Intermediate 21: Una Colombiana en España
We talk about the next part of our holidays, where we travel to Barcelona.
19 Aug 2014
Intermediate 4: Alcohol
Rob and Liz discuss a recent night of "juerga", and the unfortunate consequences the next day! Spanish conversation around our experiences with alcohol, particularly the Colombian favourite "Aguardiente"... If you want to learn all of the vocabulary around drinking and its consequences (both good and bad), this is the podcast for you!
12 Mar 2013
Intermediate 3: Plastic Surgery
Would you consider getting plastic surgery? What part of your body would you reduce/tighten up/enlarge? We talk about "la cirugía plástica," which is particularly popular in certain parts of Colombia, which brings people from all around the world.
5 Mar 2013
Intermediate 28: Uber
We discuss Uber, and the future of the Gig Economy
22 May 2018
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Intermediate Spanish 5: TV
Liz explains why TV is such a central part of a Latin American's lifestyle! We cover "telenovelas" such as "Betty La Fea" (Ugly Betty), morning shows, reality TV, and the cult of celebrity. Somos adictos a la tele!
19 Mar 2013
Intermediate 19: Cultural etiquette
We talk about a few of the cultural norms in both England and South America, and how different they can be!
5 Aug 2014
Intermediate 20: Viaje a Francia
We took some holidays recently (again - we do work sometimes, honest!), starting with a wedding in Toulouse, France. Here, we talk about our experience in a French (and Colombian) wedding.
12 Aug 2014
Intermediate 18: 5 surprising things about Colombia
Rob tells Liz about 5 surprising things he learnt when he was in Colombia.
3 Aug 2014
Intermediate Spanish 8: Sleep
We talk about our sleeping habits and customs
23 Apr 2013
Intermediate Spanish 9: Coffee
The world's most popular drug: Coffee!
1 May 2013
Intermediate 26: News
Why do we follow the news? Does it make us good global citizens, or is it merely entertainment? Rob and Lis discuss this and more.
26 Jun 2017
Intermediate Spanish 6: White Lies
We discuss "las mentiras piadosas" - white lies!
22 Mar 2013
Intermediate Spanish 17: Vivir con los padres
According to recent statistics, 55% of Spanish people between 25-29 live at home with their parents - part of an increasing trend around Europe. Here, we talk about our experiences living with parents, as well as the pros and cons.
1 Jun 2014
Intermediate Spanish 7: Fashion
We discuss English and Colombian attitudes to fashion
4 Apr 2013
Intermediate 27: The Earthquake
Rob travelled around Mexico, and was in Ciudad de Mejico during a large earthquake. Hear about his firsthand experience.
18 May 2018