Spanish Wine – in Oregon!

I just got back from a camping trip through Oregon. Despite a bit of rain in Eugene, we had beautiful hikes and hot springs adventures in Umpqua National Forest and in Ashland. For my fellow wine lovers out there, you probably know about the many good things coming out of the Oregon wine industry. However,Continue reading “Spanish Wine – in Oregon!”

Summer movies

Summer’s here and right now that means movie catch-up. I have a long list of films to see, especially since I can’t remember the last time I went to the movie theater! Before my three movie recommendations, a question: Do you know a student who is studying Spanish? If so, tell them about SpanishDict’s “Beca Traductor”. ThisContinue reading “Summer movies”

Primavera

After some much-needed rain here in Northern California, spring has sprung. This has been a challenging month for me so the springtime blooms and sunnier days are especially welcome. As for celebrating, I would love to take part in one of these springtime festivals one day… Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.   Semana Santa inContinue reading “Primavera”

Mi camino al español: Mallory Powers

I’m very happy to share this second feature of Mi Camino al español/My Spanish Journey! Mi Camino al español is a series in which I profile individuals who have learned Spanish as a second (or third…or fourth…) language. Read about why these inspiring people decided to learn Spanish, how they became fluent, and the ways they maintain a connection with the SpanishContinue reading “Mi camino al español: Mallory Powers”

Mi camino al español: Malika Omawale

Welcome to the first installment of Mi Camino al español/My Spanish Journey! Mi Camino al español will be a series in which I profile individuals who have learned Spanish as a second (or third…or fourth…) language. Read about why these inspiring people decided to learn Spanish, how they became fluent, and the ways they maintain a connection with the Spanish language andContinue reading “Mi camino al español: Malika Omawale”

The Spanish Table comes to SF!

I recently had the opportunity to meet the very knowledgeable and welcoming Tanya Booth, co-owner of The Spanish Table. She and her husband, Andy Booth, are realizing a long-time dream: to open up a San Francisco location for their store, bringing the flavors of Spain and Portugal to The City. I live really close to the new shop, andContinue reading “The Spanish Table comes to SF!”