Oh those tranquil tracks!

– Depende – Jarabe de Palo (Reminds me of Mirkelam in Turkish) – Agua – Jarabe de Pelo – Ojos de Gata – Los Secretos

Spanish music

Until recently, my knowledge on spanish music was quite limited (to Shakira, Mercedes Sosa, and Andrea Bocelli, etc.) As I look for fun ways to learn Spanish like through songs, I have started to record my favourite Spanish songs on my youtube playlist. Jarabe de Palo, Revolver, Luz casal, Manu Chao and so on have…

Useful Proverbs

A quien madruga, Dios le ayuda : God helps those who get up early. / my friend’s addition: …pero soy tan buena persona que le dejé ayudar a los demás: …but I am such a good person that I let him help others:)))) Amores, dolores y dineros, no pueden estar secretos: Love, smoke and cough…

Spanish expressions / Speak like a local

Spending such a great time, I have been hearing some quite fun and important expressions to use in daily life. 1. tiquismiquis: fussy I eat almost everything here so ‘no soy tiquismiquis’ 2. Pijo/a: snob If you have many apple products, you might be called ‘eres un pijo!’ 3. Choni: silly, idiot If there is…

Crucial idioms!

– mas seco la mojama: not to be very friendly, as dead as a dodo – dios me libre: god forbid! – vivir como una reina: living like queens – no parar quieto: not keeping still – tener buen rollo: to have good vibes, to get on very well – estar como una cabra: to…