la semana santa

La Semana Santa

One of the most known festivity in Spain is the “Semana Santa“, the week between Palm Sunday and Easter. Spain is a very catholic country, and during this week all over Spain there are processions of believers and statues depicting Jesus and his mother Mary known as “Pasos“, carried by people of old brotherhoods (confràdias) that […]

Italian idiomatic expression

What Essere Muto Come Un Pesce Means In Italian

There is a new lovely Italian idiom to learn: “essere muto come un pesce“! It’s not too difficult to understand what “essere muto come un pesce” means in Italian, however it’s worth having a look at its meaning and uses. Sometimes the difficult part is answering the question: in which context shall I use this […]

the 7 best places to see in Rome

The Best 7 Places To See In Rome

If you are travelling to Italy soon, have a look at the best 7 places to see in Rome! The best 7 places to see in Rome are not only touristy areas or attractions, but also less renowned places to discover and enjoy with your travel buddies. Rome is definitely one of the first Italian […]

20 basic Spanish words and phrases to know for beginner students

20 Basic Spanish Words And Phrases To Know

Have you just started learning the language and are looking for basic Spanish words and phrases to know? In this article we will go through 20 basic Spanish words and phrases to know for beginners: very useful chunks that you might need to use when you travel to a Spanish speaking country or meet natives […]

Easter Sweets

Make Your Own Easter Sweets

Why don’t you make some Easter sweets at home? Preparing some Italian and Spanish Easter sweets is a fantastic idea! There are loads of different traditional sweets to have a look at: so the first thing to do is choosing what we want to make, depending on our tastes and level of difficulty. Whatever you […]

easter symbols

Traditional Easter Symbols

What do you know about Easter symbols? We are used to a number of very traditional Easter symbols, but do you know where they come from? First of all, in most European languages, the word “Easter” comes from the Hebrew Pesach.  European languages associate the word Pesach to the Jewish feast of Passover, which was […]

a chat with Veronica Raimo

Live Streaming: A Chat With Veronica Raimo – 1st April 7pm (Italy time)

Follow our live streaming with Veronica Raimo on the 1st April at 7pm (Italy time)! Veronica Raimo is an interesting Italian author who recently published her last work, “Niente di vero”, included in the 74 books submitted for the Premio Strega, the most important Italian book prize. If you read her books since the first […]

spanish for beginners

Let’s Learn Some Spanish Easter Words

Learning Spanish for Beginners is really fun! If you study Spanish for Beginners and are enjoying your lessons, you will be happy to expand your vocabulary. In this period of the year, Easter is the most important event in Spain. People do celebrate this religious festivity all the week between Palm Sunday and Easter, the […]

learn more about the history of the Italian language and dialects

The History Of The Italian Language And Dialects

What do you know about the history of the Italian language and dialects? The history of the Italian language and dialects is quite a long one. The modern Italian language and current dialects went through a number of changes and evolved over the time due to many factors. As you might know, the Italian language […]

spanish idiom

What Echar Una Mano Means In Spanish

Do you understand the Spanish idiom “echar una mano“? We are talking about an expression that Spanish speakers use a lot: “echar una mano” is really common and you have probably heard it many times. If you enjoy learning Spanish idioms, this is a very good one to add to your vocabulary: easy to use […]