32 Reasons Why I Love Spain – an open letter

Dear Spain, I know our relationship has had its ups and downs. You have your problems and I have mine. Neither of us is perfect. And I admit

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A History of Romantic Love – from Exodus to OnlyFans

In 333 BC, Alexander the Great defeated the Persian Darius III at the Battle of Issus. In the chaos of the battle, Darius fled in his chariot. The

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Spanish relationship vocabulary: soltero, casado, follamigo and more!

Hey y’all! Today I’ve got some Spanish relationship vocabulary to share with you. Quick note, in case you haven’t been around lately… I’m teaching a bit of Spanish

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Dating a Spanish girl: 7 things you should know

Considering dating a Spanish girl? Okay. I respect that. But there are a few things you should know before you start. I’ve written before about the benefits of dating

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5 reasons you should date a foreigner – lessons from an expat

Should you date a foreigner? Personally, I think you should… And I’m somewhat of an expert in foreign romance at this point. I’m writing this in Madrid, Spain,

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Street English: Frases Para Ligar en Inglés

A friend of mine has an enormous collection of English textbooks and phrasebooks at home, and when I flip through them, I’m struck with how perfectly useless most

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Conversation with my trilingual girlfriend

Things that happen when you’ve been living abroad way too long… Girlfriend: Ahora que estamos de vacaciones, voy a aprovechar para hablarte en inglés. Me: Okay. Let’s do

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Now that I’m a Famous Internet Guy

Since I’m becoming something of a well-known figure in the online ESL world, I’m getting some strange emails. The other day I got one from a Spanish girl

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That Paris that you have written about – Henry Miller

Why don’t you show me that Paris,” she said,” that you have written about?” One thing I know, that at the recollection of these words I suddenly realized

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