Gin Mare with Tonic Gin Mare is as original as it is unmistakable. It speaks of the Mediterranean with botanical notes of juniper, thyme, rosemary, basil, arbequina olives and lemon and orange peel. Here are two ways to prepare a gin and tonic with Gin Mare: a) The simplest is
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Hi Dieter, after 30 years running a Spanish school offering face-to-face classes in Salamanca (ISLA), you are now the director of an online school (Inti Online Languages). So we would like to know your view on these two ways of learning a language. I’m sure you have been asked this
Hi Dieter, I am thinking of studying Translation and Interpreting in Salamanca, could you give me some advice and tell me about your own experiences in particular? Of course, but bear in mind that every translator is different and that my thoughts on the industry may not apply to others.
Following my posts on Spanish and Latin American drinks, in this series I’ll talk about Spanish food. In this first post, I’ll recommend four food products that I love. Let’s start with a very Spanish product: olive oil. Puerto de Las Villas Extra Virgin Olive Oil 23310 Mogón, Villacarrillo (Jaén)
A few days ago an Australian friend asked me if I could design a route through Spain for her for approximately one month. I gave her several alternatives: a route through north, one through Andalusia, another island-hopping in the Canary Islands, and the fourth, a trip through Catalonia. In the
The fourth place on this list of my favorite villages is located in Las Hurdes, a region in the northwest of the province of Cáceres, and is called Riomalo de Arriba. This is not to be confused with Riomalo de Abajo, which is about 25 kilometers away. Interesting fact: it
Gin Vanagandr Premium gins have been in fashion for some time now.. While traditionally most of us were quite content with a gin and tonic made with standard brands like MG or Larios, occaisonally pushing the boat out with Gin Rives or the legendary Fockink, today times have moved on.
Zahara de la Sierra is, for me, the most beautiful of Andalucía’s famous “Pueblos Blancos”, the picturesque white villages which dot the provinces of Malaga and Cádiz. I recommend you do part of “La ruta de los pueblos blancos” (The route of the white towns) taking in Setenil de las
We’ve landed in Ibiza. It all starts on the journey there. Everyone on that plane feels exactly the same. Dead excited. Bathed in a happy glaze which says they are a couple of gears up from normal life. We all know they’ll morph into the Walking Dead on the journey
2. Guetaria (Province of Guipúzcoa) In the 1980s I used to go to the Zarautz campsite (I remember that in the summer of 1983 there were tremendous floods). We chose Zarautz because it was a party place with a lot of vice and in those days the owners or DJs
So here we go with part 2 of my “Discover these drinks” series I hope it is of your interest, and if you have any suggestions, contact me. Any input is appreciated.Please note all prices are approximate. UTHOPIA Verdejo Frizzante, 5,5º Uthopia has a low alcohol grade (5.5º), a fine
Lots of Spanish teams have nicknames but we often don’t know why they got them. I’ve picked the ones that appeal most to me as they are not derivatives of either the team’s origin, as is the case of Real Zaragoza (“maños”) and Real Valladolid (“pucelanos”), or the colour of
In each blog post I will describe one of these five: Mogarraz (Salamanca) Guetaria (Guipúzcoa) Zahara de la Sierra (Cádiz) Cadaqués (Girona) Riomalo de Arriba (Cáceres) If you’re in the mood for more, here are my runners up: Masca (Tenerife) Castellfollit (Gerona) Cudillero (Asturias) Morella (Castellón) Iznájar (Córdoba) Alquézar (Huesca)
Every three months I plan to post a list with six Spanish and Latin American alcoholic beverages. Apart from red and white wine, I’ll also include recommendations for rosé wines, sweet and fine wines, brandy, gin, piscos etc..I hope you find it interesting. Any feedback is appreciated. Bear in mind