[Download MP3] Marina talks about her new job as ‘Presidenta’… the worst job in Spain? Plus, in the analysis section, we look at the fastest
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[Download MP3] Marina talks to her friend Ines about a unique way of going on holiday, el intercambio de casa.
[Download MP3] Ben learns to draw, and develops the right side of his brain, which is responsible for more than we imagine!
[Download MP3] This week we explore the urge to grow fruit and vegetables in the city, and the amazing effects of horticulture in prison…
[Download MP3] Today we talk to Marina’s dad, Roberto, about one of the most significant events in recent Spanish history, 23F, the attempted coup by
[Download MP3] Marina talks to Flor, our Chilean friend, about the differences between life in Spain, Chile, and Germany, and interesting differences between Spanish from
[Download MP3] Ben and Marina discuss the important but little-known role of the doula, and introduce a couple of great ‘trabalenguas’ in the analysis section!
[Download MP3] We look at just how much power parents still have over their children in Spain, long after they have left home…
[Download MP3] We look at how Spain’s cuisine, or a fantasy version of it, is conquering the world!
[Download MP3] Ben and Marina discuss health tourism in Spain, and why it is annoying Spanish doctors so much!
[Download MP3] How are we going to feed 9 Billion people in 2050? We look at the main problems, and possible solutions.
Hola! It’s revision/review time – Last year we emailed some of you about Spanish for snacks, and we wanted to make sure you all get
[Download MP3] Ben’s sister finds love, despite it being more likely to find aliens in our galaxy, and online dating flourishes in Spain.
[Download MP3] Marina is rightly proud of her nations high-speed train network. It’s so good that Obama wants to copy it!
The above statue was spotted near the Palacio Real by a friend as we walked around Madrid – some witty person has hung a sign
[Download MP3] A burned hand leads to a trip to ‘Urgencias’, plus we discuss private and public healthcare in Spain, the joys of Spanish hospital
[Download MP3] We discuss the world’s Blue Zones, where a very high life expectancy is the norm, and the formula we might try to follow
[Download MP3] As the Catalans debate banning bullfighting, and Spain looks set for a full smoking ban in public places, we ask, will Spain still
[Download MP3] Adolescents sailing around the world, kids playing with fire, driving cars, and carrying pocket knives… can these things really be a good idea?
[Download MP3] Ben and Marina discuss a study that suggests self-help doesn’t work, the rise of the self-help industry, and how we too have benefited