“Feria de Abril”, attention to flamenco dance

After the festivities of early spring, las Fallas, it was time for the Feria de Abril in Seville over the past two weeks. You can also find ferias in other parts of Spain, but especially in the south, this is accompanied by flamenco music. Along the entire coastline,...

By the side of the road in Tossa de Mar

An ode to the fishermen of the town of Tossa de Mar It’s a common sight along the coastline of Spain. The image of a woman waiting for the fisherman’s return. This statue in Tossa depicts a woman mending the nets. It’s a traditional local activity...

How do you work on your own Bildung?

How do you work on your own self-development? That is, how do you discover your own characteristics and let go of traits that (still) do not suit you but receive a lot of attention in today’s society? Joep Dohmen made us aware of this beautifully during his...

Article about Spanish as a TOP subject in primary school

The article discusses, among other things, the ‘innate language ability’ of children. They are exceptionally skilled at discovering the correct grammatical rules. It is ‘innate’ because it is inherent to all people worldwide. It is a...

Color in Spanish Culture

In Spanish culture, it seems that there is much more presence of color compared to Northern European countries. Through my explorations, I’ve come across several remarkable elements from the culture of Spain. Let’s focus on Spain, although Latin American...