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Barcelona vs Manchester United- Match Preparations Underway

by Lindsay Cook on 5/25/2011 3:10:24 PM

This coming Saturday, 28th May, F.C. Barcelona are going to come head to head with Manchester United in the final of the Champions League.Match preparations are already underway. The team flew from Barcelona into… more »

Barca vs Madrid round 3!

by Lindsay Cook on 4/27/2011 2:52:31 PM

This April the Spanish football teams F.C. Barcelona and Real Madrid have come head to head. Twice. Once was during the league match, La Liga held in Madrid, and the other in the Copa del Rey held in Valencia.… more »

Cuts in number of Human Statues on La Rambla

by Lindsay Cook on 2/22/2011

Barcelona´s famous street La Rambla is full of character. It was once described by Lorca as “the only street in the world that I wish would never end.”For many the human statues which line… more »

Rain in Spain

by Lindsay Cook on 1/14/2011 9:51:46 AM

Being British there is nothing that we seem to talk about more than the weather! My friends regularly ask me how my life in "Sunny Spain" is going. They are very surprised when I recount tales of my… more »

Barcelona Beat the LA Lakers!

by Olivia Elson on 10/8/2010 12:31:00 AM

Spain's basketball successes just keep on coming!After the women's team won bronze at the World Championships last week, the men's team has proved its worth too with an impressive win against NBA champions… more »

Barcelona hosts global medical triumph

by Olivia on 7/27/2010 3:47:00 PM

Yesterday, a 31 year-old Spanish man appeared before the press in Barcelona having undergone the world's first full-face transplant. He thanked the surgeons for their work and the opportunity to enjoy life… more »

Save 20% on accommodation in Barcelona!

by Stacey on 3/24/2009 9:37:00 AM

Looking to learn Spanish in a big city while also having the beach nearby? don Quijote Barcelona is an excellent destination… and you're just in luck!Book your accommodation in our don Quijote Barcelona… more »

Living Spanish in Barcelona celebration: 10% DISCOUNT OFFER!

by Stacey on 7/4/2008

The grand opening of our brand new school in Barcelona and the 2009 20th anniversary of the opening of the first don Quijote school in Spain are HUGE reasons to celebrate this year!To get the party going, we're… more »

Special member offer: no enrollment fee!

by Stacey on 6/24/2008

don Quijote is offering an exclusive discount for our members:When you book a Spanish course with us, we'll waive your enrollment fee saving you 65€/USD$100!!!It's our way of saying thank you for being a member!This… more »

Cava: Spain's Bubbly Stuff

by Erin on 10/15/2007 9:00:00 AM

One of our don Quijote interns from the UK prepared this cava "primer". She's included some pretty tempting cava cocktail ideas at the end:Cava, the bubbly stuffThe last time you cracked open a bottle of… more »

The regions of Spain - With vocabulary and phrases to learn

by Erin on 9/17/2007 1:00:00 PM

Another of the "Living in Spain" pieces we've published in English language media, this article introduces you to the diversity of Spain's 17 regions, by offering a look at Andalucía, El… more »

How to finish Gaudí's Sagrada Familia

by Erin on 4/3/2007 9:00:00 AM

According to an article published in El Pais a week or two ago (to which I unfortunately cannot link since it is in the paid archives section of the website), work on Gaudí's Sagrada Familia in Barcelona is… more »

Blog Poll: Barcelona tops list of places our readers would like to study Spanish

by Erin on 12/15/2006 5:25:00 PM

Results are in for our latest poll: "Spanish Abroad - where?" 90 visitors participated and Barcelona led the pack as the most popular destination for a Spanish course (26 votes), with Latin America not far… more »

Conoce a los Profes: desde Barcelona, Héctor de los cursos de negocios

by Erin on 10/13/2006 7:29:00 PM

Hoy conocemos a Héctor Muñoz Anaya, profesor de don Quijote Barcelona, especializado en el área de Español de Negocios. En la foto veis a Héctor de viaje en Patagonia, en Chile. Su… more »

Meet our Teachers: From Barcelona, Héctor of don Quijote's Business Spanish courses

by Erin on 10/13/2006 6:29:00 PM

This week, we meet Héctor Muñoz Anaya, who created and teaches don Quijote's Business Spanish courses in Barcelona.Héctor, shown on the left on a trip to Patagonia, has an unconventional but very wise… more »

Real Federación Española de Fútbol

by Bas on 6/9/2006 10:10:00 AM

Spanje en WK's is eigenlijk nog nooit een goed huwelijk geweest. Het beste resultaat stamt alweer uit 1950 (4e plaats). Het probleem is dat Spanje nog nooit een hecht team heeft gehad. De oorzaken? De verschillende… more »

Spain and the World Cup

by Bas on 6/5/2006 11:04:00 AM

Spain and World Cups have never been a suitable combination. The best result was in 1950 (4th place). The main problem probably is that Spain never had a 'tight' team. The main causes? The different… more »

ELLEgirlzz Leren Spaans in Barcelona

by Emmelien on 2/6/2006

Judith en Lonneke wonnen een tijdje geleden via het meidenblad ELLEgirl een weekje taalcursus in Barcelona met don Quijote. In de meivakantie was het dan zover: op naar Barcelona! Zeven dagen lang Spaans leren, de stad… more »

What's on in Spain on February?

by Paqui on 1/23/2006 4:38:00 PM

February is the month of Carnival in Spain. If you thought that Carnival celebrations where exclusive of Brazil or Venetia, you will find a pleasant surprise in the Spanish Carnivals. The most famous are the ones of… more »

Spanje, Vakantieland! - Spain, Holiday Country!

by Mirjam on 10/6/2005 3:34:00 PM

Spanje is al jaren lang een erg populair vakantieland. En niet voor niets, want Spanje is heel gevariëerd en door de grote verschillen in het klimaat en landschap is er voor elke toerist wat wils. Sommige… more »

A weekend learning Spanish in Barcelona

by Paqui on 8/12/2005 1:51:00 PM

No es fácil encontrar cursos que se puedan hacer durante el fin de semana, pero a veces ésta es la única opción para algunos estudiantes. El colegio don Quijote ahora te propone un fin de… more »

SPAIN: The Best College Experience

by Emily on 7/22/2005 1:13:00 PM

¡Hola! My name is Emily Anderson. I am a United States college student attending the University of Alabama in Huntsville. I am currently in Salamanca, Spain working for don Quijote in the marketing department for… more »

Our Teachers of Spanish at Barcelona - Los profesores de español de Barcelona

by Paqui on 6/7/2005 10:07:00 AM

These are the teachers of don Quijote school in Barcelona. The picture is a bit old, if anyone has a better one please send it to… more »