english hair salon. The friendly, London-trained stylists and beauty treatment staff come from all over ther world, which means you can explain EXACTLY what you would like and how you … [Read more...]
When you are in Barcelona and you would like to see a Spanish flamenco show we can recommend you to go to Tarantos. This small and friendly bar with flamenco decoration is situated on the famous and old Plaza Reial near the Ramblas. You´ll be sure to see very good musicians and dancers … Half an hour shows everyday at 8.30 pm, 9.30 pm and … [Read more...]