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False friends: Portuguese and Spanish, brothers but not twins

Portugal and Spain share many centuries of culture and history. As real brothers, these countries have fought with each other (to expand their territories, both, in the Iberian Peninsula and America) and they felt envy of the other’s success. However, both nations feel a kind of love for the other. Linguistically, the Portuguese and Spanish [...]

By |2018-12-04T13:00:19+01:00diciembre 5th, 2018|False Friends|Sin comentarios

True sangria comes from Spain and Portugal

Have you ever tasted the sangria? Where did you take it? Was it in Spain or Portugal? If it wasn’t neither in Spain nor Portugal, you can’t really talk about sangria (sweet red wine blended with fruits) since last week the European Parliament established that true sangria just comes from these two countries. From now on, aromatized [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:32:13+01:00enero 22nd, 2014|This is Spain|Sin comentarios