Costa de Valencia visits the world-famous Tomatina of Buñol

Valencia. Every year on the last Wednesday of August, Buñol – a traditional village in Spain’s region Valencia – is thrown upside down: The residents celebrate the hilarious Tomatina festival throwing tomatoes at each other. Exactly where this tradition has come from is not quite clear. It was probably found in a spontaneous act and […]

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Calming trip to Valencia’s nature reserve L’Albufera

Valencia. On Wednesday, Costa de Valencia’s language students had the opportunity to discover Valencia’s nature reserve L’Albufera. The reserve’s name comes from the Arabic and means “little sea”, as its highlight is a huge freshwater lake, which has been connected to the Mediterranean Sea once. Today the lake is home for many fish and bird […]

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Visiting Valencia’s bullfighting arena

Valencia. Bullfighting – Some people think it’s an indispensable tradition; others think it’s just animal cruelty and should be abolished. Either way, bullfighting is part of Spanish culture and people who really want to understand this beautiful country are faced with this topic. On Thursday, Costa de Valencia’s language students visited the city’s bullfight arena […]

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Exciting first day at a Spanish language school in Valencia

Valencia. A language school in one of the biggest and most fascinating cities in Spain and plenty of new students from all over the world – that sounds exciting! On their first day of language school, students are being prepared for several things they’ll face during their stay in Valencia. All formalities are arranged prior, […]

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Nace ‘Hazte Pequeño’, la primera app gratuita de juegos para que padres e hijos se diviertan juntos

En un mundo cada vez más vertiginoso con pesadas e inciertas jornadas laborales, el tiempo de calidad que los padres pasan con sus hijos es casi inexistente. Si a esto le sumamos el cansancio y la falta de planificación, pasar tiempo con los más pequeños se puede convertir en toda una batalla. En este escenario […]

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Barcelona vuelve a ser la capital del español como lengua extranjera

Desde hace 26 años se celebra en Barcelona un encuentro que reúne cerca de 600 profesionales de todo el mundo que enseñan español como lengua extranjera. Vienen de unos treinta países, tanto de la Unión Europea como de lugares tan diversos como Australia, Japón, Estados Unidos y, por supuesto, España y países de Latinoamérica. En […]

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