Two countries, just a river apart. The Guadiana River marks the border between Spain and Portugal along this stretch. I stand on the bank, my feet in the Spanish region of Extremadura, across the water lies the Portuguese Alentejo.
An evening of fado in Olivenza, a singular town on the Spanish /Portuguese border … More Fado in the castle courtyard
It felt like being in an oven with the hairdryer on. … More Midsummer nights in Seville
I have been fortunate enough to grow up bilingually, speaking fluently in both English and Spanish. But it would have never been possible if it hadn’t been for the efforts my parents made to teach me their language and culture as well as the one I was growing up in. … More 5 reasons to raise bilingual kids