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  • A Flair for Flamenco
    By Alexandra Mitchell at CIEE
    This week the students learned how to dance flamenco, a traditional Spanish dance that incorporates hand-clapping, foot-stomping, and finger-snapping. The students loved learning the steps and dancing to a mix...keep reading
  • A Taste of Tapas
    By Alexandra Mitchell at CIEE
    ¡Buenas tardes from Barcelona! Our Level 1 and Level 2A students learned how to make tapas, otherwise known as starters or light snacks in Spanish. Tapas can be either hot...keep reading
  • Coming Up Roses: End of Week One
    By Daniel Everhart at CIEE
    The first week here in Barcelona is winding down and we're feeling grateful for being in this ciudad maraviollosa . Our first full days in Barcelona pass in a vibrant,...keep reading
  • Merendando in the Market: La Boqueria
    By Daniel Everhart at CIEE
    Buenas! This first week the students were able to see various integral elements to what makes Barcelona a spectactular city. One of those attractions is the Mercat de Sant Josep...keep reading
  • Barcelona Beginnings
    By Daniel Everhart at CIEE
    Welcome everyone to the Barcelona Language & Culture program Session 2! You may recognize me from my writing from my previous blog greatest hits during the Session 1, yes, I...keep reading
  • Sitges, a beautiful seaside town
    By Gwen Stencler at CIEE
    Last Saturday we spent some time in Sitges, a quaint Mediterranean village with beautiful beaches, friendly people, and unique stores. Students enjoyed ice cream and time to explore while learning...keep reading
  • Más de Barcelona
    By Gwen Stencler at CIEE
    It’s been a busy week in Barcelona! Students have had the opportunity to visit the Picasso museum to brush up on their knowledge of the Spanish artist. We have also...keep reading
  • Barcelona: Park Güell y la Artesanía
    By Gwen Stencler at CIEE
    Week three has been a whirlwind of the art and architecture of Barcelona. Students partipated in a scavenger hunt in Park Güell, home to houses and scupltures designed by Antoni...keep reading
  • La cocina española
    By Gwen Stencler at CIEE
    Students had the chance this week to try out their culinary skills to create Spanish omelettes (tortilla española), croquettes (croquetas), brocha de ensalada de caprese y rollitos de lechuga y...keep reading

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